Donald Mosher grew up on the North Shore of Boston, and has lived in Rockport since 1980. A descendant of shipbuilders from Nova Scotia and farmers from Maine , Don is naturally drawn to the power of the sea and the tranquility of the New England countryside.
His interest in art began after winning his first award at the age of eight, and he has since won over 200 awards for his work. A 1968 graduate of Vesper George School of Art, Don has been a painting instructor and has been featured in several national publications including Yankee Magazine and American Artist Magazine. His paintings are part of a number of private corporate collections, as well as the Peabody Museum , the Portland Art Museum and the State House in Boston.
He is a member of numerous prestigious art associations, including the New England Watercolor Society, the Guild of Boston Artists, the Copley Society, the Salmagundi Club and the American Society of Marine Artists. Don, a multi-award winning artist, has exhibited at the National Academy of Design , the American Watercolor Society, the Butler Institute in Chicago , the Mystic Seaport Museum , and the New Bedford Whaling Museum .