Deborah Watts
Born July 26, 1951, Pensacola, Fl

Art Education:
Santa Barbara City College
Workshops with Chris Chapman and Robert Burridge

Solo Exhibitions:
workzones in Paseo Nuevo Sept through Nov 30, 2014, Reception Oct 6th, 2014 fr 6-8 PM
Salon Patine Sept 16–Oct 12, 2013
Gallery 113, Artist of the Month, April 2-28, 2012 Reception April 5th
Santa Barbara Dance Arts June-August 1, 2011 Reception June 30th
Salon Patine March–May 2011
Zelo Restaurant 2001

Invitational Exhibits:
Santa Barbara Arts, in both La Arcarda and Canon Perdido locations (2007-2010)
Weldon Art Ranch, owner/artist Larry Iwerks of Oak Group (2006-2010)
Palm Loft Gallery, Carpinteria (2004)
Z Gallery (2001-2002)
Zelo Restaurant 2001
Pantine Salon (2011)
Chateau Belle May-Aug 2012
Fess Parker Double Tree Inn Spa Del Mar Aug - Nov 2012. Reception Thursday, Oct 11th from 5:00-7:30PM

Selected Group Exhibitions:
Channing Peake Gallery, Receptions: February 6, March 6, April 3, May 1, 2014
Bacara Resort & Spa, Benefit show for the Naples Coalition & Gaviota Cost Conservancy, Awarded the "Naples Choice Award" from the Beneficiaries for my pastel "Bridge to Naples (March 29-30, 2013)
Santa Barbara Natural History Museum’s Annual Art Walk (2004 thru 2010)
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden, SCAPE’s Annual Benefit shows (2007-2009)
Faculty Club (2001-2009)
Karpeles Manuscript Museum (1999, 2001, 2002)
Santa Barbara Maritime Museum annual On Our Waterfront  (2008, 2009)
Santa Barbara annual Art and Jazz Festival (2001-2008)
Santa Barbara Art Association’s annual Heal the Ocean benefit exhibit (2001-2008)
Cabrillo Arts Center (1999-2005)
Faulkner Gallery, Santa Barbara (1997-2010)
Santa Barbara Art Association exhibits (1997-2010)
Gallery 113 (1997-2010), Mezzanine and Small Images (2001, 2004, 2010)
Step One Galley, Carpinteria (1998-2003)
SBArchitectural Foundation (2004, 2005)
Antioch College (1997)

Best of California Artists and Artisans, Vol. 1" by Kennedy Publishing, 2007; Awarded Honorable Mention in Pastel Category

Santa Barbara Art Association, Southern California Artists Painting for the Environment (SCAPE) and the Goleta Valley Art Association
My paintings have sold throughout California and abroad and to the University of California, Santa Barbara