Debra is a contemporary realist painter, instructor and workshop host. She is represented by several prestigious galleries and is a signature member of several societies. She is an Art Renewal Center Living Master Artist, an American Women Artists Member of Distinction, and a juried member of the Salmagundi Club, The Copley Society of Art, and The International Guild of Realism. Her work is in permanent museum and corporate collections, as well as private collections across the globe. 

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20 x 16

Framed to 26" x 23"

It feels like, good or bad, everything these days is or should be or has to be mind blowing. If it doesn't blow us away, we don't give it attention and really just don't have the bandwidth for it.


For me, who loves the details and the unexpected glimpses at everyday beauty, it feels ludicrous to type that sentence. But it's true. Art is a place where I can escape the truth for a moment, or at least stop to see the beauty in it.


"Blown Away" is an allegorical still life painting. That's just a fancy way of saying the bubble gum is a metaphor for life. It's bold and full of color that draws you in, but capable of a scary sounding pop every now and again.


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