Visual artist, photographer, painter, sculptor and creator of mixed media interactive art installations.
MacDonalds art involves around themes of interdependence of mutually dependent life forms, the transitory nature of existence, urban street culture and re-purposing personal obsolete technologies into sculptures.
EDUCATION MFA Studio Art / University of South Florida 2012 BSJ photojournalism / Univ of Kansas 1989
PUBLICATIONS AND MEDIA:
Feature and interview in Jayhawk Journalist magazine Summer 2019 Edition University of Kansas Journalism School Lawrence, Kansas https://jayhawkjournalist.com/highlighting-humanitys-role-in-destroying-the-environment
Artborne Magazine April 2017 https://artbornemagazine.com/forrest-macdonald-the-artist-as-both-creator-and-destroyer-of-worlds/
HOW magazine "International Design Awards Winners 2017" for the 2016 Ringling College of Art & Design viewbook / catalog. http://www.howdesign.com/international-design-awards-winners-2017-editorial/#.WHtVA4t2FD0.facebook
Orlando Sentinel newspaper Art in Odd Places 2016 Nov 13th, 2016. http://www.orlandosentinel.com/entertainment/events/os-pictures-art-in-odd-places-orlando-2016-photogallery.html
Miami News Times Dec 5th, 2015 The Satellite Show Filled SurfMed featured my photograph Dave and Dave in a story about the unconventional satellite show I was a part of titled Tiger strikes asteroid at Art Basel in Miami Beach. Florida. http://www.miaminewtimes.com/arts/the-satellite-show-filled-surfmed-pharmacy-with-experimental-sights-and-sounds-8099973
Creative Loafing Tampa Bay edition "Tiger Strikes Astroid / Art Basel http://www.cltampa.com/arts-entertainment/article/20763888/art-basel-miami-beach-tampa-bay-artists-made-a-mark#.Vxk2dXCr-u4
Orlando Sentinel newspaper Sept 2015 Art in Odd Places turns downtown into a gallery. http://www.orlandosentinel.com/entertainment/arts-and-theater/os-art-in-odd-places-orlando-20150914-story.html
Photography also published in:
American Artist magazine American Theater magazine Photo Insider magazine How magazine Print magazine Step inside Design magazine Verge magazine Urban Times magazines Four catalogs for Ringling College of Art & Design.