Montgomery Art Association

New Member Spotlight - Deborah Grayson

23 Feb 2020 11:36 AM | Kathleen Tynan (Administrator)

Lives in: Silver Spring, MD




Media and subjects:  Printmaking and painting (oil on panel)

Why you joined MAA: To be in community with other artists.

Something fun about you:  I am an avid reader, hiker, and biker (hybrid bike).

Artist Biography: Deborah Grayson makes drawings, paintings, sculpture and prints that draw on magic, myth, and memory to create a contemporary picture of the real and imagined worlds of women's lives.  Grayson’s creative process embraces deconstruction as part of creation. She is intrigued by the process of bringing together seemingly disparate materials – old, new and found  – to build her bodies of work.  

Born in Washington, D.C. and raised in Montgomery County, Maryland, Grayson completed a BA at the University of Maryland, College Park and an MA and PhD at Michigan State University.  In addition to her studio work Deborah Grayson is an independent scholar and much sought after workshop facilitator and speaker.


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