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Debra Walker, American Artist. Avocations: writing, community activism, traveling F C. Member National Association Women Artists.

Background

Walker, Debra was born on April 23, 1953 in Omaha, Nebraska, United States. Daughter of Lowell Lampert and Margaret Mary (Ball) Walker.

Education

Student fine arts, Riverside City College, California, 1972—1974. Student fine arts, University of California at Los Angeles, 1974—1975. Student painting, Skyline College, San Bruno, California, 1981—1983.

Student, Visual Arts Access, 1993—1994. Student intaglio etching, University California, San Francisco, 1995.

Career

Represented by, George Krevsky Fine Art, San FranciscoRepresented by, CSK, Inc., DenverRepresented by, Evelyn Seigel Gallery, Fort Worth. Designer United Artists Records, 1975-1976. Art director Los Angeles Times, 1976-1978.

Owner Commercial Design Advantages Agency, 1978-1981. Art consultant Bowles-Hopkins Gallery, 1981-1982. Print consultant, 1985-1991.

Business, production manager Redgate Communications, 1991-1992.

Achievements

  • Avocations: writing, community activism, traveling F C.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • One-woman shows include Riverside Art Museum, 1974, Cowell Theater, San Francisco, 1995, George Krevsky Fine Art, San Francisco, 1995-1996, 99-2002, 2004, CSK, Incorporated, Denver, 1997, Gallery 72, Omaha, Nebraska, 2003, Columbus Art Center, 2003, Lynden Gallery, Lancaster Art Center, Pennsylvania, Luggage Store Gallery, 2006. Exhibited in group shows at Riverside Press Enterprise, 1974 (Purchase prize 1974), Shenendoah Gallery, Plymouth, 1987. Studio Show, San Francisco, 1990, Riverside Art Museum, 1993, George Krevsky Fine Art, 1993-1994, 98-2005, National Association Women Artists, Athens, Greece, 1996, San Francisco Museum Modern Art, 1996, Triton Museum, San Jose, 1998, Omaha, Nebraska, 2003, Jon Sims Center for the Arts, 2005, California State Senate Contemporary Art Collection exhibit, 2004, 05.

      Permanent collections Twentieth Century Fox, numerous private collections.

Membership

Founding member Coalition for Jobs, Arts and Housing. Chairman San Francisco Arts Task Force, 2005. President building inspector commission San Francisco, since 2006.

Treasurer San Francisco Democratic County Central Committee, California State Democratic Party. Vice chairman Northern California. Member women's campus California Democratic Party.

Treasurer San Franscisco Democratic Party. Member of National Association Women Artists, Harvey Milk Democratic Club (past president).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Writing, community activism, travel.

Connections

Life partner Saundra Marie Ardito.

father:
Lowell Lampert Walker

mother:
Margaret Mary (Ball) Walker