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Donna StJohn

marne, MI, United States

I feel driven to reconstruct objects into inventive assemblages that challenge the status quo. It is through this type of work that I re-examine life’s most visceral questions of freedom, responsibility, and destiny. Each of our lives is a series of personal experiences. Collectively, these experiences have created all of who we each become, all of who I will become. Somewhere deep down we are filled with a longing to understand the ultimate meaning of life. How does our past change our lives, and the lives of others? How does the aspect of my existence intersect with the existence of others or of everything else? My artwork has always incorporated spirituality. My definition of spirituality is the wisdom to know that everything is connected. It has much less to do with religion and much more to do with interdependence. This awareness of connection is a driving force in my art. Simply put, art can liberate each of us individually or collectively to bring about societal change. Visit my website donnafstjohn.com for more artwork and information.

Donna's ArtPrize Entries

These are Donna's official ArtPrize entries from this year and past years.

  • Photo of Maslow Silently Awaits His Autopsy

    Maslow Silently Awaits His Autopsy

    2017 ArtPrize Entry Donna StJohn
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  • Photo of Tribute to Alan Turing

    Tribute to Alan Turing

    2016 ArtPrize Entry Donna StJohn
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  • Photo of Homage To Authentic Nobility, Examination and Hope For the Simulated

    Homage To Authentic Nobility, Examination and Hope For the Simulated

    2015 ArtPrize Entry Donna StJohn
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  • Photo of The High Cost Of Education

    The High Cost Of Education

    2014 ArtPrize Entry Donna StJohn
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  • Photo of Wisdom Means No Separation

    Wisdom Means No Separation

    2013 ArtPrize Entry Donna StJohn
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  • Photo of Is This Really The Cost Of Social Justice

    Is This Really The Cost Of Social Justice

    2012 ArtPrize Entry Donna StJohn
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