Donald R. Boyce, Jr.

Donald R. Boyce, Jr.

Exhibits Specialist

Cleveland Urban Learning Community
Lakeland Community College
Kent State University - School of Architecture and Environmental Design
Northern Virginia Community College
Potomac Massage Training Institute

Role in Museum: 
  • Provides a full range of exhibit fabrication and production services in a variety of mediums including wood, metal, acrylic, synthetics and surface applications.
  • Primary programmer and operator of CNC router.
  • Works with designers, curators, conservators and other team members in the planning and execution of exhibit elements.
  • Fabricates and installs exhibit components including exhibit cases, graphic panels, build ups, object mounts and interactives.
  • Reviews and prototypes exhibit elements as required.
  • Mentors interns in internship program.
  • Leads teams of exhibit specialists in the production and installation of exhibitions.
Projects: 
  • Programmed, cut panels to size, fabricated structure and installed the Ruby Slippers lenticular display for the Kick Starter Campaign.
  • Penny interactive- Stories on Money.
  • Food Sign- Transforming the American Table.
  • Video Wall- Price of Freedom Living Room War (originally as a contractor and the update for new technology).
  • Value of Money- Carved Corian features.
  • Curved Stage- Greensboro Lunch Counter Unity Square.
  • Bent acrylic label stands and book mounts for numerous projects.
  • Prototyped and fabricated way to hold, store and display Lincoln’s hat to eliminate or minimize touching the artifact. Also used concept for fragile recordings in Hear My Voice.
  • Fabricated and installed new Presidency and First Ladies entrance signs.
  • Fabricated and installed a majority of the dimensional letters in the public spaces.
  • Modular platforms for Hurray for Politics, Lego Statue of Liberty.
  • Fabricated the 3 dimensional “Sparky” from a 2 dimensional image for Spark!Lab.
  • Fabricated 5 different versions of the “Yellow Brick Road” to display the Ruby Slippers over the last decade.
Professional Affiliations: 
  • Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners Local 1692 (former)
  • American Massage Therapy Association