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Debra Huse

Most Recent Shows and Awards
2018 Best Use of Light & Quick Draw AWARDS Plein Air Easton
2018 California Art Club Gold Medal Exhibit
2018 OPA Salon
2018 Oil Painters of America National Exhibition
2017 American Society of Marine Artists National Exhibition

Debra Huse is a contemporary American Impressionist. She uses rich color and bold fluid strokes to capture the light and drama in her plein air and studio paintings. Huse enjoys working in oils and is a Signature Member of the American Impressionist Society, the American Society of Marine Artists, Laguna Plein Air Painters & Pastel Society of America. Debra began formal painting when she was ten even stretching her own canvases in private lessons. At age 11, she was awarded a scholarship and attended college courses at the prestigious John Herron School of Art in Indianapolis, IN. Debra continued her art studies at Indiana University and upon graduation, worked painting for Champion Illustrated Sports in Nashville IN. Huse relocated in 1986 to Newport Beach CA while working as an art director in advertising by day and painting at night. A full-time painter since 1998, Debra enjoys painting on location and has painted in many plein air events across the country. Huse and her husband Randy enjoy traveling on their sport fishing boat GROUPER where Debra often paints scenes from the water. Huse currently has a studio in a Newport Beach, CA Boatyard

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