Don Porcella
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Don Porcella lives in New York City and currently attends the Hunter College MFA Program (part-time) in Manhattan, New York. His education includes a BA in Psychology and a BFA in Painting/Drawing.

Don was born in Modesto, California. While earning a BA in Psychology from the University of California at San Diego, he co-founded Artists in Motion art collective, a group of artists who created funk-art fashion, sculpture, and furniture from recycled and reclaimed materials. After moving back to Northern California, Don co-founded a locally successful original rock band entitled, The Face Urchins. He returned to school to study his passion of painting and sculpture earning a BFA Degree from the California College of Arts and Crafts.

After graduation Don moved to East Hampton New York with his girlfriend so they could both work as artist assistants to David Salle and Miriam Schapiro. During the time Don has been at Hunter College, he has been included in several group and solo shows at galleries in New York and California.