Donna De Palma

Donna D.

Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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Levels taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
I've made a living as a freelance artist, graphic designer, commercial photographer and freelance writer for ad agencies and private and corporate clients for over 15 years.

I'll show you how to pitch an idea to anyone you meet. You'll learn how to engage people from all walks of life and in all fields of endeavor.

We'll discuss how to add value to the work you produce and ultimately how to deliver projects that will meet your clients needs and convert them into loyal clients who trust you to fulfill their visual requirements. We'll talk fees and contracts and how to protect yourself as a small business owner.

About Donna D.

I tailor my teaching to the level of each student. Instruction will be fun and exciting. With an education that's included six years in art school, my teaching style is creative and intuitive yet provides the structure needed to grasp concepts quickly.

I gear all study to achieving a level of mastery of the subject. With a respect for what others have achieved, we'll look at the contributions in the field, then set the bar high with an innovative approach to learning.


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Head of Content
Mar 2017 - Jan 2019

Anna Goodson Illustration & Motion

Freelance Features Writer
Oct 2011 - Mar 2016

USA Today and Gannett Newspapers


Masters in Fine Arts
Sep 1996 - May 2006

RIT, Rhode Island School of Design, Ontario College of Art and Design


English, some French

Fluent / Native Proficiency


Licensed Massage Therapist
Sep 2008



American Society of Media Photographers
Jun 1993
The Mission of ASMP: To create sustainable information, advocacy and communication systems designed to empower and educate still and motion photographers, and associated imaging professionals.

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