BIO

B. Donna Lewis-Jones, Maplewood, NJ, Now goes by Donna Spidie Meyer
Lives  and works in Minneapolis, MN

Juried Residency:
2018 Artist Residency, Medora, ND

Selected Group Shows:
2018 “Circle of Influence”, Great River Arts Center, Little Falls MN
2018 “Not Another Hero”, Squirrel Haus Arts, Minneapolis, MN
2017 “Winter Tide” Public Functionary, Minneapolis, MN
2016 Minnesota State Fair Painting Category, St. Paul, MN
2014 “Volunteer Biennial”, The Soap Factory, Minneapolis, MN
2009 - 2013  “Art-A-Whirl”, yearly exhibit sponsored by NEMAA, Northeast Minneapolis Arts Association, Minneapolis, MN
2005  “Botanica”, Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Sebastopol, CA
2005  “Born of Fire”, Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Sebastopol, CA
2005  “The 75th Annual Statewide Art Show”, Santa Cruz Art League, CA
2005  “Home is where the Art is”, Michelangelo Studios Gallery, Santa Cruz, CA
2004  “Day of the Dead”, Michelagelo Studios Gallery, Santa Cruz, CA
2004   Los Gatos Art and Wine Festival, Los Gatos, CA

Set Design and Installation:
2017 Haunted House, Set Design, Medora, ND
2014   MN Fringe Festival, Crime and Punishment, Set Design and Production, with Live action Set and The Soap Factory, Minneapolis, MN
2011 - 2014  Haunted Basement at the Soap Factory, Set Design

Education:
Master of Theology and the Arts, United Theological Seminary, St. Paul, MN
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, MN

Post Graduate Study: 
Richard MacDonald Studio, richardmacdonald.com Monterey, CA
New York Academy of Art, New York, NY
Art Student League of New York
University of Minnesota, Painting and Sculpture
Suzann Beck, Apprenticeship 2014 - present

Squirrel Haus Arts 

I am the co-owner of Squirrel Haus Arts   with my husband Michael Meyer, Squirrel Haus started in 2015 as an arts incubator in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Today it is a gallery, rehearsal space, non-profit meeting place, music, film, performance and workshop warehouse.
We are committed and devoted community activists. The 8,000sq ft of space is busy daily. We are especially interested in giving non profits a place to meet or create activities that serve the community and the planet.  squirrelhausarts.com

Shows Curated at Squirrel Haus:
2018 “Not Another Hero”, Squirrel Haus Arts, Minneapolis, MN, Curator
2016 “Beauty and Chaos”,  Squirrel Haus Arts, Minneapolis, MN, Curator