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

Squirrel Haus Arts 

Donna is the co-owner of Squirrel Haus Arts  with Michael Meyer. Squirrel Haus Arts is a gallery, rehearsal space, non-profit meeting place, music venue, film, performance and workshop warehouse.
Donna and Michael are devoted community and arts advocates. The 8,000 sq. ft. of space has had many art shows and community gatherings.

Curatorial Projects:
2018 “Not Another Hero”, Squirrel Haus Arts, Minneapolis, MN
2017 “Beauty and Chaos”, Squirrel Haus Arts, Minneapolis, MN

Juried Residency:
2018 Artist Residency, Medora, ND

Selected 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

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  The Haunted Basement at the Soap Factory

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, 2013
New York Academy of Art, New York, NY, Alyssa Monks, 2018
Art Students League of New York, 2015
University of Minnesota, 2018 - present, Painting and Sculpture, Mathew Zefeldt, Pedram Baldari
Apprenticeship 2014 - present, Suzann Beck