Donald studied art at Prince of Wales College (now UPEI). He studied for ten years with the nationally known artist Bruce Heggtveit. Donald has been represented by galleries in Prince Edward Island and Ottawa in both group and solo exhibitions as well as many juried art shows and festivals in Ottawa and the valley. He strives to fill his work with the ambiance of place and time rather than details. Donald’s work is included in private and corporate collections in every Canadian province, the USA, Europe and Africa.