Debra Lott - Artist's Works

Debra Lott is an artist and educator specializing in oil painting with an expertise in portraiture and large scale figurative paintings. She studied privately in south Florida under Graham Ingles, illustrator and famed comic artist, received an MAT with a specialization in painting from Florida Atlantic University and a BA in Art Education from Palm Beach Atlantic University.

Award winning and published artist, Lott is rooted in the Louisville art scene. A south Florida transplant to Kentucky 10 years ago, she is both fulltime art educator and full time artist producing four exhibitions at Pyro Gallery. Her social justice themed paintings have been featured in the National Art Education Women Caucus, 2010, 2011, and 2012, as well as the National Women’s Caucus for the Arts at Kniznick Gallery in Brandeis University, Boston and the St Louis National Caucus for the Arts in St. Louis, Missouri.

Regionally, her work has been showcased at The Center for Women and Families, as well as Family Scholar House with work purchased by University Of Louisville Women’s Commission. Lott’s one woman show was chosen for a segment on Insight Communications Network, Villionaire Series including an interview about her work and technique. Her work has been juried in to the 54thand 55th Mid States Art Exhibition at the Evansville Museum of Arts, IN and Louisville’s Water Tower Regional Juried Exhibition.

Mrs. Lott’s drawing series, Season of Grace, was selected for publication in the International Drawing Annual 5 Exhibition in Print. Recently her painting was on the cover of local publication Pure/Uncut/Candy. The National publication, Schoolarts, has published twelve of her articles and featured her student projects on two of their covers, one which incorporated the city of Louisville as a lesson in perspective and architecture.

Lott has been the recipient of The Kentucky Foundation for Women 2007 and 2008 Artist enrichment Grants and the 2010 Kentucky Arts Council Individual Professional Development Grant.