Artwork by Southwest Washington and Oregon artists.

Noël Datin McDonald

artist portrait

Noel Datin McDonald


Noël Datin McDonald is a graduate of the University of California Los Angeles with a BA in Art Design specializing in Textiles.

Shortly after graduation from UCLA, she opened a floral design studio in Santa Barbara County, Solvang, California which she owned for 25 years.  She was able to put her design skills into designing floral displays for many celebrity homes, weddings, and venues.

From floral design to working with clay, she encompasses hints of nature, leaves, and florals with shape and glazing in high impact colors.

She also has written a biography of her father’s, Richard C Datin, movie and television model work on the original “Star Trek” series, “Petticoat Junction” series, and computer miniatures for General Electric.  He was the founding curator of the Nevada State Railroad Museum in Carson City.

She now makes her home in Longview, WA with her beasties, King Frederick, and his sister, Princess Wilhelmina.

green textured round vessel

Earthenware textured container

red bowl shaped like a poppy

Floral design bowl, Ceramic Cactus sculpture, and two-handled vase

3 organic shaped vessels in black and green

Organic shaped vessels in black and green

rectangular minature boxes in black with lids

Miniature Footed Boxes with lids

Vegetation type shaped containers

Floral and Vegetation Themes vessels