Donald Wright Signature



PO Box 504
Astoria, OR 97103 E mail:
Telephone 503-338-9363 Web site:


Born:     St. Louis, MO, 17 June 1930
Deceased:     Astoria, OR, 17 April 2012

Education:     Washington University, St. Louis, MO
BS, Cum Laude, MIssouri State University, Springfield, MO
New Mexico State University, Las Vegas, NM
MFA, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI - 2 year Degree

Teaching:     Utah State University, Logan, UT, Asst. Professor of Art
Central Washington State University, Ellensburg, WA, Lecturer in Art
Pennsylvania State University, Altoona, PA, Asst. Professor of Art

Occupations and Activities:      (not in any order)

Sculptor: Bronze and other media - 50 years
(Over 100 invitational and competitive
Goldsmith: (Gold Jewelry) - 50 years
exhibitions, many prizes, both areas)
•   Lecturer: (example: Art and the Now-moment)
•   Over 35 years of study in the philosophy and psychology of human consciousness
•   Author of the manuscript: MAKING FOR THE LIGHT
How to Understand Your Consciousness and Develop Its Full Potential
•   Public radio program host
•   Writer: essays, magazine and newspaper articles.
•   Control Tower Operator: USAF, Europe and North Africa - 4 years
•   Ocean sailor, Captain: “Chaos”, 33 ft. sailboat, 14,000 ocean miles - 2 years
•   Airplane pilot: open cockpit aerobatic biplane and small single engine - since 1976
•   Commercial aertial, studio and location photographer, St. Croix, USVI - 3 years
•   Gallery owner: The Selective Eye, Santa Fe, NM (my sculpture & jewelry) - 16 years
•   Gallery owner: The Second Source, Cerrillos, NM - 2 years
•   Gallery owner: The Source, Lancaster, PA
•   Architectural designer: residential
•   Interior designer: residential and commercial
•   Consumer product designer, Nambe Mills, Santa Fe, NM
•   Experimental product designer: Armstrong Cork Co., Lancaster, PA
•   Exhibit and display designer: Seattle, WA & Lancaster, PA
•   Graphic designer
•   Advertising account executive: Marlowe W. Hartung Agency, Lancaster, PA
•   Restaurant & cocktail lounge owner: The Flames, Safe Harbor, PA
•   Owner: The Fun Store, Santa Fe, NM
•   Owner: 116 acres in Tennessee, self-designed house, studio, barn and stables,
10 years
•   Drum major, band manager and field technician:
Washington University, St. Louis, MO
•   Saxophonist and cabaret singer (English and French)
•   Captain: Turquoise Trail Volunteer Fire Dept., Cerrillos, NM
•   Special Deputy Sheriff: Santa Fe County, NM
•   Dozer & Truck Driver: Road Crew, SD
•   Gold miner: Homestake mine, Lead, SD
•   Equestrian and motorcyclist
•   Etc..



Donald Wright at various stages of life.





One of Donald's Sculptures