Donna Baspaly's art career spans more than thirty years. Her work is represented in five art galleries in British Columbia. She has written articles and has been published in several International magazines and art books including: 'Design and Composition Secrets of Professional Artists', 'Experimental Encyclopedia of Mixed-Media Artists in North America'; the ' Somerset Studio Magazine'; 'International Artists Magazine, 'Artist's Magazine' and Nita Leland's new revised 'Creative Artist'.
Baspaly has exhibited in Japan, Australia, the United States and Canada and has earned many prestigious awards. In 1999 she received the Silver Medal and in 1998 the Award of Excellence at the Federation of Canadian Artists' Signature Medal Show. She has been awarded the Bronze Medal. Donna earned her signature SFCA with the Federation.
The Northwest Water Color Society in the U.S. A. awarded her signature status in 1998. In 2000 Donna was the Chairperson for the International AIM FOR ARTS exhibition earning her a lifetime membership with the Federation. Her designs have been featured in an exclusive line of signature bedding for the Daniadown Company and also on the cover of a limited edition book. She is also a popular international workshop instructor as well as a sought after juror. Donna is part of the FCA Standards Committee and was an annual juror for five years of the Pacific Rim International Miniature Art Contest held at the Pan Pacific Hotel.
Many pieces of her art have been purchased by corporate collectors and introduced to private homes by some of Vancouver's leading Interior designers. Eleven of her images are in print with Canadian Art Prints. Donna continues to work hard at her artistic career and has achieved consistent success. She has one studio in Qualicum, B. C. and another in White Rock, B.C.
"My personal growth is synonymous with my artwork. The process of creation forces me to reach deep inside myself and then expand as far outwardly as I am capable. With any subject, my goal is to express the higher self with honesty and integrity."
Associations and Professional Memberships
Honorary Lifetime Member, Federation of Canadian Artists