“He’s not a prison artist ; he’s an artist in prison,” said YAM curator, Adolfo Caballero. Around the world, professionals and art lovers have agreed. He has won the support of acclaimed painter Kenneth Noland and the eminent photographer, Larry Fink. The New York Times gave front-page coverage to Donny’s first opening and Germany’s Der Spiegel featured his life and art in print and on line. Wikipedia lists him not as a prisoner, but as an American painter. Donny’s use of M&M candies for color, an accident of circumstance, has nevertheless produced marvels of artistic invention. Here, in the pages that follow, are his work and his story.