Debra is a member of the Seacoast Artist Association in Exeter, Newburyport Art Association and NH Society of Photographic Artists. She is also a juried member of the NH Art Association and a former board member. Her work has been accepted into the NHAA’s Annual Parfitt Photography Exhibition for the past several years, two of her photographs were accepted into their 2017 (one Honorable Mention) and 2013 Joan L. Dunfey Memorial Juried Exhibition and one into the 29th Annual Omer T. Lassonde Open Juried Exhibition in 2015. In 2014 her “Purple Blanket” was awarded Best in Photography at the Newburyport Art Association Winter Juried Exhibition Part 1. She studied for six years with Robert Chiller of Chiller Photography in West Newbury, MA. Now hoping, as Man Ray said, to “paint what cannot be photographed”, Debra is studying oil painting with artist Robert Richardson of Amesbury, MA.
Debra has worked in the book industry for over 35 years, including seven years as buyer for Barnes and Noble in New York City. She currently works as sales manager for the book publisher Red Wheel/Weiser in Newburyport, MA. Debra shares her Seacoast NH home with her husband, Terry Dostie and three fabulous felines, Sinbad, Pearl, and Maybeline, all adopted from the NHSPCA. Please adopt/support them!
How to Contact Me
North Hampton, NH
About my Art
Samples of Debra’s works (click any image for slideshow).