Donna Rossettti-Bailey, a soft pastel artist and teacher for 37 years, graduated from Boston Universitys School of Fine Arts in 1974 and taught an award winning art program in the Rockland Public Schools for twenty-three years. She now teaches pastel and drawing classes in the Marshfield, MA area, south of Boston, where she resides. Donna also instructs workshops at the national, regional and local levels. She has won numerous national awards for her soft pastel landscape paintings and holds memberships in several local and national art associations, including signature membership in the Connecticut Pastel Society, Pastel Society of Cape Cod, Pastel Painters of Maine, American Artists Professional League, Academic Artists of America and Juried Associate in the Pastel Society of America. Donna has worked closely with Terry Ludwig Pastels of Colorado and has created the Donna Rossetti-Bailey Custom Set of 30 Pastels. These are some of her favorite colors in a square, highly pigmented soft stick, now available for purchase. In addition, her pastel paintings are featured in the Kennedy Publications 2010 Best of America Pastel II, a collection of work from the top pastel artists in the country, which is available at www.bestofartists.com .
EDUCATION Boston University College of Fine Arts, BFA 1974
SELECTED MEMBERSHIPS Signature Member - Connecticut Pastel Society Signature Member - Pastel Painters of Cape Cod Signature Member - Pastel Painters of Maine Artist Member - American Artists Professional League Artist Member - Academic Artists, Inc. Artist Member - Cape Cod Art Association Juried Associate Member - Pastel Society of America