Debra Howard is a full time, award winning plein air, oil painter, currently residing on Traverse Bay, Omena Michigan.
Her work has been featured in the American Scholar and Plein Air Magazines. She is a Signature Member of the Mid-Atlantic Plein Air Painters Association (MAPAPA). She offers artists talks, plein air workshops and has a regular plein air group that meets in northern Leelanau County. She has a passionate national collector base.
Debra has been juried into prestigious Plein Air competitions in over 20 states, winning many events, including, Savannah, Harford, Solomons, Floyd, Glen Arbor, Northport, Ellicot City, Dexter, Crisfield and Mountain Maryland.
Artist in Residence service:
Tangier Island, VA
South Carolina state Parks
Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore
Big Cypress National Preserve
Padre Island National Seashore
Represented by Sleeping Bear Gallery, Empire, Michigan