About The Artist


American University, Master of Fine Arts, 1981; Bachelor of Fine Arts, 1974
New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting & Sculpture, 1975-1977


Puffin Foundation Grant, 2005
Graduate Fellowship Award, American University, 1979, 1980
Cum Laude, American University, 1974
Elizabeth Van Swinderin Award for Outstanding Achievement, American University, 1974


ACI Artists, Scholars and Writers Residency, Villa Pieve, Corciano, Italy 2022
"Inner Light: New Prints by Deborah Harris", Albany Community Center, Albany, CA 2017
"6th Annual Printmaking Exhibitition", ACCI Gallery, Berkeley, CA 2013
"Connexions : California-Corsica, Casa Agostino Giafferi, Poggio-di-Venaco, Corsica 2012
"Posted", Printmaking Center of New Jersey, 440 River Rd
Branchburg, NJ 2012
"Flora & Fauna", Greening Gallery, Marin Headlands Visitor Center, Sausalito, CA 2012
"Bestiary : New Prints by Deborah Harris", Garage Gallery, Berkeley, CA 2011
"Natural History : Relief Prints by Deborah Harris", Fireside Gallery, Kehilla Community Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue Piedmont, CA 2010
"Art for Healthcare Reform Online Exhibition” http://artforhealthcarereform.googlepages.com, 2009
"Graven Images,” ACCI Gallery, Berkeley, CA, 2009
"Oasis,” ACCI Gallery, Berkeley, CA, 2008
"Speak Out: Art, Design & Politics,” 516 Arts, Albuquerque, NM, 2008
"All Things Electoral: Redux,” Susan Hensel Gallery, Minneapolis, Minn, 2008.
"Paper Politics,” curated by Josh McPhee, 2005-2009

Dowd Gallery, SUNY Cortland, Cortland, NY
Redhouse Arts Center, Joan Lukas Rothenberg Gallery, Syracus, NY
K Space Contemporary, Corpus Christi, Texas
Crossman Gallery, University of Wisconsin - Whitewater
Walker’s Point Center for the Arts, Milwaukee, WI
Esplanade Loft Project, Art + Anarchy Montreal
Food for Thought Cafe Student Gallery, Portland State University, Portland, OR
5plus5 Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Phinney Center Gallery, Seattle, WA

"Violence Transformed,” Digital Display, Doric Hall, Massachusetts State House, Boston, MA, 2008
"The Valentine Show,” Barbara Anderson Gallery, Berkeley, CA, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
One Person Exhibition, Art Gallery, Benicia Public Library, Benicia, CA, 2008
“Department of the Interior”, 233 27th St., San Francisco, CA 2007
“Conflict/Peace Finding Common Ground”, Columbia Art Center, Columbia, MD, 2007
Artists’ Benefit Sale in Honor of Chris Stern, Wessel & Lieberman Booksellers, Seattle, WA, 2007
“Babylon Lexicon,” Barrister Gallery, in conjunction with the 2006 New Orleans Book Fair, New Orleans, LA, 2006
“What’s So Funny About Peace, Love and Understanding?” featured online at the Political Artwork Blog, 2006
“Amendicons Project,” Responses to the Israeli-Lebanon War Makor Gallery, NY, NY, 2006
Haven Arts, Bronx, NY, 2006
2005 Matzo Files Benefit, Mo Pikins’s, NY, NY, 2006
Barrister’s Gallery, New Orleans, LA, 2006
Makor Gallery, NY, NY, 2006
Somarts Bay Gallery, San Francisco, 2006
Matzo Files Benefit, Mo Pikins’s, NY, NY, 2005
"Gifted", CFA Gallery, San Anselmo, CA 2004
"The Death Show", ABCo Art, Oakland, CA 2004
Sequoia Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM 2004
Members Exhibition, Berkeley art Center, 2003
"Couples", Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Sebastopol, CA, 2002
"Dromedary Constellation", Nexus gallery, Berkeley, CA 2002
"Diego Rivera and Friends", Nexus Gallery, Berkeley, CA 2001
Alumni Show, N.Y. Studio School, New York, N.Y. 1985
Sixth Street Gallery, San Pedro, CA 1984, 1985
"Seven Washington Artists", Art Barn, Wash. D.C. 1983
"Museum Muse", Phillips Collection, Wash. D.C. 1983
Three Person Show, Emerson Gallery, McLean, VA. 1982
Kreeger Award Exhibition, Washington, D.C. 1981
"Emerging Artists," Art Barn Gallery, Washington, D.C. 1981
Washington Arts Club, Washington, D.C. 1979


Center For the Study of Political Graphics, Los Angeles, CA

The Matzo Files, New York, NY

Newark Public Library, Special Collections Division

University of California Berkeley, Morrison Library Graphic Loan Collection


California Society of Printmakers: 100 Years, 1913-2013, Maryly Snow

Ducts.org Art Gallery, The Matzo Files, Christopher Frederick

Paper Politics: Socially Engaged Printmaking Today,

Edited by Josh MacPhee, PM Press, Oct. 2009, isbn 978-1-60486-090-0

We Live in a Divided Country, Try to Bridge That Gap;

Limited edition handprinted woodblock prints; 2006

Alice and The Green Man: A Novel by Constance Sprague

The Goddess of Greenlake: A Novel by Constance Sprague

Potluck: A Novel by Constance Sprague

Moon's Blues: A Novel by Constance Sprague

The Greening: A Novel by Constance Sprague


The War and Peace Print Project
Just Seeds
Art for Health Care Reform
Art For A Change
California Printmakers Society
The Constant Harper
ACCI Gallery
Tail of the Yak
The Gardener


Deborah Harris' work may also be seen at:

Tail of the Yak, 2632 Ashby Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94705

(510) 841-9891.

Stix, 1579 Solano Ave., Berkeley, CA 94707

(510) 843-2527

ACCI Gallery, 1652 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley, CA 94709

(510) 843-2527

The Gardener, 1836 4th Street

Berkeley, CA 94710-1911

(510) 548-4545

Deborah Harris is a member of the California Printmakers Society
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