1991 Supreme WOW Award Winner
1991 Open Section Winner
Donna Demente is a New Zealand artist. She is a 1987 graduate of the University of Auckland’s Elam School of Fine Arts. She specialises in extreme close-up portraiture, with the emphasis on eyes, and also works with masks. Her style is heavily influenced by medieval art.
Donna has been very heavily involved in the revival of the art scene in North Otago and is the organiser of Oamaru’s annual mask festival. She is based in Oamaru, New Zealand and exhibits much of her work in her own gallery, the Grainstore Gallery.