Debra White grew up in Santa Cruz, CA. the perfect environment for an budding artist. Art has always been a part of Debra's life, with parents that actively encouraged artistic expression she started painting in grade school. She continued to explore all aspects of Art, from drawing, sculpting, painting, crafts - most anything that would expand her experience and knowledge. Then in 1989 Debra when studying Monet she came across "The Four Trees", and it captured her. Debra started her landscape phase, in 1991 her art was featured in local banks and retirement homes in the Santa Cruz area. In 2016 Debra found a YouTube video on flow painting! Never one to embrace abstract art this technique consumed her, creating canvases, tile coasters, picture frames, even ornaments. Debra was thrilled to discover that this technique allowed her to create the dynamic ocean scenes that she longed to express while sketching on the cliffs in Santa Cruz as a teen.
Debra teaches wine and paint events with Painting & Vino SF because she loves helping people discover that there is a little bit of artist in every person. Debra's moto - There is no possible way a paining could be "bad", it is an expression of you! Come enjoy a glass of wine and paint with this talented artist in the East Bay area.