Meet The Artist

Donald Walker

Donald began his distinguished career as the first African-American Artist to work at the Minneapolis Star Tribune. Donald also won 3rd place for Best Graphic Artist for Minnesota Newspaper Association 2019. Donald graciously employed to help raise money for organizations such as Vidal Sassoon’s Esquire Boys Club, Bill Cosby’s Home Run for Kids, the March of Dimes, the Washington Easter Seals, and the American Medical Association. In Toronto, Canada one of Donald’s paintings sold at auction for $32,000.00.


Featured On

Donald Walker’s “Gory Island” was featured on the cover of the May/June 2022 catalog from the White Bear Center of the Arts.
In addition, Donald has had the honor of painting portraits for Vidal Sassoon, Dave Winfield, and Prince. Donald also was commissioned by General Mills, The National League Baseball Players Association as well as:

  • Winona State University
  • Saint Paul Civic Center
  • Metropolitan State University
  • Rondo Library
  • St. Paul Workforce Center
  • The Griggs Building
  • Mount Olivet Baptist Church
  • Shiloh Baptist Church
  • New Hope Baptist Church
  • St. Albans Church of God in Christ
  • Mr. Alexander Hines
  • University of Minnesota
  • Hennepin County Medical Center