Drawing with pen is a commitment to its permanence. My drawings are a whimsical exploration of linework, pattern, and stippling. My mind and hand are in the detail. I seek to translate subconscious imagery to pen and paper. 


Donovan Kelleher is an artist born in Norwich, Connecticut. He has studied fine art at the Norwich Free Academy and the Hartford Art School at the University of Hartford. Since he was young, Donovan has always had a natural curiosity for art that was further developed after attending the Saturday Morning Children's Art Classes at the Norwich Free Academy. Donovan currently lives in Brooklyn, New York with his wife that is a continuous inspiration to him.

  • Group Show - We're Still Here - Arts Gowanus - Brooklyn, NY - May 2021

  • Group Show - April 2021 Virtual Show - Greenpoint Gallery - Brooklyn, NY - April 2021

  • Group Show - Quo Vadis - Van Der Plas Gallery - New York, NY - October 2020

  • Three Rivers Community College Painting 1 Class First Place Award - 2016

  • U.S. Congressional Art Award - 2013

  • Rhode Island School of Design Book Award - 2013

  • Norwich Free Academy Newton Perkins Medal for Art - 2013

  • General Federation of Women's' Clubs of Connecticut Pen and Ink Drawing and Mixed Media Awards - 2013

  • Joseph Gualtieri Scholarship - 2013

  • Ann Miller Rothstein Memorial Award - 2012

  • Norwich Free Academy Art School Faculty Award - 2011