PUBLIC ART and INSTALLATIONS
Tile Façade, Angel Falls Coffee Shop, Akron, OH, 2014-2017
Strange Particles, Nancy and Dennis Carracher residence, Copley, OH, 2017
Cascade Village Public Art 2012-2013.
The Boogie Man of Howard Street, Summit Art Space, fall, 2012.
Synaptic Installation, Action Link, summer, 2012
Watershed Event, Myers School of Art, 2011.
Howard Street Project, Lauer Building, Akron, Ohio, 2010
Room of Beloved Fears, Summit Art Space, tile installation, 2008.
Stairway, residence of Margo Snider, porcelain tile, 3’X 15”, 2008
As Above, So Below, collection of the artist, Akron, OH porcelain floor, 380 sq. ft.
“Nothing Great Is Ever Accomplished Without Much Enduring” Catherine of Sienna, Student Union,University ofAkron,Akron,OH. 24 by 8 by 4-ft water wall, 2003.
Robinson in the World,RobinsonAcademy,Akron,OH, 200 by 8 ft tile mural, 2001.
Stairway to the Arts, Vern Riffe Center for the Arts, Shawnee State University, Portsmouth, OH, 2000. 18 by 18, by 3ft tile floor walls, benches and light covers.
Plus Ultra Bench, MyersSchool ofArt,University of Akron, 2001. 8 feet by 2 feet by 18 inches, tiled bench. Collaborator, Janice Troutman.
Commemorative Bench, E.J. Thomas Hall, University of Akron, Akron, OH, 2000, ten feet in diameter. Collaborator, Janice Troutman.
Four Seasons Floor,Central Ohio Psychiatric Hospital,Columbus,OH, l996. Tile floor twenty by fifteen feet. Collaborator, Joseph Blue Sky.
Ceramic History Wall,MyersSchool of Art, 1995. Outdoor tile wall 12 by 12 ft. .
Magic Fountain, Metro Health Hospital, Cleveland, OH, 1995.12 by 12 by 4 ft. Collaborator, Joseph Blue Sky
King Triton and the Little Mermaid, Children’s Hospital,Akron,OH, l993. Tile wall twenty four by eight feet. Collaborators: Beth Lindenberger, Warren Harrison, Joseph Blue Sky, Vickie Steiger Akron Public Schools, Myers School of Art students.
Water: a collaborative exhibition with Jean Marie Hartman, Rutgers University Art Library, 2017
After the Pedestal, The Sculpture Center, Cleveland, OH, Juror, Steve Lock, 2017
Best of 2017 Ohio Designer Craftsmen, Ohio Craft Museum, Columbus, Oh, 2017, Juror Ceramics artist Bill Griffith, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, 2017
Best of 2017 Southern Ohio Museum, Portsmouth, Ohio, 2017
Black and White, Artists of Rubber City Annual Juried Exhibition, Box Gallery, Summit ArtSpace, Akron, Ohio, Jurors: Pita Brooks, Associate Director of Admissions at Cleveland Institute of Art and Kristin Rogers, Art Education and Communications Manager at Progressive Insurance Corporate Art Department. 2017
Continuity: Recent works by Myers School of Art Emeritus Faculty, Emily Davis Gallery, University of Akron, Akron, OH, 2016
All Ohio Contemporary Ceramics, Yan Sun Art Museum, Zanesville, OH 2016
Galactic Pleasures, The Studio Door, San Diego, CA 2016
FUSION: The Merging of Art & Science, Summit Art Space, Akron, OH, 2016
2016 National Juried Art Exhibition, Art+Science, Indiana University East Art Gallery, Richmond, Indiana, 2016
Microcosmos Gallery 621, 309 St. Benicia, CA 94510, 2015
Installation: Cloud, Kokoon Gallery, Cleveland, Spring 2015.
Miniatures, River Gallery, Rocky River, OH, Sept. 2015
Historic and Contemporary Women Artists, Kokoon Arts Gallery, 2015
Pairings: Collaborative Works, Healdsburg Center for the Arts, Healdsburg, CA, Oct. 2015
Ceramics Invitational 2015, River Gallery, Rocky River, Feb. 2015
A Home for Joe, Baldwin Wallace, 2014, Berea, Ohio, 2014
Not the Usual Suspects, Director’s Choice, Lakeland Community College, 2014
Bioforms + Metacosms: Sculpture Exhibition, Harris Stanton Gallery, Akron, OH, spring 2014
Earth Moves: shifts in Ceramic Art and Design, Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities, Arvada Colorado, September, 2013
All-Ohio Ceramic Invitational, Heights Arts, Cleveland Heights, Ohio, Sept. 2013
Small Favors, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA, 2013
Synapse: Art and Science, ActionLink Headquarters, Akron, OH, summer, 2012
Groundwater: Out of Site/Sight Out of Mind, Sculpture Center, Cleveland, OH, 2011
Monumental Ideas in Miniature Books, traveling exhibition, 2011
The Altered Book Project, Summit Art Space, Akron, OH 2011
New Worlds, Places and Form: Kent-Stark College, 2011
Protégé, Mentors and Peers, Pentagon Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio, 2009.
The Feminine Spirit: Ceramics of Angelica Pozo and Donna Webb, Crandall Gallery, Mount Union College, 2009.
Ceramic Evolution, Penn Armory,Pittsburg,PA 2008.
Camera to Canvas,Summit Art Space,Akron,OH, 2008
From the Kiln, Cuyahoga Valley Art Center, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 2007.1st place.
Red Heat, Alexandre Hogue Gallery,University ofTulsa,TulsaOK 2007
Art on the Wall and Off the Pedestal,SculptureCenter,Cleveland,OH, 2007.
Fresh Art,Summit Art Space,Akron,OH 2006, 2007 and 2008.
ThirdClevelandBiennial Exhibition,ClevelandStateUniversity, 2005.
Man and Beast, Emily Davis Gallery, MyersSchool ofArt,University ofAkron, 2005.
Art Follows Industry,OhioBuilding,Akron,OH, September, 2002 – September 2003.
Fourth Man in the Fire, Storefront installation, NCECA conference,Columbus,OH, l999.
Lighten Up, The Ohio Craft Museum,Columbus,OH, l999.
Mythic Place,Kent-Stark Campus Gallery,Ravenna,OH, Feb, l999.
Mythic Place, Installation, Myers School of Art, University of Akron, Akron, OH, l998.
Ceramic Invitational, Canton Institute of Art,Canton,OH, January l998.
Articles of Faith, Southern Ohio Museum,Portsmouth,OH, October, l997.
Ceramic Invitational, Art at the Power House,Cleveland,OH, l997.
3-D X 10, Dorothy Uber Gallery, Bowling Green University, Bowling Green, OH, l996.
Contemporary Ohio Ceramics,OhioCraftMuseum,Columbus,OH, l994.
Works of Art About Courage, Art at the Powerhouse,Cleveland,OH, l994.
Vessel, Quilt, Table,WrightStateUniversityArtGallery,Dayton,OH, l993
The University of Akron Faculty Traveling china Exhibition, Guongzhou Art Institute, Central Academy of Arts and Design, Geijing, Hangzou Zhejiang Academy, 1993.
West Virginia University, Ceramic Invitational, West Virginia University, College of Creative Arts Gallery, l993.
Mid States Craft Exhibition,EvansvilleMuseum, l993.
Dish Art, William Busta Gallery, l993.
Out of Clay, Clara Kott Von Storch Gallery,Dexter,MI, l992.
Architectonics, Performing Arts Center,Fort Wayne,IN, l992.
Group See Collaboration, Union Image Gallery,Akron,OH, l992.
Donna Webb Ceramics,Mayhew Gallery,OhioWesleyan University, March l992.
Donna Webb: CERAMICS l989 – 1991, William Busta Gallery,Cleveland,OH, 1991.
Figurative Clay, Georgia State University Gallery,Atlanta,GA, l991.
Best of l991,CulturalArtsCenter,Columbus,OH, l991. Redefining Clay, Hunt Gallery,WebsterUniversity,Webster Groves,MO, l991.
May Show, Cleveland Museum of Art,Cleveland,OH, l990.
Best of l990, (Award for Excellence),ColumbusCulturalArtsCenter,Columbus,OH.
Ohio Designer Craftsmen, Canton Art Institute,Canton,OH, l990.
Rediscover Ohio Clay Cincinnati Gas and Electric Company,Cincinnati,OH, l990. American Ceramics Now, Birmingham Museum of Art Birmingham, AL, l989.
Introspective/Retrospective,OhioArts Council, Gund Gallery,Columbus,OH, 1989.
Functional Ceramics Invitational,WayneCenterfor the Arts,Wooster,OH, l989.
Third National Ceramic Invitational, Canton Art Institute, Canton, OH, l989.
American Ceramics Now: The 27th Ceramic National Exhibition,DeCordovaMuseum,Lincoln,MA, l989.
Tents, fire pit, cookout, water quality testing, water color, environmental art, animal exhibit. Fire Safety lecture with the Akron Fire Department. Participants: 35 children and 10 staff Cascade Village. July 18, 2012, 9am-5pm
Cascade Village Goes to the Zoo
Trip to the Cleveland Zoo to work on Cascade Village Goes to the Zoo, commissioned by the Community Life Office at Cascade Village. A day of drawing at the Cleveland Zoo for young residents at Cascade Village to create a book as well as an exhibition of the drawings at Cascade Village. Participants, 30 children. Wed July 25 10-5pm
Cascade Village Memorial/Community Garden
Collaboration with Akron Urban Gardeners; weeding and picking herbs, vegetables and flowers, plein air painting , installation of vegetables and flowers along with watercolors done by resident children, garden Clean-up, weeding and planting August 2012- May 2013
New Jim Crow Reading Group/Community Action
Reading, discussion, planning, Michelle Alexander lecture, E.J. Thomas. Participants 12 neighbors and residents of Cascade Village. Jan 3, Jan 10, Jan 17, Jan 24, Jan 31, Feb 7. 2013
Planning and participation in Social Justice Bus Tour Action Day at Buchtel CLC, Akron, OH., Participants approx. 100 citizens. Sun April 28. Participation in the Social Justice Bus Tour traveling to seven Ohio cities supporting actions for Ohio returning citizens, victims of foreclosure, and bringing attention to the school to prison pipeline. Participants 21 from Akron and approx. 200 from Cleveland, Youngstown, Canton, Newark, Dayton, Cincinnati and Columbus. Sun April 28-Th May 2. 2012
Double Map of Cascade Village
One map made from a blimp image in 1952 when the site was Elizabeth Park, the other from a satellite in 2007 when the site was the newly built Cascade Village. Maps scaled and printed by Dr. Linda Barrett, professor of geography at the University of Akron. Maps on exhibit at Cascade Village enable residents to see and compare and tell stories about the changes in their neighborhood in the last 60 years. Participant’s from the Midrise residence at Cascade Village. September 2012-May 2013.
Little Cuyahoga at Cascade Village
Hike to Combined Sewer Overflow site on the Little Cuyahoga with Pat Gsellman, environmental engineer, City of Akron. RiverDay at Cascade Village in collaboration with Friends of the Crooked River, Saturday May 18, 2013.
AWARDS AND FELLOWSHIPS
Faculty Improvement Leave 2012-2013 to work on Cascade Village Public Art Project.
OhioArts Council, Arts Innovation Grant, with Matt Kolodziej, 2008.
Arts Alive!: Outstanding Arts Educator, 2007
Faculty Research Grants 2011, 2005, 2002, 1999, 1995, 1988, 1986.
Emerging Artist Talent Panel, National Council on Education in the Ceramic Arts, l990.
Individual Artists Fellowship,OhioArts Council, 1987.
The Akron Story Circle Project: Rethinking Race in Classroom and Community, by Carolyn Behrman, Bill Lyons, Patricia Hill, James Slowiak, Donna Webb, and Amy Shriver Dreussi. Akron: University of Akron Press, 2017.
“Out of Sight/Out of Mind: Observing what lies Beneath the Surface”. Biologically-Inspired Computing for the Arts: Scientific Data Through Graphics. Ahna Ursyn, IGI Global, Hershey , PA. 2012. ISBIO-12:978-1466609425
500 Tiles. Angelica Pozo, Lark Books, 2007.
Terracotta and the London Natural History Museum, Ceramics Technical No. 22.,2006.
Mosaic Art & Style: Designs for Living Environments,JoAnn Locktov, 4 images, 2005.
The Art of Mosaic Design, A Collection of Contemporary Artists, JoAnn Locktov, 1998.
The Penland Book of Ceramics, The Master Book of Techniques, edited by Deborah Morgenthal, 2002.