My paintings are archaeological explorations of the history of painting and of my personal history. 

 

don.fortenberry@gmail.com

215-207-8583

Philadelphia, PA

 

EXHIBITIONS

Two Artists show, 
Allens Lane Art Center
The Lieberman Gallery, Settlement Music School
Philadelphia, PA , January, 2018

Visual Art Exchange, Featured Artist
Raleigh, NC, April, 2015

Holiday Exhibition, Visual Art Exchange
Raleigh, NC, December 2014

Visual Art Exchange, Featured Artist
Raleigh, NC, November 2013

Primary, Group Show, Visual Art Exchange, Raleigh, NC July, 2013

Unexpected Readings, Inaugural Group Show, 
Chapel Hill Library, Chapel Hill, NC, April – July, 2013

Collage Paintings, One Man Show, Irvington Library, 
Irvington-On-Hudson, NY, July 2011

All of a Piece, Katonah Museum, Katonah NY,
 Juror - Robert Storr, 1995

Persistence of Painting, Kohn Pederson Fox Gallery, New York, NY, 1995

Benefit Show, P.S. 122, New York, NY, 1990

Small Scale Abstraction, Art in General, New York, NY, 1989

New Abstraction, Weatherspoon Gallery, 
UNC, Greensboro, NC, 1989

Group Show, 48 Laight Gallery, New York, NY, 1988

Two Artists, 55 Mercer Gallery, New York, NY, 1988

Five painters, P.S. 122 Gallery, New York, NY, 1988

Abstraction/Four Artists, Parker Bratton Gallery, New York, NY, 1987

New Abstract Paintings, Cork Gallery, Lincoln Center, New York, NY, 1986

Windows on 8th Avenue, New York, NY, 1986

Young New York Artists, Hickory Museum, Hickory, NC, Appalachian University, Boone, NC, 1984

Four Artists, Soho Center for Visual Artists, New York, NY, 1981

 

Education

MFA, Painting, Brooklyn College, CUNY, Brooklyn New York, 1979

BFA, Maryland Institute, College of Art, Baltimore, MD, 1976

 

Collections -

Johnson & Johnson, NJ

IBM Corp

Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom, New York, NY

Egon Zehnder International