Bio

Solo Exhibitions

2013look away, Lamar Dodd Art Center, LaGrange College, LaGrange, Georgia

2011 – untitled: gray paintings, Sandler Hudson Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia

2009lighting the sun, Julie Nester Gallery, Park City, Utah

2008lighting the sun, Sandler Hudson Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia

2006epigram, for Courting Disaster, The Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, Georgia

lost, for Courting Disaster, The Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, Georgia

Recent Works, Julie Nester Gallery, Park City, Utah

borrowed poems, Les Yeux du Monde Gallery, Charlottesville, Virginia

2005reliquary, Sandler Hudson Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia

2004Recent Works, Les Yeux du Monde Gallery, Charlottesville, Virginia

2002Empty Hours, Sandler Hudson Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia

Journal, Les Yeux du Monde Gallery, Charlottesville, Virginia

2001Still, Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, California

2000what I have kept, Sandler Hudson Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia

1999After August, Callanwolde Fine Arts Center, Atlanta, Georgia

1997Recent Works, Toulouse Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia

New Works, The FloatAway Building, Atlanta, Georgia

Selected Group Exhibitions

2015- Sprawl! Drawing Outside the Lines, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia

Summer Salon, Sandler Hudson Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia

President’s Summer Art Series, Simmons Visual Arts Center, Brenau University, Gainesville, Georgia

Gala, Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, Atlanta, Georgia

2014- Roving Room: An Inaugural Exhibition at Habersham Mills, Demorest, Georgia

Gala, Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, Atlanta, Georgia

Mailbox: A Correspondence Exhibit to Celebrate 80Years of Hambidge, The Weave Shed Gallery, Hambidge Center for the Arts, Rabun Gap, Georgia

2013- Fables of the Eco-Future, The Weave Shed Gallery, Hambidge Center for the Arts, Rabun Gap, Georgia

2012- Groundstory: tales from the shade of the South, Dalton Gallery, Agnes Scott College, Decatur, Georgia

Today’s Visual Language: Southern Abstraction, A Fresh Look, Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, Alabama

Gala, Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, Atlanta, Georgia

2010 Minds Wide Open: Women in the Arts, Les Yeux du Monde Gallery, Charlottesville, Virginia

Transitive Geographies: Contemporary Visions of an Evolving South,

Georgia College and State University Museum, Milledgeville, Georgia

Rebecca Randall Bryan Gallery, Coastal Carolina University, Conway, South Carolina

Alabama School of Fine Arts, Birmingham, Alabama

2009Found Objects, Sellars Gallery, Simmons Visual Arts Center, Brenau University Galleries, Gainesville, Georgia

2008Where You’re From, Lee Gallery, Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina

Summer Group Show, Sandler Hudson Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia

Moving Pictures, Julie Nester Gallery, Park City, Utah

2006On the Spot, City Gallery East, Bureau of Cultural Affairs, City of Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia

Group Show, Melvin Gallery, Florida Southern College, Lakeland, Florida

2005Giving, Julie Nester Gallery, Park City, Utah

Open Spaces, Julie Nester Gallery, Park City, Utah

2004Drawings and/or Works on Paper, Sandler Hudson Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia

Gallery Artists, Les Yeux du Monde, Charlottesville, Virginia

Selections from the Sandler Hudson Gallery, State University of West Georgia, Carrollton, Georgia

2003Visions, Quinlan Visual Arts Center, Gainesville, Georgia

2002Little Things Mean A Lot, Swan Coach House Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia

2001Repetition, Sandler Hudson Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia

IX Artists, Les Yeux du Monde Gallery, Charlottesville, Virginia

2000Brenau University National Invitational Art Exhibition, Brenau University, Gainesville, Georgia

1999Spectrum 1999, The Hunter Museum of American Art, Chattanooga, Tennessee

Portraits: Self and Otherwise, Sandler Hudson Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia

Mayor’s Art Program, City of Atlanta, Bureau of Cultural Affairs, City Hall, Atlanta, Georgia

Jump Start the Art, Woodruff Arts Center, Atlanta, Georgia

1998Abstractions, Sandler Hudson Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia

Movement into the Millennium: Lightness, Les Yeux du Monde Gallery, Charlottesville, Virginia

Selected Publications

“Roving Room,” Lilly Lampe, Art Papers, September/October 2014

 ”Habersham Mills Brings High Art to the Hinterlands,” Karen Tauches, Burnaway, July 2014

Fables of the Eco-Future- The Hambidge Center’s Weave Shed Gallery, curated by Lisa Alembik, June 2013

“Artists and Writers Tap Personal and Collective Memory in Agnes Scott’s Groundstory,” Lily Lampe, ArtsATL.com, October 26,2012

“Transformative Geographies,” Daniel McDonald, Milledgeville Union-Recorder, January 23-25, 2010

“Arteology: Donna Mintz Combines Art, Archaeology,” Greg Marshall, Park City Record, June 5, 2009

“Five Thousand Little Pieces,” Visual Art Notes, The Salt Lake Tribune, May 21, 2009

“Collector’s Eye,” Pamola Powell, Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles, December, 2008

“Shrinking Lake Lanier Sparks Artistry: Mintz’s Work Reveals Lake’s Hidden Past,” Catherine  Fox, Visual Arts Critic, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, July 4, 2008

“Courting Disaster,” Susan Richmond, Art Papers, July/August 2006

“Beauty Emerges From Chaos After the Storm,” Jerry Cullum, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, May 7, 2006

“Chaos Theory:  ‘Courting Disaster’ explores inhuman tragedies and human reactions to them,” Felicia Feaster, Creative Loafing, Atlanta, Georgia, April 27-May 3, 2006

“Sky’s the Limit for Atlanta Artist,” Ruth Latter, The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, Virginia, February 9, 2006

“Borrowed Poems by Donna Mintz,” Erika Howsare, C-Ville Weekly, Charlottesville, Virginia, February 7–13, 2006

“Back Story/The Artist Behind the Art:  Painter Holds Spirit of Water Sacred,” Phil Kloer, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, October 2, 2005

“Distinctive Sensibilities Made Manifest In Marvelous Ways,” Jerry Cullum, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, October 11, 2002

“’Repetition’ Breaks the Mold for Summer Shows,” Cathy Byrd, Creative Loafing, Atlanta, Georgia, August 22-28, 2001

“Lots of Variations Within ‘Repetition,’” Jerry Cullum, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, August 17, 2001

“Painting Poems to Nature’s Details,” Catherine Fox, Visual Arts Critic, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, July 7, 2000

New American Paintings, Book XXVIII, July 2000

“A Heads-Up Portrait Show,” Jerry Cullum, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, August 13, 1999

“Distilled Landscapes Please Eye, Enter Mind,” Catherine Fox, Visual Arts Critic, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, March 26, 1999

“Emphasizing the Things Not Seen,” Jerry Cullum, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, August 28, 1998

 

 

Born:  Gainesville, Georgia 1956