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 6 Collections and/or Records:
Item — Object: B398.01.0033
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.
File — drawer: B398.03.0035
Overview 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.
Overview 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 in...
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.
Overview Encaustic wax painting; black background with silver metallic paint on textured surface; some gold metallic paint as well. The artwork also includes a small wood shelf with a pair of toddler sized shoes (black patent leather Mary Janes). Shoes and woodshelf in Box 30.
Item — Object: B398.01.00031
Overview Framed drawing of two individuals lying on the ground, draped over one another. Print is done in sepia tones. Inscription at the bottom "Grandpa & Grandma, with all my love, Debbie 12/26/73." Drawing was originally a gift from the artist to her grandparents. It was done after her first trip to the Holocaust Museum in Israel when the artist was in high school.
Dates: 1973 December 26