Resume

Deborah L. Friedman – Fine Art

Education

  • BFA, Printmaking, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Awards and Honors

  • First Place, Wellesley Society of Artists Fall Show, "Spiral" 2016
  • 2015 Art Times Award, Allied Artists of America 102nd Annual Juried Show
  • 2015 Lillian Ciaravino Memorial Award for a Drawing, CLWAC 119th Open
  • Anna Hyatt Huntington Bronze Medal, CLWAC 118th Annual Juried Exhibition, 2014, for "The Transparency of Summer"
  • First Place for "Pastel Oasis", Wellesley Society of Artists November 2014
  • "Winter Watch" was juried into the Academic Artists Association's 64th National Exhibition at the Vernon Arts Center in Vernon, CT., and was awarded the Samuel Armour Award for Graphics. April 2014
  • 2013 Second Place, CPSA Chapter 112 Group Exhibition, Spring Bull Gallery, Newport RI
  • 2013 CPSA Great Explorations Award for Exceptional Achievement, Explore This! 9
  • On-line Juried Exhibition 2013-2014
  • 2013 First Place, Wellesley Society of Artists Spring Exhibition
  • 2013 Honorable Mention, CT Academy of Fine Arts 102nd Annual Juried Exhibition
  • 2012 Helen Sherman Memorial Award, Wellesley Society of Artists November Show
  • 2012 First Place, Works in Colored Pencil, Sharon Arts Center, Peterborough NH
  • 2012 Academic Artists Award/Graphics, Academic Artists 62nd Annual Juried
  • 2011 Outstanding Achievement Award, CPSA 19th Annual Exhibition, Dallas TX
  • 2011 First Place, Wellesley Society of Artists Spring Exhibition
  • 2011 Wholesale Framing Award, CT Academy of Fine Arts 100th Annual Juried Exhibition
  • 2011 Oak Tree Press Award, Academic Artists 61st Annual Juried Exhibition
  • 2011 Ken Day Coes Memorial Award, Allied Artists of America 98th Annual
  • 2011 Art Times Award, CLWAC 114th Annual Juried Exhibition
  • 2010 Henry Gasser Memorial Award, Allied Artists of America 97th Annual
  • 2010 Winsor/Newton Award, Academic Artists 60th Annual Juried Exhibition
  • 2010 First Place in Graphite, Charcoal and Colored Pencil, the Artists Magazine's On-Line Media Competition
  • 2009 Best in Show, Wellesley Society of Artists 75th Annual Juried Exhibition
  • 2008 Canson Graphics Award, Academic Artists 58th Annual Juried Exhibition
  • 2007 Semi-Finalist, American Artist Magazine's 70th Anniversary Competition
  • 2005 Drawing Competition Winner, American Artist Magazine
  • 1982 Berkshire Art Association Award and Museum Purchase, Berkshire Art Museum, Pittsfield, MA
  • 1981 Finalist, Massachusetts Artists Foundation Fellowship Program
  • 1980 Finalist, Massachusetts Artists Foundation Fellowship Program
  • 1978 Paier School Prize, CT Academy of Fine Arts 68th Annual Juried Exhibition

Selected Exhibitions

  • 2016, 2015, 2014 – CPSA International Juried Exhibitions
  • 2016, 2015 – CLWAC Annual Juried Exhibitions
  • 2015, 2014 - Academic Artists Association National Exhibitions, Vernon, CT
  • 2015, 2014 – CT Academy of Fine Arts Annual Juried Exhibitions, Mystic, CT
  • 2014 CLWAC 116th Annual Juried Exhibition, New York, NY
  • 2014 CPSA 22nd Annual International Exhibition, Ormond, FL
  • 2014 CT Academy of Fine Arts 102nd Annual Juried Exhibition, Mystic CT
  • 2014 Allied Artists of America 100th Annual Exhibition, New York, NY
  • 2014 "Drawing from Nature", One Person Exhibition, Helen Bumpus Gallery, Duxbury, MA
  • 2013 Allied Artists of America 100th Annual Exhibition, New York, NY
  • 2013-2014 Explore This!9 On-Line Media Competition, cpsa.org
  • 2013 Academic Artists 63rd Annual Juried Exhibition, Vernon CT
  • 2013 CT Academy of Fine Arts 102nd Annual Juried Exhibition, Mystic CT
  • 2012 CPSA 20th Annual Interntaional Exhibition, Kovington KY
  • 2012 Impressions of New England, Bennington Center for the Arts, VT
  • 2012 CLWAC 116th Annual Juried Exhibition, New York, NY
  • 2012 Allied Artists of America 99th Annual Exhibition, New York, NY
  • 2012 Works in Colored Pencil, Sharon Arts Center, Peterborough, NH
  • 2012 CT Academy of Fine Arts 101st Annual Exhibition, Mystic, CT
  • 2012 Academic Artists 62nd Annual Juried Exhibition, Springfield, MA
  • 2011 CPSA 19th Annual International Exhibition, Dallas, TX
  • 2011 CLWAC 115th Annual Juried Exhibition, New York, NY
  • 2011 Allied Artists of America 98th Annual Exhibition, New York, NY
  • 2011 Impressions of New England, Bennington Center for the Arts, VT
  • 2011 CT Academy of Fine Arts 100th Annual Juried Exhibition, Mystic CT
  • 2011 "Birds in the Hall", Highfield Hall, Falmouth MA
  • 2011 Academic Artists 61st Annual Juried Exhibition, Springfield, MA
  • 2010 Academic Artists 60th Anniversary Invitational Exhibition, Springfield Art Museum, MA
  • 2010 Seeing Double", Attleboro Arts Museum National Juried Exhibition, Attleboro, MA
  • 2010 Allied Artists of America 97th Annual Juried Exhibition, New York, NY
  • 2010 Academic Artists 60th Annual Juried Exhibition, Springfield, MA
  • 2010 CLWAC 114th Annual Juried Exhibition, New York, NY
  • 2010 CT Academy of Fine Arts 99th Annual Juried Exhibition, Mystic CT
  • 2009 Allied Artists of America 96th Annual Juried Exhibition, New York, NY
  • 2009 17th Annual CPSA International Exhibition, Atlanta, GA
  • 2009 Academic Artists 59th National Exhibition, Springfield, MA
  • 2008 "H2O - An Artistic Interpretation of Water", NE Chapter of the CPSA, Newport RI
  • 2008 "Out of the Blue", National Juried Exhibition celebrating the Attleboro Arts Museum's 85th Anniversary, Attleboro, MA
  • 2008 CPSA 16th Annual International Exhibition, Seattle, WA
  • 2008 CT Academy of Fine Arts 97th Annual Juried Exhibition, Mystic CT
  • 2008 Academic Artists 58th Annual National Exhibition, Springfield, MA
  • 2006 CPSA 14th Annual International Exhibition, Albuquerque, NM
  • 1988 Deutsch-Amerikanisches Institut Group Exhibition, Regensburg, West Germany
  • 1986 "Local Color: A Second Look", Clark Gallery, Lincoln MA
  • 1984 "Local Color: New Faces", Clark Gallery, Lincoln, MA
  • 1982-1983 Two Person Show, "Arts on the Town" series, Loeb Drama Center and City Hall Annex, Sponsored by Cambridge Arts Council and Massachusetts Humanities for the Arts
  • 1982 Berkshire Art Association's Works on Paper, Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, MA
  • 1981 Boston Artists Works on Paper, BU Art Gallery, Boston, MA
  • 1981 "Art of the State", Works by Finalists and Fellows of the MA Artists Foundation Fellowship Program, Danforth Museum, Framingham, MA
  • 1980 "Art of the State" Exhibition, Federal Reserve Bank Gallery, Boston, MA
  • 1978 CT Academy of Fine Arts 68th Annual, Hartford, CT

Print and On-Line Publications

  • Strokes of Genius Vol. 6, North Light Books, 2014, see pages here
  • Colored Pencil Treasures, Volume 3, Ann Kullberg Books, to order book click here
  • Colored Pencil Treasures Book Volume II to order book click here
  • WellesleyWeston Magazine, Fall 2013, Artists Profile Column Download PDF of article
  • American Artist Drawing, "Winners Announced in Colored Pencil Competition", pages 16-17, Spring 2013
  • Practique des Arts, "Transparance Minerale au crayon du coleur", April-May 2012, No. 103 Download PDF of article
  • Practique des Artes, "Le crayon de couleur dans tous ses etats", April-May 2011 Download PDF of article
  • The Artist's Magazine, All-Media Competition Winners, pages 14-15, July/August 2010
  • WellesleyWeston Magazine, Fall 2009, Artists Profile Column Download PDF of article
  • American Artist 70th Anniversary Competition, Semi-finalist, Colored Pencil, December 2007 Read the article
  • American Artist Drawing; What's Happening in Colored Pencil, Winter 2006 Download PDF of article
  • American Artist Drawing; 2005 Drawing Competition Winners, Spring 2006 Download PDF of article

Grants and Fellowships

  • 1984 MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH
  • 1983 Edna St. Vincent Millay Colony, Steepletop, NY
  • 1981 Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Sweet Briar, VA
  • 1980 Recipient, Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant, Canada
  • 1980 Ossabaw Island Project, Ossabaw Island, GA
  • 1978 Recipient, Ford Foundation Grant, Printmaking

Commissions

  • 2009 Graphite Pencil Drawing, Derwent House, Cumberland Pencil Company, UK

Professional Memberships

  • Allied Artists of America, Elected Member
  • Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, Elected Member
  • Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts
  • Academic Artists Association
  • Signature Member, Colored Pencil Society of America
  • NE Chapter 112, Colored Pencil Society of America
  • Wellesley Society of Artists

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