Staff Instructor | Mediums: Painting
Debra Sievers, a native of Fallbrook, California, is passionate about art and believes anyone can learn how to paint. Her formal art education started at Philadelphia College of Art and continued in New York at the Art Students League and New York Academy of Design. Debra’s studies with several contemporary masters had a profound effect on her art, culminating with six arduous months of intense training in France with Ted Seth Jacobs. Considered an accomplished portrait painter, Debra has recently expanded her subjects from people to the planet. Beginning with drawings and paintings of ancient olive trees, she eventually shifted from land to sea. A life-long ocean lover, Debra is inspired to paint the light, movement and water of Pacific Ocean waves. Debra’s art can be found in numerous resorts, casinos , galleries and private collections around the world. She’s been a featured artist at New York’s Art Expo and her paintings have been on many magazine covers. A popular teacher at Sedona Art Center, she has also taught in in Taos, N.M., Idyllwild, CA. and California’s Central Coast. Her various oil painting and creativity workshops have inspired many artists.Debra currently lives, paints and teaches in Southern California.