Dorothy Royle Macdonald is a visual artist based in Burnham, ME. She has been a guest curator for UNE’s Portland Campus Art Gallery, and is a recipient of a 2016 Project Grant from the Maine Arts Commission, an independent state agency supported by the National Endowment for the Arts. Dorothy worked in program development for New York University’s Center for Global Affairs and development communications for the University of New England before joining MCA as program manager in 2015.
Dorothy writes and illustrates under the name Lucky Platt, and she is currently working on her first picture book, What Big Beautiful Ears You Have, to be published in 2020 by Page Street Kids. She holds a BA in art from Vassar College, a post-baccalaureate certificate in painting and drawing from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and a masters in contemporary art practice from the Universidad Complutense of the City University of Madrid.