Donna Dodson

Fulbright-Q21/Museumsquartier Artist-in-Residence

Home Institution
Brandeis University
Host Institution
Q21/MuseumsQuartier - Tricky Women
Project Title
"Amazons, Goddesses and Wonder Women"
19 February 2022 – 7 May 2022

Donna Dodson is a US sculptor who has exhibited her artwork around the world. Donna has completed successful residencies in Verbier, Switzerland, in Cusco, Peru, in Keelung, Taiwan, and in Ringkoebing, Denmark. she is currently a resident scholar at the Brandeis University Women’s Studies Research Center. Her recent show, “The Amazons Among Us” at the Boston Sculptors Gallery, was met with critical acclaim. Donna is currently a Fulbright US scholar at Q21/MuseumsQuartier in Vienna Austria working as an artist in residence at Tricky Women/Tricky Realities, the world’s only animation festival for women in 2022.

Donna has won grants from the Massachusetts Cultural Council, the New Hampshire Guild of Woodworkers, and the George Sugarman Foundation. Her work is in the permanent collection of the Provincetown Art Museum, the Art Complex Museum, and the Fuller Craft Museum in Massachusetts, the Noyes Art Museum in New Jersey, and the Davistown Museum in Maine. Donna's work has been reviewed in The Boston Globe, Sculpture Magazine, and The Daily Beast.

Donna is a graduate of Wellesley College. She enjoys public speaking and has been a guest speaker at conferences throughout North America. Donna is a freelance writer whose articles in newspapers, magazines, and blogs demonstrate the economic impact and global reach of the arts sector. Her recent paper “What do we call courageous women” was presented at the Society for Classical Studies/Archaeological Institute of America joint annual meeting in January 2022.