Donna's art background includes the Academy of Art University in San Francisco and a summer at LaRomita School of Art in Italy. She received her BA degree from the University of San Francisco. She is a professional artist with her signature membership in the American Impressionist society and also a member of the California Art Club. She exhibits her work in galleries, juried exhibits, wineries and her"Artrails" open studio, each second and third weekend in October. Donna enjoys teaching drawing and painting through the Santa Rosa Junior College and various art centers. She is a longtime teacher and painter in oil, watercolor and drawing.
Click on her WORKSHOP pages on the upper left for upcoming workshops in watercolor, oil or drawing. Donna is a contributor of articles on painting in art magazines and was included as a "Spotlight"with Southwest Art magazine in 2008. Also one of her paintings was selected in the juried art collectors book by Alcove publisher, titled: The American Art Collector - West.
Donna DeLaBriandais is a third generation native of Santa Rosa, California. She finds inspiration for her paintings in Sonoma County and the north bay. Donna's landscape paintings reflect the beauty of the area. Her style is painterly and spontaneous, as she expresses her impression of the subject.