Discipline: Film/Video

Donna Cameron

Discipline: Film/Video
Region: Brooklyn, NY
MacDowell Fellowships: 1998, 1999, 2000

Donna Cameron is an internationally exhibited and collected multimedia artist. Her work was exhibited in the MoMA’s 20th century retrospective of art, “MoMA 2000,” and in the Whitney Museum of American Art’s millennial show, “The Color of Ritual, The Color of Thought, Women in Avante-Garde Film in America” in 2000, as well as in the 51st and 52nd Venice Biennale of Art in 2005 and 2007. Cameron's photography and films use a unique cinematic paper emulsion process (CPE) for which she was issued a U.S. Patent in 2001. Her moving image work is distributed by Canyon Cinema, Film-makers’ Coop, and Light Cone in Paris, and is in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art. She holds an M.P.S. in intertelecommunications from the Tisch School of the Arts, and a B.F.A. in film/multimedia from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She now teaches at the Tisch School of the Arts.



Donna Cameron worked in the Mixter studio.

Built in 1927–1930, the Florence Kilpatrick Mixter Studio was funded by its namesake and designed by the architect F. Winsor, Jr., who also designed MacDowell's original Savidge Library in 1925. Mixter Studio, solidly built of yellow and grey-hued granite, once had sweeping views of Pack Monadnock to the east. The lush forest has now grown…

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