About Michael Donahue
Michael Donahue is a Texas native who has been making art for over forty years. He earned a BFA, MA and MFA in art from Stephen F. Austin State University and has been the chairman of the Temple College Art Department for almost four decades. He is a painter and printmaker whose work has been featured in over 50 regional, state, national and international exhibitions. Donahue has studied art in many of the museums in Europe and has lived and taught in Ireland and France. In 1993 he was selected by Temple College as the teacher of the year and in the same year became a Piper Professor (one of the top ten professors in the state of Texas). Donahue is also a published author and historian who has worked for the National Park Service for over thirty years. He is the owner of Loose Chippings Studio and Gallery in Belton, Texas.