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Deb Baker Hall

Mixed Media Artist

Sacramento, CA

As a mixed media artist, working abstractly, I draw heavily on my background as a landscape designer, environmental horticulturist and geology-loving trekker. Through scarred and textured surfaces, torn and degraded papers, broken lines and dimensional “finds”, I reference the places I love best: slot canyons, granite domes, rubble-strewn streams, and any trail ascending to spare, expansive spaces that reveal their geological origins.

 

Likewise, I find pleasure in the flat and papered walls of urban streetscapes and the geometric adjacencies of multi-hued and textured growing fields. In all ways, my artistic practice mirrors my joy in discovering what lies beneath and within these weathered terrains.

My formal art studies at the University of Akron focused on printmaking.   Mono and relief prints still figure in my work as collage elements and substrates for both my paintings and assemblages. 

Publications

Artsy Shark Featured Artist (2023)

https://www.artsyshark.com/2023/09/04/featured-artist-deb-hall/

Artists of the Bay Area, Vol. 1  (2022)

Jen Tough Gallery / Blurb Books

https://www.blurb.com/b/11023213-artists-of-the-bay-area-vol-1

Residencies

Artist Alliance Stay-in-Place Summer Residency

Summer 2023

Jen Tough Gallery

Santa Fe, NM

Recent Shows & Exhibition

2023

3 Square Art Gallery

NOOBAA 23/Non-Objective Art Annual Exhibition

Honorable Mention Award

Juried by David Reif, Prof. Emeritus of Art, U of Wyoming

Fort Collins, CO

Center for Contemporary Arts

2023 CCAN Exhibition

Juried by Letitia Huckaby

Abilene, TX

Triton Art Museum

Salon at the Triton 2023

Juried by Cuong Nguyen

Santa Clara, CA

Jen Tough Gallery/Artsy.net

A World of It's Own

Juried by John Yoyogi Fortes

Santa Fe, NM , On-line Artsy Gallery Partnership

San Fernando Valley Arts & Cultural Center

In the Abstract  (3 works)

Juried by James Panozzo, Founder/Exec.Dir..Launch LA

Encino, CA

Gallery Route One

Seen & Imagined

Juried by Jeremy P.H. Morgan, Lucid Art Foundation

Point Reyes Station, CA

Blue Line Gallery

Member Medley

Roseville, CA

Verge Center for the Arts

SAC Open Studio Preview Show

Sacramento, CA

Placerville Arts Association

57th National Motherlode Exhibit

Juried by William Ishmael

Placerville, CA

2022

Art Expo Dallas

Represented  by Jen Tough Gallery (Santa Fe)

Dallas, TX

San Fernando Valley Arts & Culture Center

Best of Show

In the Abstract

Juried by Bob Burridge

Encino, CA

Artist Alliance/ Jen Tough Gallery

Works on Paper

Juried by Kerry Downey (RISD)

Santa Fe, NM

Verge Center for the Arts

SAC Open Studio Preview Show & Juried Auction

Sacramento, CA

Pence Gallery

Community Wall /2021 Remembrance

Davis, CA

Blue Line Gallery

Member Medley

Roseville, CA

2021

Artist Alliance/ Jen Tough Gallery

Member Show

Santa Fe, NM

Verge Center for the Arts

SAC Open Studio Preview Show & Juried Auction

Sacramento, CA

Pence Gallery

Exhibit It!

Davis, CA

2020

Dallas Metro Arts Contemporary

Modern Art National (Juried)

Plano, TX

Flagler County Art League

Honorable Mention Award

Every Color Has a Story  (Juried)

Palm Coast, FL

Verge Center for the Arts

SAC Open Studio Preview Show & Juried Auction

Sacramento, CA

Blue Line Gallery

Member Medley

Roseville, CA

Art Education

1991-1995

University of Akron

Post-Baccalaureate Program/ Fine Arts

University of Akron

Akron, OH

2016 & 2019

Creative Vision Program

Art2Life Academy

Marin, CA

 

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