About The Artist

Education

American University, Bachelor of Fine Arts, 1974; Master of Fine Arts, 1981

New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting & Sculpture, 1975-1977

Awards

Puffin Foundation Grant, 2005

Graduate Fellowship Award, American University, 1979, 1980

Cum Laude, American University, 1974

Elizabeth Van Swinderin Award for Outstanding Achievement, American University, 1974

Exhibitions

"6th Annual Printmaking Exhibitition", ACCI Gallery, Berkeley, CA 2013

"Connexions : California-Corsica, Casa Agostino Giafferi, Poggio-di-Venaco, Corsica 2012

"Posted", Printmaking Center of New Jersey, 440 River Rd Branchburg, NJ 2012

"Flora & Fauna", Greening Gallery, Marin Headlands Visitor Center, Sausalito, CA 2012

"Bestiary : New Prints by Deborah Harris", Garage Gallery, Berkeley, CA 2011

"Natural History : Relief Prints by Deborah Harris", Fireside Gallery, Kehilla Community Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue Piedmont, CA 2010

"Art for Healthcare Reform Online Exhibition” http://artforhealthcarereform.googlepages.com, 2009

"Graven Images,” ACCI Gallery, Berkeley, CA, 2009

"Oasis,” ACCI Gallery, Berkeley, CA, 2008

"Speak Out: Art, Design & Politics,” 516 Arts, Albuquerque, NM, 2008

"All Things Electoral: Redux,” Susan Hensel Gallery, Minneapolis, Minn, 2008.

"Paper Politics,” curated by Josh McPhee, 2005-2009

Dowd Gallery, SUNY Cortland, Cortland, NY

Redhouse Arts Center, Joan Lukas Rothenberg Gallery, Syracus, NY

K Space Contemporary, Corpus Christi, Texas

Crossman Gallery, University of Wisconsin - Whitewater

Walker’s Point Center for the Arts, Milwaukee, WI

Esplanade Loft Project, Art + Anarchy Montreal

Food for Thought Cafe Student Gallery, Portland State University, Portland, OR

5plus5 Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Phinney Center Gallery, Seattle, WA

"Violence Transformed,” Digital Display, Doric Hall, Massachusetts State House, Boston, MA, 2008

"The Valentine Show,” Barbara Anderson Gallery, Berkeley, CA, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010

One Person Exhibition, Art Gallery, Benicia Public Library, Benicia, CA, 2008

“Department of the Interior”, 233 27th St., San Francisco, CA 2007

“Conflict/Peace Finding Common Ground”, Columbia Art Center, Columbia, MD, 2007

Artists’ Benefit Sale in Honor of Chris Stern, Wessel & Lieberman Booksellers, Seattle, WA, 2007

“Babylon Lexicon,” Barrister Gallery, in conjunction with the 2006 New Orleans Book Fair, New Orleans, LA, 2006

“What’s So Funny About Peace, Love and Understanding?” featured online at the Political Artwork Blog, 2006

“Amendicons Project,” Responses to the Israeli-Lebanon War Makor Gallery, NY, NY, 2006

Haven Arts, Bronx, NY, 2006

2005 Matzo Files Benefit, Mo Pikins’s, NY, NY, 2006

Barrister’s Gallery, New Orleans, LA, 2006

Makor Gallery, NY, NY, 2006

Somarts Bay Gallery, San Francisco, 2006

Matzo Files Benefit, Mo Pikins’s, NY, NY, 2005

"Gifted", CFA Gallery, San Anselmo, CA 2004

"The Death Show", ABCo Art, Oakland, CA 2004

Sequoia Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM 2004

Members Exhibition, Berkeley art Center, 2003

"Couples", Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Sebastopol, CA, 2002

"Dromedary Constellation", Nexus gallery, Berkeley, CA 2002

"Diego Rivera and Friends", Nexus Gallery, Berkeley, CA 2001

Alumni Show, N.Y. Studio School, New York, N.Y. 1985

Sixth Street Gallery, San Pedro, CA 1984, 1985

"Seven Washington Artists", Art Barn, Wash. D.C. 1983

"Museum Muse", Phillips Collection, Wash. D.C. 1983

Three Person Show, Emerson Gallery, McLean, VA. 1982

Kreeger Award Exhibition, Washington, D.C. 1981

"Emerging Artists," Art Barn Gallery, Washington, D.C. 1981

Washington Arts Club, Washington, D.C. 1979

Collections

Center For the Study of Political Graphics, Los Angeles, CA
The Matzo Files, New York, NY
Newark Public Library, Special Collections Division
University of California Berkeley, Morrison Library Graphic Loan Collection

Publications

Ducts.org Art Gallery, The Matzo Files, Christopher Frederick
Paper Politics: Socially Engaged Printmaking Today,
Edited by Josh MacPhee, PM Press, Oct. 2009, isbn 978-1-60486-090-0
We Live in a Divided Country, Try to Bridge That Gap;
Limited edition handprinted woodblock prints; 2006
Alice and The Green Man: A Novel by Constance Sprague
The Goddess of Greenlake: A Novel by Constance Sprague
Potluck: A Novel by Constance Sprague
Moon's Blues: A Novel by Constance Sprague
The Greening: A Novel by Constance Sprague

Links

The War and Peace Print Project

Just Seeds

Art for Health Care Reform

Art For A Change

California Printmakers Society

The Constant Harper

ACCI Gallery

Tail of the Yak

The Gardener

Galleries

Deborah Harris' work may also be seen at:

Tail of the Yak, 2632 Ashby Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94705
(510) 841-9891.

Stix, 1579 Solano Ave., Berkeley, CA 94707
(510) 843-2527

ACCI Gallery, 1652 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley, CA 94709
(510) 843-2527

The Gardener, 1836 4th Street
Berkeley, CA 94710-1911
(510) 548-4545

Deborah Harris is a member of the California Printmakers Society

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