Fiona McDonnell History
About the Artist
Fiona was widely recognized for her work as a Museum Curator, transforming an aging lighthouse into a first class museum. She also taught environmental education, natural history and art, inspiring young people and adults with her classes, interpretative tours and lectures. Her love of the natural world and art led to a degree in Environmental Science and a job at a Nature Center where she worked as a naturalist / educator. There, she conducted many diverse programs including work with disabled and handicap individuals. She also rehabilitated injured wild life, painted educational murals, and created interactive exhibits.
In the Press
Muskegon News. January 6, 2012
Lighthouse Friends. 2012
Whitle Lake Beacon. White River Lighthouse Curator Leaving Feb. 27, 2012
Absolute Michigan. Still on Duty at White River Light. April 26, 2007