Donald Eric Hatfield is active/lives in California, Michigan. Donald Hatfield is known for abstraction, sea-landscape, figure.
Biography Donald Hatfield
The following text comes from the artist's website, with his permission:
Donald Hatfield was born in 1947, and lives in Napa, California. He first became involved in art while a graduate student in divinity at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California, in the late 1960s and early '70s.
Charles Cross, the portrait painter, had a studio nearby, and Hatfield would often go to him for critiques of his work. Eventually, over many games of chess and bottles of wine, a strong friendship developed between the two men. "He was like a surrogate father," Hatfield says of Cross. Hatfield spent considerable time in the studio, watching Cross work, asking questions about art, but when Cross invited him into an art class, he
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