Donald was a visual-art critic from 1984-1997, with a particular interest in the social role of art. In the late nineties, he began working as a Web developer and as an artist. His mock television series Each & Every One of You developed a cult following and has been screened across Canada, in the US and Europe. In the early 00’s, he began pursuing an interest in post-peasant cultural identity. His essay Post-Peasant Architecture: The House Bunica Built was published in 2008. He is presently exploring how to reconnect our contemporary reality to peasant roots with a trilogy of video scripts. Goodes is also a father and homemaker.