Fatima Donaldson is an advertising, fine arts and lifestyle photographer focused on authentic captures of people, places and things translating to a genuine representation in that fleeting moment.  Through expertise and skill, she is able to capture and bottle that genuine moment into an image.  

For over 25 years, Fatima brings her expertise in marketing, layout & design and business management along with creative freedom to interpret how products, services, lifestyles and ideas can be created photographically.  She works in very diverse settings all over the world to create unique captures customized for the project whether that is a Fortune 100 advertising campaign or an upcoming exhibit and everything in between.  The projects vary as do the industries. She applies her naturalist approach to all advertising, fine art and lifestyle bodies of work serving as the common thread that weaves her style into every image.


commercial & fine art installations

Fatima works with designers, decorators, art dealers and architects across the US to select the perfectly aesthetic image(s) for the space at work an/or at home. For commercial installations, she includes dialogue with building owners and COOs for all the  specifications necessary to conduct a successful installation from 20x30" artwork to full scale installations covering a 50' wall and everything in between. 

exhibiting artist

Fatima is an exhibiting artist and has participated in a variety of exhibits, both solo and group shows across the United States. Click here for sampling of the exhibits.

For more information and to see Fatima’s work, you can visit her studio #217 at The Silos on Sawyer Yards in the Washington Avenue Art District in Houston to see the many options available.

published work & media

Click here to see a sampling of Fatima's published work as well as media coverage on her, her clients and her work.

more about Fatima

  • Artist at Sawyer Yards, one of the largest creative campuses in the US  www.sawyeryards.com 
  • voted 2017 Katy's Top 100 Women (Influential, Inspirational Women who are leading the way in Katy)
  • Constant Contact 2016 "ALL STAR" Solution Provider Winner
  • Backbone of Katy Award Recipient March 2016
  • State Visual Arts and Photography Judge for the Texas PTA Reflections Program (2013 & 2016)
  • Texans for the Arts - advocate
  • Katy Contemporary Arts Museum - founding member of KCAM School of Photography; photography instructor
  • ARTreach - Board of Directors member (past president); teaching artist
  • Arts Fulshear - member; roster artist 
  • Relay for Life Katy - Marketing Chairperson and Team Captain
  • Habitat for Humanity - Marketing Chairperson, WomenBuild house project, volunteer
  • Katy Area Chamber of Commerce - member, Gala Committee volunteer
  • Katy Area Artists - member
  • ASMP - American Society of Media Photographers, member
  • PPA - Professional Photographers of America, member
  • RMSP - Rocky Mountain School of Photography, alumni
  • Katy Culture & Arts Alliance - founding member; artist