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Don Forsyth

Name: Donald Forsyth

Location: Grantham, PA

Teaching: Messiah College

External Website: http://home.messiah.edu

Collaborating Artist: Shirley Ainoo

About:

Donald Forsythe is an artist /educator living in Dillsburg, Pennsylvania. Born in 1955 in Pittsburgh, PA, he studied Art Education at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, (B.S.ed., 1977) and earned the MFA degree from the Rochester Institute of Technology (Printmaking / Photography) in 1979. He currently produces works on paper and box constructions, and has exhibited widely, winning numerous awards and honors. He served on the Board of Directors of Christians in Visual Arts from 1983 – 2000, and was the president of that organization from 1991-1993. He was named an International Fellow of the Ballinglen Art Foundation in Ballycastle, Ireland in 2002. Don has taught at Messiah College in Grantham, PA for twenty six years, where he is currently Distinguished Professor of Art.   

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