Donald Demers is considered one of the finest marine and landscape painters in America. The exemplary level of Demers’ paintings has placed them in some of the most prestigious public and private collections in the country. The artist is a highly sought after instructor, and his teaching has taken him around the United States and Europe. His work as an illustrator has been honored four times in the annual exhibition of The Society of Illustrators. Demers’ marine paintings have garnered him a record 21 awards at the Mystic Museum’s International Marine Art Exhibition & Sale, including the prestigious Rudolph J. Schaefer Award. He has received awards for his landscape painting from The Irvine Museum (Irvine, CA), The Laguna Plein Air Invitational, and The Guild of Boston Artists. Demers is a Fellow of the American Society of Marine Artists, an elected member of the Guild of Boston Artists, a Signature Member of the Plein Air Painters of America, an elected member of the Salmagundi Club, and an elected member of the California Art Club.
Demers is represented by Helena Fox Fine Art (Charleston, SC), Gallery at Somes Sound (Mt. Desert, ME), Haynes Gallery (Nashville, TN and Thomaston, ME), J. Russell Jinishian Gallery (Fairfield, CT), and Vose Galleries (Boston).