Deborah Shea received a Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art and Design at the University of California at Davis. She studied with Wayne Thiebaud, Roland Peterson and Frances Butler. Since that time she has also taken classes and workshops in botanical drawing, watercolor and acrylic painting at the San Francisco Art Institute. She has been in numerous exhibitions and teaches pastel workshops. She currently resides in Redwood City.


"I am inspired by the natural world. I love to capture all the beauty in the florals, working with the abstract shapes of the flower centers and the petals. The lighting and transparency of flowers are always an enjoyable artistic challenge for me. I have worked with the wonderful, vibrant colors of pastels since I was very young."


You can view Deborah Shea's website at

883 Santa Cruz Avenue, Suite 1

Menlo Park, CA 94025

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