Convening the Curious

Donald Sawyer, Jr.

Donald Sawyer Jr. is a father, grandfather, and Winston- Salem, N.C.-based Artist. He enjoys painting and drawing, and dabbles in installation art. Married 34 years to his wife Latonya, Don has a Bachelor of Arts in Art from Winston-Salem State University and a Master of Arts from Western Carolina University. Don creates compositions on subject matter such as police violence, human trafficking, and homelessness, which are subjects close to his heart. He enjoys researching artists and is quite fond of Kerry James Marshall, Henry Taylor, and most recently Willie Cole.