Esther Donlon lives in Nashua NH and has been painting in
watercolor for 27 years. For most of this time, Esther worked full
time as a Technical Communications Manager and painted
whenever she could in her free time. She took watercolor classes
with several local Massachusetts artists including Nancy Russo,
Kathy Cooper, Kathy Dunn and Cynthia Van Horne Ehrlich.
In 2010, Esther retired and has since devoted more time to her
watercolor painting. Since retiring, she has also taken
workshops given by Robert J. O’Brien, Laurie Goldstein-Warren
and Soon Y Warren.
She likes to paint a variety of subjects such as flowers, landscapes
and some portraits. Her flowers are very detailed but she also
uses a “pouring watercolor” technique in many of her other
Esther has won several awards locally and has been accepted into
several juried art shows at local, regional, and national levels.
Esther is a Signature member of the Rhode Island Watercolor
Society, an elected member of the Academic Artists Assoc., an
Associate member of the New England Watercolor Society and
the American Watercolor Association, and a member of the
Chelmsford Art Society. She also previously served on the
Board of the Chelmsford Art Society.
To see more of Esther’s art, go to her blog: artbyesther.blogspot.com