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D E B O R A H   PAR I S

 

 

Education  

Bachelor of Fine Arts, 1975

State University of New York, Albany, New York 

 

Juris Doctor, 1978

Albany Law School, Union University, Albany, New York

 

Scottsdale Artists School, 1992, 1998-2000

Scottsdale, Arizona

 

Private Study

Ned Jacob, 1992-2002

Hollis Williford, 2002-2003

 

Professional Workshops

 Matt Smith

Scott Christensen 

 

 

Selected Exhibitions (1999-2013) 

 

Museums

Small Works, Great Wonders, National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum (2012-13)

Western Visions, National Wildlife Museum (2013)

American Art in Miniature, Gilcrease Museum, 2009

Albuquerque Museum Miniatures Invitational (2005-2010), 

        Featured Artist  2008-9

Panhandle Plains Museum Invitational (2006-2012)

Laguna Beach Plein Air Invitational, Laguna Art Museum (2005-2007)

 

Gallery Shows

 

Solo Show, Lennox Woods-The Ancient Forest, Galerie Kornye West & The Botanical Research Institute of Texas, March 2014.

Solo Show, The Color of Mood, M Gallery of Fine Art, Sarasota, FL, 2010

Spring Gallery Night, Galerie Kornye West, Ft. Worth, TX, 2010-11

15th Anniversary Show, Whistle Pik Galleries, Fredricksburg, TX, 2010

Christmas Miniatures, Whistle Pik Galleries, Fredricksburg, TX, 2009-10

Fall Gallery Night Invitational, Galerie Kornye West, Ft. Worth, TX 2009-11

Early Summer Show, Blackheath Gallery, London, UK 2009-2010

Christmas Show, Blackheath Gallery, London, UK 2009

Autumn Exhibition, Blackheath Gallery, London UK 2011

Plein Air Southwest, Southwest Gallery, Dallas TX (2007-9)

Salon International, Greenhouse Gallery, San Antonio, Texas (2008)

Telluride Plein Air Festival (2006-2011)

Plein Air Texas, Southwest Gallery, Dallas Texas (2007-2009)

Landscapes of New Mexico, Manitou Galleries, Santa Fe, NM (2006)

Two Person Show, Alla Prima Fine Art, St. Petersburg, FL (2006)

Little Gems, Alla Prima Fine Art, St. Petersburg, FL (2005-2006)

Carmel Plein Air Festival (2006)

 Plein Air New Mexico Invitational, Ventana Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM (2005)

Sedona Plein Air Festival, Sedona, Arizona (2005)

One Person Show, ArtStudio Gallery, Santa Fe, NM (2002-2003)

American Women Artists Show, Columbine Gallery, Santa Fe, NM (2002)

Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club Show, New York, NY (2001)

Pastel Society of New Mexico National Juried Show (1999, 2001-2002)

Pastel Society of North Florida National Juried Show (2000)

Hilton Head Art League National Juried Show (1999-2000)

Northwest Pastel Society National Juried Show (2000)

 

 

Publications 

Heart of the Ancient Forest, Feature Article, Southwest Art Magazine, March 2014

American Painting Video Magazine, Summer 2011, Recent Paintings

Southwest Art Magazine, “Deep in the Heart of Texas”, April 2010        

Plein Air New Mexico: Jack Richeson Fine Art Series - Forward by Deborah Paris (2006)  

Landscapes of New Mexico, published by Fresco Fine Art Publications (2006)

Southwest Art Magazine, Featured “Artist to Watch”. December 2004

American Artist Magazine, Feature “Paint the Idea”, December 2003

Pastel Journal, Feature Article, September/October 2003

International Artist, Award Winners Section, December/January 2003

Focus Santa Fe, Feature Article, August/September 2002

 

Affiliations 

Signature Member, Outdoor Painters Society

Signature Member, Plein Air Florida

Signature Member & Founder, Plein Air New Mexico (now PAPNM)

 

Awards & Scholarships 

1st Place (Pastel), Best & Brightest (2000)

2nd  Place, Pastel Society Of New Mexico (2001)

2nd Place, American Women Artists (2002)

3rd Place, Pastel Society of New Mexico (2002)

Pastel Society of America Award, Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Show (2001)

Award of Merit, Pastel Society of New Mexico (1999)

Tuition Scholarship, Scottsdale Artists School (2000 & 2002)

Gallery Representation 

 

Hildt Galleries

Chicago, Illinois

 

Galerie Kornye West

Ft. Worth, TX