Donald Edwin Potts was born in San Francisco on October 5, 1936. Potts studied at San Francisco City College and received his M.A. at San Jose State College. He taught at the University of California at Berkeley for several years. In 2006 he moved to Fairfield, Iowa.
He has had 24 solo shows at the Whitney Museum (New York), Walker Art Center (Minneapolis), Museum of Contemporary Art (Chicago), and others.
His works are held at Pasadena Museum; San Francisco Museum; Oakland Museum; La Jolla Museum; Joselyn Art Museum (Nebraska).
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