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donia // curator

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Donia is a seasoned Curator and Creative Consultant whose career has explored the intersections of art, entertainment, contemporary culture, and community engagement. She excels at connecting people through art and is impassioned by projects that inspire curiosity and spread positivity.


Donia possesses a diverse skill set from her various contemporary art roles, ranging from gallery and studio management to creative documentation, administration, and logistics. With a career additionally enriched by two decades in the hospitality and customer service industries, she brings a unique blend of artistic vision and a client-focused approach to all her projects.

Committed to innovating ways to bridge gaps through art, Donia actively seeks opportunities to spark conversations and bring together diverse perspectives and talents in pursuit of shared creative endeavors. She champions artists of all mediums, supports art education initiatives, and advocates for more inclusive environments in the arts, such as expanding accessibility of arts spaces and diversity in representation.


Driven by the belief that creativity is a fundamental human need, Donia is dedicated to encouraging the practice of creativity as a habit in everyday life. She is eager to embark on projects that challenge conventional thinking and collaborate with like-minded individuals and organizations to produce art-driven experiences, inspire meaningful dialogue, and build a more vibrant and inclusive artistic ecosystem.

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Interested In Collaborating?
donia@onlydoniauknow.com
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Creative EXPERIENCE

PROFESSIONAL

Curator  |  Gristle Tattoo + Art  |  2020 - 2022

Administrator  |  The Teaching Studios of Art Online |  2020 - 2023
 

Dark Surrealism Program Curator  |   Last Rites Gallery NYC  |   2018 - 2020

Gallery Manager  |   Last Rites & Paul Booth Galleries NYC  |   2016 - 2020

Online Curator & Correspondent   |  ArtAttacks! Online   |   2012 - 2017
 

CURATION

Sugar, Spice, & Not Playing Nice |  Gristle Art Gallery  |  2021  |  Online Exclusive

Ultraviolet |   Last Rites Gallery NYC  |   2018  |   Guest Curation

Forbidden Thinking |  Last Rites Gallery NYC   |   2017  |   Guest Curation

Snap Attacks!  |   Snap! Orlando   |   2014  | Co-curation in association w/ ArtAttacks!

 

Among Us  |   F8 San Francisco   |   2013  |   Pop-Up Exhibition
 

MEDIA & PUBLICATION

Painter Max Kauffman Goes With The Flow |  Beautiful Bizarre  |   2016  |  Article

Border Creatures: The Paintings of Adrian Cox |  Beautiful Bizarre  |   2016  |  Artist Spotlight

Pop Dreams: The Art of Johannah O'Donnell |  Beautiful Bizarre  |   2016  |  Artist Spotlight

Through the Carbon Clouds of Zofia Bogusz  |  Beautiful Bizarre  |   2015  |  Artist Spotlight

Derek Gores at Aqua Miami  |   ArtAttacks! Online  |   2015  |   Gallerist Spotlight

 

Zofia Bogusz: Studio Visit  |   ArtAttacks! Online   |   2014  |   Video Interview

Collection & Ritual: Lucien Shapiro  |  ArtAttacks! Online   |   2014  |   Interview

Select hospitality Roles

Event Server/Team Lead  |   BRGuest Hospitality   |   2013 - 2017

FOH Supervisor   |   The American Grilled Cheese Kitchen   |  2012 - 2013

Regional Trainer   |   BJ's Restaurants & Brewhouse   |  2006 - 2012

PROFICIENCies

Procreate v5.2. Adobe Creative Suite.
Google Workspace. Microsoft Word, Excel.
B2C Social Media PlatformsArtlogic sales & inventory softwares. Artsy CMS.

view my complete resume on LinkedIn
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