Professor Inducted into Hall of Fame

Posted August 11, 2010

The Grand Haven Schools Foundation has inducted Professor Jon McDonald (Grand Haven High School Class of ??65) into its 2010 Hall of Fame. A Professor of Art at Kendall, McDonald has taught courses in illustration, painting, and rendering for twenty-nine years.

In 1969, Professor McDonald received an Illustrator ??s Certificate from Kendall, and in 1972, a MFA in painting from the San Francisco Art Institute.

A nationally exhibited artist who specializes in watercolors and oils, McDonald has had several one-man exhibits and his work has been showcased by many museums.

His artwork depicts such themes as the extinction of the American Indian, slavery, and blues and jazz music. His mural work can be viewed locally in the Grand Haven High School Field House and at the Muskegon Airport.