Cha'nelCha'nel, book format 12"x4"

Donna Westerman
36 Camino Del Diablo
Orinda, CA 94563


1956-58 Detroit Institute of Arts and Crafts, Detroit, MI
1958-60 University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
1960-62 Boston Museum School, Boston, MA
1962 London Polytechnic, London, England
1963-66 Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles, CA (BFA, MFA, summa cum laude)

Professional Experience

Educator: Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa, CA (full-time 1975-2007). Department Chair for 20 years, Received “Innovator of the Year” award for establishing first computer graphics program in a college art department in the nation. Now Professor Emeritus.

Taught: Printmaking, Painting, Experimental Painting, Watercolor Painting, Color and Design, Life Drawing, Illustration, Set Design, Humanities, Computer Graphics.
Artist-in-residence, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA, 2010–present
Past President of Los Angeles Printmaking Society
Chair, 18th National Printmaking Exhibition, Pasadena, 2005
Editor Newsprint, Journal of the Los Angeles Printmaking Society, five times
Juror and curator, numerous art exhibits local and national
Curator, “Impact: The Big Print,” Frank M. Doyle Arts Pavilion, Orange Coast College

         Included works by Rufino Tamayo, Helen Frankenthaler, Robert Rauschenburg,
        Roy Lichtenstein, June Wayne, Roger Herman, Sandow Birk, Richard Estes,
        JoeGoode, Mimmo Paladino and others.

Member, “Pro Arts,” Oakland
Member, “Women of Letters,” select group of women book artists of Los Angeles.
Member, Wood Engraver's Network
Member, Guild of Natural Science Illustrators
Member, Southern Graphics Council International
Member, California Society of Printmakers
Guest Speaker/Lecturer from 1979-2010 including:
Scripps College, Claremont, CA
California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA
Cerritos College, Cerritos, CA
California State University at Dominguez Hills Silver Jubilee, Dominguez Hills, CA
Computer Graphics Conference, University of California, Irvine, CA
Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, CA
Retail, Design, Education Conference, San Francisco, CA
League for Innovation National Conference, Irvine, CA


Holt Rinehart and Winston, New York
Walt Disney Enterprises, EPCOT project, Burbank, CA
Brown and Bigelow, St. Paul, Minnesota
Santa Ana Unified School District
The Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA