Donna M. McCullough
Born in Baltimore, Maryland 1954
Currently lives and works in Westminster, MD
Fashion is well known as a reliable reflection of cultural trends and historical events. On a personal level, it has become my creative vehicle for exploring the essence of life.
I employ steel and various metals to create my dresses. I like the duplicitous nature of steel which can be manipulated to appear feminine and soft while actually maintaining its strength and rigidity—an expression in... more
This series grew from "The Jones Girls" which was a tribute to my grandmother and her sisters who grew up on farms and they were marvels in the kitchen. I used new and vintage food tins.
The Drill Team
“The Drill Team” - a whimsical take on our oil-driven culture and our passion to be members of a winning team. They are constructed of vintage gas and oil cans and resemble cheerleader outfits.
Each piece measures approximately 55" x 17" x 15"
The Garden Girls series celebrates the beautiful connection between humans and the natural world. The series began as a memorial to my mother-in-law who loved her garden. I created a piece to embody the idea that our memories stay alive and continue to grow even though the physical being may be gone.
A constant stream, the flow of life, a symbiotic relation to its environment.
This series captures the movement and flow of events in my family and through my life.