New Bracelets: 400+ contemporary jewellery designs, 2021
by Nicolás Estrada • Find it on Amazon and Barnes & Noble

Mastering Contemporary Jewelry Design, 2020  
by Loretta Lam - Find it on Schiffer Publishing

New Necklaces: 400+ Contemporary Designs, 2019
by Nicolás Estrada - Find it on Amazon 

Silversmithing for Jewellery Makers, Techniques, Treatments & Application for Inspirational Design,  2012 by Elizabeth Bone - Find it on Amazon and Barnes & Noble

Art Jewelry Today 3, 2011    
by Jeffrey B. Snyder - Find it at Schiffer Publishing

21st Century Jewelry: The Best of 500 Series, 2011 
by Marthe Le Van - Find it on Amazon

Craft in America, Celebrating Two Centuries of Artists & Objects, 2007
by Jo Lauria and Steve Fenton - Find it on Amazon

500 Pendants and Lockets, 2008
by Marthe Le Van • Find it on Amazon

500 Brooches: Inspiring Adornments for the Body, 2005
by Marthe Le Van • Find it on Amazon

500 Bracelets: An Inspiring Collection of Extraordinary Designs, 2005
by Marthe Le Van
 • Find it on Amazon

Color on Metal: 50 Artists Share Insights and Techniques, 2000
By Tim McCreight • Find it on Amazon


Ornament Magazine, 2016
Featured Article by Carl Little, Volume 38.4
Click to read the article

Metalsmith Magazine, 2011
by Andrea DiNoto, Vol 31 No 1
Read online

Metalsmith Magazine, Curated Exhibition in Print, 2007
Volume 27 number 4 • Find it on Amazon 

Vogue Italia, July 2009 
Photographed by Steven Meisel - Styled by Karl Templer


Between the Lines: Kat Cole, Donna D’Aquino and Jane Groover, 2015
Taboo Studios, San Diego, CA • Art Jewelry Forum, by Bonnie Levine • Read online

Donna D’Aquino’s Stunning Steel Pieces, 2013
Blog Post, by Danielle Maestretti • American Craft Council • Read online

Donna D’Aquino, Meet the Artist, 2018
Maine Art Hill Studios • Read online


2017   Purchase Award, Fuller Craft Museum - Permanent Collection Acquisition
2017   Society of Arts and Crafts, Craft Boston Holiday
2016   First Place in Jewelry, St. Louis Art Fair, MO
2010   Award of Excellence in Jewelry, Lakefront Arts Festival, WI
2009   Award of Excellence in Jewelry, Ann Arbor Art Fair, MI
2009   Award of Excellence in Jewelry, Winterpark Arts Festival, FL
2007   Director’s Choice Award, Cain Park Arts Festival, OH
2006   Mary Lou Deal Award for Contemporary Design,
           Craft and Design Show, VA
2006   Best Body of Work, 2nd Place, Academy Art Museum’s Artist Marketplace,
2006   Best in Jewelry, 4 Bridges Arts Festival, TN
2003   First Place in Jewelry, St. Louis Art Fair, MO
2003   Emerging Artist Fellowship, American Craft Council
2002   Award of Excellence in Jewelry and Metals, American Craft Council
2002   Individual Artist’s Grant, Ohio Arts Council, OH
2000   Myer’s Faculty Grant, Myers School of Art, OH
2000   2 Purchase Awards, New Metal, Emerging Views, Contemporary Crafts Museum, OR
1999   Vada Veetler Memorial Award for Excellence in Metal, Best of 1999,
           Ohio Crafts 
Museum, OH
1996-99  Graduate Teaching Assistantship, Kent State University