Donna Bingaman, a native of Waynesboro, will be demonstrating oil painting portraits of people and pets. She specializes in portraits. Donna is an impressionist, realist, and a blender of originality and tradition, winning many best of shows, and numerous other awards for her portraits and other subjects from flowers to genre, including sculptures in bronze.
As a child Donna was fascinated by faces and started sketching from life at an early age. At the age of 16 she started to paint pastel portraits of her neighbors and family. For many years she painted pastel portraits by commissions. She discovered oil paint and it has been her favorite medium for portraits & commissions ever since.
Donna is a graduate of the Washington School of Art and has studied with several regionally and nationally known portrait and oil painting artists. She enjoys painting people from life or photos and strives to capture the unique personality of each. Donna’s portraits have been exhibited at the Cumberland Valley and the Valley Art Show held at the Hagerstown Fine Art Museum. Donna was selected to have a one-woman show of her portraits at the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts.