Skip to main content

Howard, Deborah



Deborah Howard is an Associate Professor and Head of Painting Program at the University of Denver. She has been teaching at the University of Denver since 1987. She holds and BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design in drawing and printmaking and an MFA from the University of Wisconsin, Madison in painting and printmaking.

Found in 49 Collections and/or Records:

"Cellar of Hope", circa 2008

Identifier: B398.01.00028

Encaustic painting on canvas in reds, oranges, golds, blues and purples surrounded by an ash wood frame. Canvas has image of Susan Bendor, image is a photocopy of Deborah Howard’s print, B398.01.00016. Wax makes surface 3-dimensional and has mold of a lightbulb that hangs over Susan. Designs behind wax surface look like wallpaper with a curtain across the top.

Dates: circa 2008

Container 35, 2008

 File — Map Drawer: B398.03.0035
Identifier: B398.03.0035

Two foam core boards used with exhibition. One is of the cover of the portrait booklet and the other shows the four portraits at Yad Vashem and a photo of the building.

Dates: 2008

David Shichor, 2006

 Item — Object: B398.01.00020
Identifier: B398.01.00020

Framed drawing of David Schichor by artist Deborah Howard. Drawing is in black and white, he wears a patterned collared shirt and glasses. David Schichor is looking towards the viewer.

Dates: 2006

Deborah Howard's Holocaust Portraits and Papers

Identifier: B398
Abstract Deborah Howard is an Associate Professor and Head of Painting Program at the University of Denver. After a discussion on racial stereotypes and aging in a Figure Painting course Howard was teaching, she began to develop her Portraits of Child Holocaust Survivors project and settled on drawing as the media for the project. Howard has drawn and painted twenty-five people who escaped, hid or survived concentration camps during the Jewish Holocaust of WWII. Four portraits from the project are...
Dates: 1949-2019

Don Altman, 2003

 Item — Object: B398.01.00004
Identifier: B398.01.00004

Framed drawing of Don Altman by artist Deborah Howard. Drawing is largely black and white with bits of red on the rim of his glasses. Don Altman is looking slightly over his right shoulder towards the viewer.

Dates: 2003

Esther Wasserman, 2003

 Item — Object: B398.01.00005
Identifier: B398.01.00005

Framed drawing of Esther Wasserman by artist Deborah Howard. Drawing is black and white with red and orange highlights in her hair. Esther Wasserman is turned slightly to the left and looking towards the viewer.

Dates: 2003

Exhibit Ephemera: Anderson Academic Commons, 2019

Identifier: B398.03.0025.0006

Exhibit planning design sketch (done by Deborah Howard) and papers.

Dates: 2019

Exhibit Ephemera: Hendrix College in Conway Arkansas, 2009

Identifier: B398.03.0025.0002

Programs and advertising posters for when "Child Survivors of the Holocaust" was on exhibit in 2009 at Hendrix College.

Dates: 2009

Harry Lopas, 2003

 Item — Object: B398.01.00001
Identifier: B398.01.00001

Framed drawing of Harry Lopas by artist Deborah Howard. Drawing is largely black and white with yellow accents. Harry is looking off in the distance.

Dates: 2003

Imre Frankovitz, 2004

 Item — Object: B398.01.00011
Identifier: B398.01.00011

Framed drawing of Imre Frankovitz by artist Deborah Howard. Background colors of blue, green, orange and red; Imre wears a blue plaid shirt. Imre Frankovitz is looking towards the viewer.

Dates: 2004

Additional filters:

Archival Record 48
Collection 1
Holocaust survivors 27
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) 26
Portraits 26
Jewish children in the Holocaust 24
Drawings (visual works) 22