Graduate, North High School, Wichita, Kansas, 1968

Graduate, AA Degree, Coffeyville Community Jr. College, Coffeyville, Kansas, 1970

Graduate, Bachelor of Science, Occupation Education, University of Southern Illinois at Carbondale, Carbondale, Illinois, 1983

Graduate, Master of Fine Arts (Illustration), Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, 1990



Belmont Art Studios, Wichita, Kansas 1961

Coffeyville College, Coffeyville, Kansas 1968-1970

University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 1970-1971

Spokane Falls Community College, Spokane, Washington, 1975

University of North Florida, Jacksonville, Florida, 1981

Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, 1989-1990



  • City of Albuquerque, Recreation Department Exhibit, Albuquerque International Airport, Albuquerque, New Mexico   1970

  • Art in the Park Exhibit, Albuquerque, New Mexico 1970

  • 1st Annual Spokane Arts Festival, Spokane, Washington 1974

  • Mushroom Gallery, Spokane, Washington 1977

  • Annual Art Competition, Riverside Art Museum, Spokane, Washington 1977

  • Ponca City Fine Arts Festival, Ponca City, Oklahoma 1978

  • Junction City Arts Council, Art in the Park, Junction City, Kansas 1978

  • Arkansas City Arts Festival, Arkansas City, Kansas 1978

  • Art and Book Fair, Wichita, Kansas 1978

  • Hillsboro Art Festival, Hillsboro, Kansas 1978

  • Dodge City Kansas Art Festival, Dodge City, Kansas 1978

  • McPherson Arts Festival, McPherson, Kansas 1978

  • Sheppard Mall Art Festival, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 1978

  • Independence Arts Festival, Independence, Missouri 1978

  • One Man Exhibit, Tabor College, Hillsboro, Kansas 1979

  • Bach Festival, 1980, Jacksonville, Florida

  • Art and Culture Program Exhibit, Edward Waters College, Jacksonville, Florida 1981

  • International Art Competition, Selected Exhibitor of Drawing, Los Angeles California, July 1984 – October 1984

  • Art Mania Exhibit, Jacksonville, Florida 1992

  • Register Herald Juried Show, Merit Award Winner, Beckley, West Virginia October 1996



  • One Man Exhibit, Fairchild AFB Library, Spokane, Washington 1974

  • “Blacks on Black”, Group Art Exhibit, Kent Campus Gallery, Florida Jr. College, Jacksonville, Florida 1981

  • Exhibit, Joan Ling Gallery, Gainesville, Florida 1981-1982

  • One Man Show, Charles D. Webb Library, Jacksonville, Florida 1982

  • 6th Annual, the National Art Exhibit, Gallery Triangle, Washington, D.C. February 1985

  • One Man Show, Register Herald Newspaper Gallery, Beckley, West Virginia, August – October 1996

  • The Gleam of Our Bright Stars:  Reflections of the African-American Experience (Group Show), Wright State University, Student Union Gallery, Fair borne, Ohio, January 1999

  • Images Portrayed: Drawings by Donald Starr, Museum Gallery, Carnegie Hall, Lewisburg, West Virginia, September – October 2008

  • Gibson at the Greenbrier Gallery, Greenbrier Resort, Greenbrier, West Virginia 2008 - 2009

  • One Man Show, "Encounters" Drawings by Donald Starr, West Las Vegas Art Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, December 20, 2016 - January 17, 2017








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