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Debra Elmore-Nesheim, Visual Artist

After completing a degree in illustration, my journey has included routes through anthropology, medicine and missions. These interests have taken me to life in Montana, Colorado and Wisconsin. They have taken me to the Red Cliff Reservation and the Navajo Nation. I've been blessed on service trips to New Zealand, Peru, Liberia and Tanzania. I believe my art reflects my love of these places, traditions, histories and the people I encountered in each.

American Women Artists; since July 2021

 Selected Group Exhibitions 

Members Exhibit; Washington ArtWorks, Rockville, MD

Artists Celebrating Christ; Benedictine Center, Bismark, ND

The Gathering; Washburn Cultural & Heritage Center

Art of Passage Gallery; St. Michael’s Lutheran Church, Bloomington, MN

Leap of Faith IV; Susan Hensel Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

Artists Celebrating Christ; Benedictine Center, Bismark, ND

Lily Oncology on Canvas; Touring throughout the USA (group show)

Spiritual Art Show & Festival; Salvation Army, NE Minneapolis, MN

Small Works Show; Genre Artists Center, Denver, CO

Mailed Art in Uppsala; Gamla Gillet, Uppsala, Sweden

Multiculturalism Exhibit; Bunkerhill Community College, Boston, MA

Unity Exhibit; MWMWM Gallery, Chicago, IL

Selected Solo Exhibitions

Goodfriends Restaurant, Denver, CO

Unlimited Hair Co., Denver, CO

Coffee West, Denver, CO (2 shows)

Cutthroat Art Space, Denver, CO

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Selected Commissions and Honors

Panel guest and exhibit judge; Great Commission Artsis, Minneapolis, MN

St. John the Theologian icon; Personal gift, Minneapolis, MN

Children’s book illustrations; Timmy’s Shoes Got the Blues, Minneapolis, MN

Breast cancer awareness poster; Large retail company, Roseville, MN

Sanctuary installation (co-artist); A church, Bloomington, MN

Portrait illustration; Personal gift, Aurora, CO

The Holy Face eye detail
Detail of The Holy Face icon
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paint on pallette
Paint on my favorite palette
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