Debora Stewart

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    Debora Stewart

     

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    Summer by Debora Stewart was awarded First Place - Abstract in the August 2019 BoldBrush Painting Competition.

     

    Biography

     

    I am a Signature Member and a Master Pastellist of the Pastel Society of America and a member of the Master's Circle of the International Association of Pastel Societies. I am also the author of a Northlight book titled Abstract Art Painting: Expressions in Mixed Media and a series of videos on abstract painting from Northlight TV. I teach workshops for artists in abstraction throughout the U.S.  My pastels and paintings are available through galleries in Arizona, Georgia, Louisiana, Wisconsin, Minnesota and Illinois.

     

    Selected Exhibitions

    • Pastels of the World in Bourbonnais 2020 invitational exhibit,  Les Amis des Arts, Montlucon, France 
    • Pastel Society of America, Enduring Brilliance, National Arts Club 2019
    • Pastel Society of North Carolina, Pure Color Exhibition, 2019
    • Into the Blue, Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, July to September 2019
    • International Association of Pastel Societies exhibit, Albuquerque, New Mexico 2019
    • Finding Inspiration:  From Monet to Matisse,  Quad City Arts, Rock Island, Illinois, December 2018 to January 2019
    • Butler Institute of American Art, Selections from the Enduring Brilliance exhibit. Youngstown, Ohio 2018
    • Pastel Society of America, Enduring Brilliance, National Arts Club, New York, New York, 2018
    • Third Biennial China Pastel Society, Ming Art Gallery, Suzhou, China 2018
    • Pastel Society of America, Enduring Brilliance, National Arts Club, New York, New York, 2017
    • Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, 120th Annual Open Exhibition, National Arts Club, New York, New York, December 2016 
    • Pastel Society of America, Enduring Brilliance, National Arts Club, New York, New York, 2016
    • Pastel en Perigord, Invitational exhibit in St. Aulaye, France summer of 2016
    • Quad City Arts Center, Rock Island, Illinois, 2015
    • Strokes of Genius invitational pastel exhibit, John Brown University, Siloam Springs, Arkansas 2015
    • Invitational Exhibit for Cortile Gallery, Provincetown, Massachusetts 2015
    • Pastel Society of America, Enduring Brilliance, National Arts Club, New York, New York, 2015
    • International Association of Pastel Societies, Master’s Circle Exhibit, Albuquerque, New Mexico 2015
    • Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio, 2015
    • Pastel Society of America, Enduring Brilliance, National Arts Club, New York, New York, 2014
    • International Association of Pastel Societies, Vose Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts, 2014

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    Galleries

    • Wilde Meyer Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona
    • Huff Harrington Fine Art, Atlanta, Georgia
    • Artful Home, Madison, Wisconsin
    • Ober Anderson Gallery,  Kirkwood, Missouri
    • Bereskin Gallery and Academy, Bettendorf, Iowa
    • FW Gallery, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

     

    Memberships

    • Signature Member and Master Pastelist of the Pastel Society of America
    • Master's Circle of the International Association of Pastel Societies

     

    Awards

    • Pastel 100 Competition 2019, Pastel Journal Magazine, Honorable Mention Abstract/Non-Objective
    • Pastel Society of America, Enduring Brilliance 2016, NYC, Herman Margulies Award for Excellence Award
    • Pastel Society of America, Enduring Brilliance 2015, National Arts Club, NYC, Pastel Painters of Maine award
    • Honorable Mention, Abstract/Non-Objective 2014 Pastel 100 Competition, Pastel Journal Magazine
    • Third Place, Iowa Pastel Society member exhibit, 2013
    • Second Place in Abstract/Non-Objective 2012 Pastel 100 Competition Pastel Journal Magazine
    • Pastel Society of America, Enduring Brilliance Exhibit 2012, National Arts Club, NYC,  Newell Rubbermaid Award
    • Second Prize in International Artist Magazine Abstract/Experimental Competition 2012
    • Second Place and Honorable Mention in Abstract/Non-Objective 2011 Pastel 100 Competition by Pastel Journal Magazine
    • Honorable Mention in Abstract/Non-Objective 2010 Pastel 100 Competition by Pastel Journal Magazine

     

    Publications and Media

    • Pure Pastel Northlight Books 2019
    • Art Journey:  Abstract Painting, A Celebration of Contemporary Art Northlight Books
    • Pratique des Artes, Debora Stewart Abstract Florals, July 2018
    • Pastel Journal Magazine, February 2016
    • Professional Artist Magazine, Artist Interview, November 2015
    • Cloth, Paper, Scissors Magazine, Faces, Summer 2015
    • Abstract Art Painting:  Expressions in Mixed Media by Debora L. Stewart Northlight books, 2015
    • Series of Abstract video workshops by Debora L. Stewartfor Northlight TV 2015
    • Featured abstract artist in the Pastelagram, Pastel Society of America, 2013
    • Finding Your Style in Pastel, Jean Hirons, 2012
    • A Walk Through Abstracts Vol. 3, Sue St. John
    • Studio Visit Magazine, Open Studio Press, April 2011
    • Featured on WQPT’s The Creators in September 2005
    • Interviewed on WVIK Art Talks April 2010, 2014

     

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