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Mary Deborah Nagin, American artist. Recipient 1st prize for drawing I.A. S., 1976, 78, East Meadow Annual Art Exhibit, 1977, 1st prize Arts Council of Freeport, 1986, 3d prize Great Neck Art Show, 1987, Honorary Mention, H.T.A.L., 1989.

Background

Nagin, Mary Deborah was born on December 28, 1953 in Amityville, New York, United States. Daughter of William and Helen Marcia (Fraedin) Nagin.

Education

Bachelor in Art, State University of New York, Plattsburgh, 1975. Studied painting with Jeff Webb, 1978—1983. Master of Arts in Painting, Adelphi University, 1983.

Career

Art instructor Friendship House, Glen Cove, New York, 1977-1981, Woodward Mental Health Center, Freeport, 1978-1981, Norwood Avenue School, East Northport, 1983-1985, St. Mary of the Angels Home, Syosset, 1983-1985, Art League of Long Island, since 1983. Art instructor continuing education department Manhasset (New York ) Public Schools, 1988-2000. Guest art instructor Mill Neck Manor School for Deaf, 1998.

Art Institute at Owl 57 Gallery, Hewlett, New York, 1999-2000, Art Institute N Shore Montessori School, Stony Brook, New York, 2000-2001. Curator Firehouse Gallery, Nassau Creative Commons, Garden City, 1990. Adjunct instructor in watercolor St. John's University, New York, 1991.

Artist in residence Patchogue (New York ) School District, 1983. Exhibition chairman National Drawing Association, 1987-1989. Gallery director Little Studio, Ltd., Port Washington, New York, 1985-1989, Public Illust.: The Everything Home Improv.

Book, by Tom Philbin: Adams Media Corporation, Approx. 170 Interior Illust., 1997, Woman's Day Home Remodeling (Volunteer VIII, #4) illustrated article: "8 Easy Home Repairs", 1998, The Irish 100 by Tom Philbin Andrews McMeel Public, Kansas City, Missouri. Ten Portraits, 1999.

Works

Membership

Member National Drawing Association (exhibit chairman 1987-1989), Pastel Society of America (Beatrice Vare award 1990), The Art Legend of Long Island, National Art League, Pen and Brush Club (chair pastel division 1992-1993, Phillip Isenberg award 1992 and 1995 Solo Show Award- Pen and Brush), Salmagundi Club.

Connections

Married Jeffrey Ross Webb, November 11, 1990 (separated July 1993).

father:
William Nagin

mother:
Helen Marcia (Fraedin) Nagin

spouse:
Jeffrey Ross Webb