Donald Earley

Assistant Professor

Contact

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Education

  • AS Fashion Institute of Technology

Biography

A practicing artist and experienced educator, Donald’s work is described as bridging “fine art” and fashion illustration. He is certainly an accomplished artist, whose skills include painting, drawing, etching, drypoint, sketching, lithography and sculpture works in glass and bronze. 

Donald’s work is described as bridging “fine art” and fashion illustration. He is certainly an accomplished artist, whose skills include painting, drawing, etching, drypoint, sketching, lithography and sculpture works in glass and bronze. 

His career spans many decades and his freelance commissions include:  Bonwit Tellers, the New York Times, Vogue Patterns, Calvin Klein, Damon Shirts, Bill Blass, Roselon Industries and Yves St. Laurent.  In addition he had the honor and distinction of working with actor Eli Wallach, Nancy Littlefield, Director of Motion Pictures and Television on productions for theatrical organizations and Don Durant Productions. 

Donald is also an accomplished educator having taught at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York, Cooper School of Art in Cleveland and at Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond before moving to Qatar to help develop the thriving BFA in Fashion Design course.

As a practicing artist, Donald has exhibited extensively across the UK and the USA.

Publications

EXHIBITIONS

January 2010          A Moment In Time: Works by Donald Earley

                                    Carnegie Hall, Lewisburg WV

 

November 2010         Donald Earley, A Retrospect

                                    Cooper Gallery, Lewisburg WV

 

June 2009                   A Moment In Time: Works by Donald Earley

                                    Gallery 108, Roanoke VA

 

February 2009                        Group Exhibition – National Black Artists

                                    Jacob Javits Convention Center, New York

 

January 2009              A Moment In Time: Works by Donald Earley

                                    Carnegie Hall, Lewisburg WV

 

June 2008                   Building Bridges Through Art II – Group Show

                                    Old Salt Sulphur Springs WV

Showcase