MFA Painting/Drawing. Hunter College, NY, NY
BFA Painting/Drawing. California College of Arts and Crafts, San Francisco, CA
BA Psychology. University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, CA
Don Porcella: Seeing is Believing, Trinity College, Hartford, CT
Don Porcella: Two Heads are Better than One, All Roads Gallery, NYC
Don Porcella: Everything and Nothing at All, Spattered Columns Exhibition Space, NYC
“Natural Selection” at Cain Schulte Gallery, Berlin, Germany
Don Porcella at Alphonse Berber Gallery, San Francisco, CA
“Cave Dwellers” at Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art, Staten Island, NY
Don Porcella at ADA Gallery, Richmond, VA
Don Porcella at Alphonse Berber Gallery, Berkeley, CA
Don Porcella Project Space, COAHSI gala, Staten Island, NY
Don Porcella Project Space, Swarm Gallery, Oakland, CA
Don Porcella: Are We There Yet?, Stefan Stux Gallery, NYC
“Evolutionary Baggage” Project Space, NEXT Art Fair, Chicago, Stefan Stux Gallery
“Swimming Hole” Project Space, Mark Wolfe Contemporary, San Francisco, CA
“Strip Mall”, Werkstatte Gallery, NYC
Planaria Gallery, NYC
Big Pagoda, San Francisco, CA
Modesto Junior College Art Gallery, Modesto, CA
AE Gallery, East Hampton, NY
Gensler, San Francisco, CA
Zonal, San Francisco, CA
Select Group Exhibitions
Weird World, ISE Cultural Foundation, NYC
Sunshine and Demented Minds, Mulherin+Pollard, NYC
The December Show, Kesting/Ray, NYC
Young Hearts Run Free, Parse Gallery, New Orleans
NY Fiber Art in the 21st Century, Lehman College Art Gallery, Bronx, NY
Bitches Brew, Galerie Poulsen, Copenhagen, Denmark
Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art Auction, Robert Miller Gallery, NYC
Emerging Artist Exhibition, Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, NY
Brian Leo & Don Porcella, Christina Ray Gallery, NYC
Museum of Art and Design Annual Auction
In-flec-tion, Hudson Valley Contemporary Museum, Peekskill, NY
Gracias Por Pensar En Mi, Parque Cultural del Caribe, Barranquilla, Colombia
Make Believe, New Jersey City University Gallery, Jersey City, New Jersey
Escape from New York, Paterson Arts Council, Paterson, New Jersey
Director’s Choice, Cain Schulte Gallery, Berlin, Germany
Lumen: International Video and Performance Festival, Staten Island, NY
Performance by Don Porcella at Robert Miller Gallery, NY, NY
Fountain Art Fair, Miami, FL
Art Miami at Art Basel Fair, Stefan Stux Gallery, Miami, FL
“Happy Hour” at ISE Cultural Foundation, NY, NY
“Playing Around”, Brattleboro Museum, Vermont
Low Blow, Stefan Stux Gallery, New York, NY
10-Year Anniversary Exhibition, Mixed Greens, New York, NY
NEXT Art Fair Special Project, Lyons Wier Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
Art Miami at Art Basel Fair, Stefan Stux Gallery, New York, NY
Bridge Art Fair, Berlin, Germany Cain Schulte Gallery
West Collection, Pennsylvania. “Evolutionary Baggage”
Hudson Valley Contemporary Museum Auction. Yvon Lambert Gallery, NY, NY
London Art Fair, London, England Yukiko Kawase Gallery.
Mixed Greens Gallery, NY, NY. Road Trip.
Florida State University Gallery, FL. All Systems Go.
Yukiko Kawase Gallery, Paris, France. Human Nature #2, New Trans-Species Fantasy.
California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA
Jack the Pelican Presents, East Hampton, NY. Scope Hamptons Art Fair
JetArtworks, Washington, DC. GO FIGURE! A group exhibition of contemporary figurative work.
Michael Martin Gallery, SF, CA. Michael Martin Foundation Annual Art Auction.
Spike Gallery, NY, NY. Reality Check.
Michael Martin Gallery, SF, CA. Group Show.
Lehmann Maupin Gallery, NY, NY. Unframed, First Look.
Spike Gallery, NY, NY. 27 Emerging Artists.
Jan. 2012 "Best Exhibitions of 2011" in M Magazine
Dec. 2011 "Seeing the World on a Budget", featuring Don Porcella at the Museum of Arts and Design, The New York Times
Nov. 2011 article on Don Porcella in InStyle Magazine
Oct. 2011 review of Don Porcella solo exhibition in CRAFT Magazine
Oct. 2011 review of Don Porcella solo exhibition in Fecal Face
Oct. 2011 review of Don Porcella solo exhibition in Beautiful Decay
Sept. 2010 New York Times review of IN-FLEC-TION at HVCCA Museum, Peekskill, NY
Sept. 2010 Fecal Face, Don Porcella at Alphonse Berber Projects, San Francisco, CA
Sept/Oct. 2010 Fiber Arts Magazine, “Fanciful Figures”
Sept. 2010 Global Magazine review of “Natural Selection” at Cain Schulte, Berlin
Sept. 2010 Art Business, Don Porcella at Alphonse Berber Projects, San Francisco, CA
Review in Beautiful Decay Magazine: http://beautifuldecay.com/2009/06/30/don-porcella/
Supercraft: The New Insider Folk Art by Noah Sudarsky, NY Press, January 28, 2009.
“Don Porcella at Stefan Stux Gallery” by Michael DeNiro, NY ARTS Magazine April 2008.
“Kunst Gruppe Adores Neon” by Noah Sudarsky, Village Voice, April 3, 2008.
“Armory 2008” Don Porcella is one of 3 best in show. Review by Olympia Lambert. www.artcal.com
“Are We There Yet?” Art Review. Chelsea Now. Volume 2, Number 16. January 18 - 24, 2008.
“Best in Show”, Recommendations by R.C. Baker, Village Voice. August 7th, 2007.
“Featured Artist - Don Porcella”, Auberge Floue Magazine from Paris, France. Dec. 2007.
“Nick Payne and Don Porcella”, Ken Johnson, NY Times Art Review, July 15th, 2005.
2012 West Collects Prize
2012 Museum of Arts and Design Open Studios Residency
2011 Emerging Artists Fellowship from Socrates Sculpture Park
2011 DCA Grant from the Brooklyn Arts Council
2010 DCA Premier Grant and 2010 NYSCA Original Work Grant from COAHSI
2008 ISE Award, Japan