Donald Fodness earned a BA degree in Art History from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign and an MFA in Painting from the University of Colorado at Boulder. Since graduating with an MFA in 2010, Fodness has shown at San Juan Street Art, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, and at Hunan Province Art Museum in KaiFeng, China, The Biennial of the Americas, and was commissioned to create a site specific installation for the Blink! exhibition at the Denver Art Museum.
In addition to his individual work Fodness collaborates with fellow artist Alvin Gregorio. Working as the Flying O.H.N.O Twins, Gregorio and Fodness showed Shut Your Face Off, a site specific installation, at the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art. They participated in Incognito at the Santa Monica Museum of Art, and are scheduled to create another installation at Tugboat Gallery in Lincoln, Nebraska.
Fodness is currently teaching at the Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design. He is a resident artist at Redline and is represented by Plus Gallery.