Donald McGhie is a practicing artist and creative advisor. He enjoys working with students and is passionate about teaching art. With a BA Honors from Glasgow School of Art, Donald came to Chicago where he received his MFA at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. After teaching at SAIC and Columbia College, Donald chose to explore the creative potential in the world of experiential marketing and entertainment. Donald is no stranger to alternative educational models. Very few people know that he went to an experimental school – Kilquhanity in Scotland. It was run by the students and known as a ‘free range’ education
Donald enjoys meditation, running along the lakefront and making art. He especially enjoys spending time with his 18-year-old son, Liam, who also loves making music. Most of his extended family lives in Scotland and Ireland.