Donna Conklin King is a contemporary American artist known for her concrete sculptures. Her work explores the relationship between nature, architecture and the ruins of civilization, creating settings that reveal the complexities of the human condition. As a girl growing up next to the woods in New Jersey, Donna built forts from scavenged wood, and learned clay and stone carving from local artists before studying Lithography and Sculpture at Skidmore College. After an apprenticeship at the Johnson Atelier Fine Art Foundry, where she learned welding and lost wax bronze casting, she attended Rutgers University, Mason Gross School of Art and received an MFA in Sculpture. Donna has exhibited her work throughout the United States with solo shows at the Monmouth Museum, Index Art Center in Newark, Johnson and Johnson in New Brunswick and Educational Testing Center in Princeton. She is the recipient of a Fellowship in Sculpture from the NJ State Council on the Arts and was included in the NJ Arts Annual in 2020 and 2021. Her work can be found in the Museum of Modern Art’s Artist’s Book collection, the Newark Public Library and Skidmore College. Her public sculptures can be found in Wildflower Sculpture Park and the Turtleback Zoo in Essex County, NJ. Donna maintains a studio at Manufactures Village in East Orange, NJ.

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