Donna McKinnon

Donna McKinnon
Donna McKinnon is an Edmonton-based artist, writer, and blogger. She has a BFA in Visual Communications from the University of Alberta, and has published articles and illustrations in a number of local publications, including See Magazine and Lois Hole’s gardening books. Passionate about the printed, and preferably illustrated word, Donna can be found hanging out in bookstores, writing children’s picture book reviews, or walking the trails of Edmonton’s river valley and ravines.
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Duane Linklater is committed to broadening the conversation around Indigenous art and art-making in Canada. Degrees in Native Studies (’03 BA), a...
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For a few weeks this summer, our sister blog Work of Arts is sharing great podcasts by our amazing alumni. This week, Drama grad Zach Polis explores...
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The Percent for Art program creates shared experiences Public art is a cultural investment. Edmonton is a diverse, northern...
InScope by Dam de Nogales, in front of the Li Ka Shing Centre for Health and Research Innovation, University of Alberta (2015).
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Public art in Edmonton is often connected to UAlberta art makers and patrons. Public art is one of the most visible expressions of community values...