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Howard, Deborah

 Person

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 12 Collections and/or Records:

Canvas, 2013

 Item — Object: B398.01.0033
Identifier: B398.01.0033.00001
Overview Multi-piece artwork consisting of an encaustic painting on canvas, pair of shoes and wood shelf for shoes. Canvas has floral patterned wallpaper with large red flowers, covered with wax. Canvas is surrounded by ash wood frame. Wax makes surface 3-dimensional.
Dates: 2013

Canvas, 2007

 Item — Object: B398.01.00026.00001
Identifier: B398.01.00026.00001
Overview Multi-piece artwork consisting of an encaustic painting on canvas, pair of shoes and wood shelf for shoes.

Canvas has black and white image of women sorting through a room strewn with papers; image is of Nuremberg files being organized. Next to the image are multiple lines of Hebrew script carved into the waxed surface. Canvas is surrounded by ash wood frame. Wax makes surface 3-dimensional.
Dates: 2007

"Cellar of Hope", circa 2008

 Item
Identifier: B398.01.00028
Overview 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

"Nuremberg Palace of Justice", 2007

 Item
Identifier: B398.01.00026
Overview Multi-piece artwork consisting of an encaustic painting on canvas, pair of shoes and wood shelf for shoes. Canvas has black and white image of women sorting through a room strewn with papers; image is of Nuremberg files being organized. Next to the image are multiple lines of Hebrew script carved into the waxed surface. Canvas is surrounded by ash wood frame. Wax makes surface 3-dimensional. Shoes are greenish, brown snake print, peep toe and ankle straps with 3.5-inch heel; they date to circa...
Dates: 2007

Plaster Cast of Suitcase, 2013

 Item
Identifier: B398.01.0034.00002
Overview Multi-piece artwork consisting of an encaustic painting on canvas, pair of shoes and wood shelf for shoes, and Painted plaster cast of a portion of a suitcase. Canvas has floral patterned wallpaper with large red flowers, covered with wax. Canvas is surrounded by ash wood frame. Wax makes surface 3-dimensional.
Dates: 2013

"Rescue", 2007

 Item
Identifier: B398.01.00029
Overview Encaustic painting on canvas in reds, gold, and blues surrounded by an ash wood frame. Images of hands reaching down from top of canvas toward a wax cast of a chain lock on a door. Wax makes surface 3-dimensional. Multiple lines of Hebrew script carved into the waxed surface at bottom.
Dates: 2007

"Right Brain, Left Brain", circa 2008

 Item — Object: B398.01.00027
Identifier: B398.01.00027
Overview Encaustic painting on canvas in reds, oranges, golds, blues and purples surrounded by ash wood frame. Canvas has black and white image of Maurice Blik and a reverse transfer of the image adjacent. Image is a photocopy of Deborah Howard’s print, B398.01.00017. Wax makes surface 3-dimensional and has nails embedded in it. Tally marks carved into wax and images of the Star of David and a moth visible in the wax (artist uses moths to symbolize Jews in her work).
Dates: circa 2008

Shoes, circa 1980

 Item
Identifier: B398.01.0030.00002
Overview Multi-piece artwork consisting of an encaustic painting on canvas, pair of shoes and wood shelf for shoes. Shoes are toddler sized black patent leather Mary Janes.
Dates: circa 1980

Shoes, circa 1980

 Item
Identifier: B398.01.0034.00001
Overview Multi-piece artwork consisting of an encaustic painting on canvas, plaster cast of suitcase front, pair of shoes and wood shelf for shoes. Shoes are young child sized red leather T-bar flats.
Dates: circa 1980

Shoes, 1949

 Item
Identifier: B398.01.00030.00001
Overview Multi-piece artwork consisting of an encaustic painting on canvas, pair of shoes and wood shelf for shoes.

Shoes are greenish, brown snake print, peep toe and ankle straps with 3.5-inch heel; they date to circa 1949. Shoes belonged to the mother of one of Deborah Howard’s portrait subjects, Harry Lopas, and was also Deborah’s aunt. Label on shoe says “Joseph Salon Shoes.” Wood shelf for shoe display is a simple box of light wood. Shoes and box stored separately from painting.
Dates: 1949