As a long time Pacific Northwest islander, Debbie Daniels creates large scale oil paintings of seascape details of the natural beauty around her. Captured movement plays a vital role in her work. In capturing movement, she hopes to expose a moment in time and provide something deeply personal to the viewer. Debbie’s paintings rarely have a horizon line so that the viewer is immersed in the up close details of our surroundings.
Inspired by the ocean paintings of 19th century Russian painter, Ivan Aivazovsky and modern master, Ran Ortner, Debbie will never tire of painting the sea. “There is always freshness in the undulation of the waves, the whiteness of the foam of the breaker, the curl of the crested billow, and the frolicsome pursuit of every wave by its long train of brothers.” -Charles Spurgeon
Debbie works from her studio located in the San Juan Islands of Washington State.
When she is not painting, Debbie enjoys golfing, riding her motorcycle, and spending time with her family.
Solo and Group Exhibitions:
Gunnar Nordstrom Fine Arts, Kirkland, WA 2021
Amazon Storefronts, Seattle, 2020 (https://shunpike.org/debbie-daniels/)
SJI Museum of Art, 2019, 2020
Waterworks Gallery (Friday Harbor, WA), solo show, 2015, 2016, 2020 and annual group shows.
Emerge Gallery (Hudson, NY) Equine Art show, 2017
CPSA International Juried Exhibition, 2005
Debbie’s work has been published in Strokes of Genius, Best of Drawing, 2011 and Southwest Art Magazine, December, 2017
Public collections throughout the Northwest include:
Swedish Hospital (Seattle), Google (Seattle), St Michael’s Medical Center (Silverdale, WA), and the Leo Lambiel Museum (Orcas Island).