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Madame Moth, Donna Abbate, 2021

Donna plays the mad scientist with art. A surrealist at heart, she juxtaposes forms based on nature-known and unknown, microscopic and macroscopic. Her artwork is an orchestration of chaos: colors, shapes, plants, landscapes, animals, figures, collected and layered into a two dimensional spirit. Like a spirit, each piece has a sense of self.

Whether a stately portrait, a dreamlike landscape or a study of flora, the images are infused with a vital force that challenges the veil of reality. These illustrations become a way for Donna to celebrate the mysterious and fantastic elements of our planet, asking the viewer to look again at their surroundings and contemplate the way things could be if there were no limits on our natural world.

Donna has been conjuring up works of an inexplicable nature for Cactus Gallery since 2009.


The gallery is open to installments to help you grow your collection. There are no interest or service fees. Please contact Sandra Mastroianni at for more information.

Listed price does not include shipping fee. Shipping cost will be calculated on an individual basis once address is confirmed. It will be invoiced separately.

Art purchases can be mailed most anywhere (see above), picked up in Eagle Rock (Northeast Los Angeles) or delivered if within 15 miles of Eagle Rock, CA.