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RepresentationGallery at the Park
Richland, WA - 509-943-9815Spokane Gallery
Spokane Valley, WA - 509-747-0812Recent Blog PostsIt's the Scratching SeasonPosted on 6/11/2018 1:34:35 PMOn Being a Self-Trained ArtistPosted on 5/21/2018 12:52:45 PMThe Dripping FaucetPosted on 5/7/2018 11:15:20 AMIt Isn’t Easy Painting Green . . .Posted on 4/23/2018 9:49:18 AMImagining Beyond Your ReferencePosted on 4/9/2018 10:45:59 AMPaint with AuthenticityPosted on 3/19/2018 10:56:46 AMAccepting InspirationPosted on 3/5/2018 1:55:23 PMWatching the Dust Settle - Final ChapterPosted on 8/1/2017 12:36:32 PMWatching the Dust Settle - Part 4 & 5Posted on 7/25/2017 7:31:01 PMWatching the Dust Settle - Part 3Posted on 7/20/2017 11:38:16 AMBiography
Debbie Hughbanks is a professional artist specializing in wildlife, equine & domestic animal paintings, as well as figurative and western themed pieces. Painting most often in pastel or acrylic she still finds time to explore other avenues including scratchboard and mixed media work. Debbie is an artist that is passionate about the creation of art and finds her inspiration all around her studio located in northeastern Washington State. Fascinated by animals, nature and interesting people she meets along the way there is never a shortage of subject matter to spark her creative flame. The connection she feels for the subjects she paints, as well as the passion and joy she experiences in the actual creation of the work, is evident in each unique completed piece of art.
Debbie regularly participates in national and international juried shows garnering numerous awards along the way for both her pastel and acrylic work. She has also been featured in several art publications, including “Strokes of Genius 2: The Best of Drawing Light and Shadow.” Debbie is a Master Signature Member of Women Artists of the West, a Signature Member of the Northwest Pastel Society, Associate with Distinction of American Women Artists and an active member of several other national organizations including Women Painters of Washington.
I paint because I must paint. The creation of art is a passion, a need and a desire that I feel I must meet on some level every day whether it is simply planning the composition of the next work in my mind or placing the finishing touches on the pastel or painting I have had in progress for days. My inspirations come from the animals, people and surroundings that I love . . . for I find I am passionate about these things, as well, and want to be able to [...]Read the rest of this bio on the
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