Donaldo is a 21st Century classical surrealist whose art is infused with an ethereal beauty. His distinctive personal style is all about possibilities. Capturing moments glimpsed and fleeting. Weaving together a magical combination of figure and landscape, mindscape and dreamscape. Rendering his visions as realistically as required to convey his ideas while maintaining an overall pictorial balance.

Sometimes simple. Sometimes complex. Sometimes luminous.
Often ambiguous. Always engaging.

A renaissance spirit at heart, Donaldo was strongly influenced by Raphael, whose poetic sense of harmony is a constant inspiration and most evident in his soft atmospheric style. While primarily self-taught, he credits his long ago portraiture studies with Gerald Scott at the Artist’s Workshop in Toronto, for opening his mind to understanding what it is to “see” with the eyes of an artist. Light, shadow, reflection and perception…

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