Paintings go to the PA Convention Center

I’m very pleased to announce that two of my paintings were purchased by the Pennsylvania Convention Center here in Philadelphia! “Loss of Promise I & II” have a new home.

If you have the opportunity, the paintings are located in the hallway that runs parallel to 13th street, just beyond the entrance on the Northwest corner of 13th and Arch Streets.

Interview featuring Very Different Animals

Very Different Animals
The Poetry Foundation interviews Fact-Simile Editions‘ JenMarie McDonald about Very Different Animals.

Very Different Animals is a very different way of representing the relationship between painting and poetry than one typically sees. … To us, the poem and the painting finish one another’s thoughts or say what the other cannot say due to the limits of their medium.

Summer workshop in KS

I’m getting geared up to make paper in Lawrence, KANSAS at the Lawrence Arts Center once more!
May 31 through June 2, 2013

Here’s the first batch of paper, made with my new Valley beater– flax fiber with recycled papers, turning out a beautiful pearl grey.

Can’t wait!

Flax paper in the vat Nicole Donnelly
Flax paper in the vat
Flax paper(dry), 2013 Nicole Donnelly
Flax paper(dry), 2013