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Oil paint on panel. 2009 Pops by the Sea Commemorative Artist.
Donald Beal was born in 1959 in Syracuse, New York, and grew up in Westford, Massachusetts. He studied painting at the Swain School of Design in New Bedford, Massachusetts, and received an MFA from Parsons School of Design in 1983. He moved to Provincetown, Massachusetts in 1985 where he has lived and worked ever since. Beal has taught drawing and painting Cape-wide for nearly thirty years, and was a Professor of Fine Arts at the University of Massachusetts in North Dartmouth from 1999 through 2019.
He is one of two recipients of the 2013 Lillian Orlowsky William Freed Fellowship Grant (LOWF), and received a Gottlieb Emergency Grant and an American Academy of Arts and Letters grant in 2018.
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