Donna M. Schwarz, cpsa
Private collections in Ireland, China and the USA Connecticut, new York, Texas, Illinois, California, West Virginia, Kentucky and Ohio
2002 - A member of the “Brush and Palette Art Guild” in Ohio 2002 thru Present. Beginning in 2010 I had served as art Show coordinator, served on the judging committee and I was the historian form 2009 through 2011
2008 – Member of the CPSA (Colored Pencil Society of America) from 2008 through present. In 2014 -2015 Served as Vice President of District Chapter 119. In 2015-2019 served as President of District Chapter 119 of the CPSA, with a membership of 50 artists.
2012 – Exhibiting in The Annual Brush and Palette Guild show I was honored with the People’s Choice Award “Glorious Changes and Transformations in Life”
2013 - Exhibited in the Brush and Palette Guild Show I was awarded a first, a second place.
2014 - Exhibited in the Brush and Palette Guild Show Awarded a Honorable mention along with Best of Division award for “Liam”
2009 Accepted in to the 19th Annual CPSA International Exhibition, (a judged exhibit) where I received Outstanding Recognition “Elegant Emergence” held In Dallas Texas.
2010 –Accepted in to the 20th Annual CPSA International Exhibition with “The Glorious Changes and Transformations in Life”. Held at The Carnegie in Kentucky
2010 – Received an Honorable Mention from Foothills Art Show in Jackson, Ohio for
2010 - Painted with the Plein Air Society at Lake Wynoka in the 2010 auction to benefit the SSCC (Southern State Community College) and was awarded an Honorable Mention for my sold painting.
2011 I happily joined Lake Wynoka to benefit SSCC and my painting was sold benefitting SSCC
2011 – Displayed work for the benefit of the Red Cross in Cincinnati Ohio
2011 My work has been accepted into the 21st annual CPSA International juried Exhibition with ”The Beauty of Nature Where Some Flutter and Some Fly” which is my third acceptance and earned me the award of a signature status from the CPSA.
2011 – CPSA DC 119 6th annual show in Sharon Center in Sharon Woods, Ohio on Exhibit
2012 – CPSA 7th annual show for DC 119 awarded an Honorable Mention “Graceful Orchids”
2012 –Published in the “C P Magazine by Ann Kullberg for all things colored Pencil.
2013 - Published in the Colored Pencil Magazine’s yearly calendar for April 2013 by Sally Ford.
2013 – CPSA DC 119 show for 2013 held at The Barn, Mariemont, Ohio on exhibit awarded Honorable Mention for the piece “Graceful Orchids”
2013 - Works at the Foothills Exhibition in Jackson, Ohio October, where an honorable Mention was received for “Special Collections” and a First Place awarded for “Rising Sun IN”
2014 – CPSA DC 119 show at Clifton Cultural Arts Center on exhibit Honorable Mention awarded for “The Reds Light up Cincinnati”
2015 - CPSA DC 119 show at Maple Knolls, Cincinnati, awarded first place and People’s Choice for ‘Glorious Transformations and Changes in Life”
2016 – CPSA DC 119 chapter show Sept –Oct held in eh incline district of Cincinnati at the Flats Art Gallery, 3028 Price Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio. Awarded a First Place for “Let’s Dance Remembering” and a Honorable Mention for “Out of the Dark”.
2016 - Exhibiting “The Glorious Changes and Transformations in Life” at the ADC Art Design Consultants, a juried show in Cincinnati, “Art Comes Alive” July- August. I have been awarded “Nature Artist of the Year” and a SOLO booth at NYS Art EXPO 2017.
2016 - Awarded a third place in Ann Kullberg’s 17th Annual Members Show and A Magazine cover in Sept 2016 issue of COLOR Magazine with the piece “Let’s Dance Remembering”
2016 - Awarded an Honorable Mention in Sally Fords, Colored Pencil Magazine’s Annual Show and a place on the 2017 Calendar with “Let’s Dance Remembering”
2017 - “Let’s Dance Remembering” accepted in the CPSA 13th Annual Explore This! Exhibition.
2017 - Exhibition at the ART EXPO in NYC April 22and 23 located on Pier 94 NYC.
2017 - Published in COLOR Magazine July 2017 Ann Kullberg’s 18th Annual Members Show
2017 - In the CPSA show Art Speciation’s, an on line Art Exhibition with “My Feather Bed”
2017 - Exhibiting at the Cox Gallery, Kentucky, March and April
2017 - Exhibiting at the Loveland Art Studios on Main, Sept. Awarded third place for “My Feather Bed’
2017 - Exhibiting at the Heaven Art Gallery as Octobers Featured Artist in Scottsdale AZ. http://www. Heavenartgalleryusa.com.
2017 – Accepted in the Colored Pencil Treasures volume 5
More to come.................