Donna is an award winning metal clay artist and educator living in Scottsdale Arizona. She teaches for Bead & Button, Bead Fest, JOGS for Jewelry Tools, ART Unraveled, Adorn Me!, Color of the Stone, and many small groups. She also teaches private lessons on location for people in their homes.
Donna's works have been in several publications by Lark Books, Brynmorgen Press, and Wardell Publications. Her pieces have been exhibited at Zaruba & Zaruba, Fredericksburg, MD, at the Shaw Gallery, Northeast Harbor ME and Purdue University. She has twice been a Saul Bell Design Award finalist, and a finalist in Celebrating Beads, the Journey of Design, at the Bead Museum, Washington, DC. Several of her pieces have been in the Art and Design in Metal Clay calendars, one was a cover and her ring "Rutile Adorned" took 2nd overall in the North American Design Competition.
LiL BeLLA metal clay humidifier is Donna's invention. The earliest version was featured in Ce Ce Wire's book, New Directions in Metal Clay by Lark Books. The LiL BeLLA has been sold worldwide since 2004.
TEACHING ART IS LIKE CRAWLING THROUGH OTHERS' IMAGINATIONS... Donna Lewis