KRIS DONO​VAN fine art 


Kris Donovan of Little Compton, RI, popular painter and teacher, majored in Art Education at Roger Williams University and has studied with many of America’s finest teachers in oil, watercolor, and pastel including Charles Reid, Skip Lawrence, William Ternes, Steve Allrich, Betty Lou Schlemm, Daniel Green, Alex Powers, Thomas Sgouros, Joseph McGurl, Christopher Schink, William Davis, Sally Strand, Yves Parent, Richard McKinley, and Donald Demers. 

​Kris has retired after 31 years as owner and director of the Donovan Gallery at Tiverton Four Corners and the MAKING ART SEMINARS for artists. She was a founding member of Sakonnet Painters Cooperative of Little Compton, an Artist Member of the Rhode Island Water Color Society, Pastel Painters Society of Cape Cod, the Connecticut Pastel Society, and the Westport (MA) Art Group. Her work is in numerous collections throughout the US and abroad. Recent work can be found at the  Donovan Studio in Little Compton. 

Private classes in watercolor and pastel are available at Donovan Studio.  Commissions can be arranged for just about any subject in any medium.  Contact the artist for details.