About DCH


Donna is a visual and community engaged artist living on the Roanoke River in Virginia.  She holds a Master of Fine Art from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Donna incorporates photography, sculpture, video, and performance in her practice to address the intersection of place, memory, history, and the body. 

Some of the highlighted institutions that have exhibited her work have been the Chicago Cultural Center, The New Orleans Museum of Art, the Fac Modern in Colorado, and the Mint Museum in Charlotte, NC.  Donna has received grants from Alternate ROOTS in Atlanta, GA, a grant from the Lowcountry  SC Arts  Program, and two grants from the Oak Spring Garden Foundation in VA. 

In the last few years she has completed a variety of artist residencies in her explorations of land and place. A few of these places are: Jentel in Banner, Wyoming, Pine Meadow Ranch in Sisters, Oregon,  A Studio in the Woods in New Orleans, Louisiana,  Oak Spring Gardens in Upperville, Virginia, and Cow House Studios in Wexford, Ireland.

Behind the scene photos from "Communions"

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