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Deborah Russell

6 Haddington Road
Lutherville-Timonium, Maryland, United States

Email: sellwein@hotmail.com

Home page: http://communities.msn.com/ParallelsStudio/_whatsnew.msnw

Deborah Russell, Artist/Poet
sellwein@hotmail.com

Born: Lewes, Delaware
Presently lives: North of Baltimore, Maryland
Began writing, drawing and painting as a child.I have been writing poetry/prose since 1972.

Relative History
Delaware and Maryland Public school teacher assistant, volunteer and substitute grades K-6
Taught art history/appreciation class for grades K-5 1985-1987
Founder of KIDZART!, 1985-1999
Member Maryland Poetry Society 1985-
Member of National Poetry Society (USA) 1985-
Secretary, IAGA (International Art Galleries Assoc.) World's largest galleries association. 1986-1990
Instructor: Student's Art Camp, Delaware Technical Community College, 1992-1995
Cultural Arts Chair of Maryland Congress of Parents and Teachers, 1989-1991
Art Instructor/Student Education Chair: Art Institute & Gallery, 1991-1998
Vice President, Art Institute and Gallery, Salisbury, MD 1996-1998
Owner, Operator: Parallels Studio & Gallery 1995-98

Highlights:

Playground Renovation Project: 120 students ages 5 - 14 1995
Workshop for Parents and Infants through SCA UNITED WAY, 1994
Mural Projects with 85 adults and children 1995, Elementary students 1996 & 1997
Exhibiting student's work in libraries Kent/Sussex counties, DE and Wicomico,Worcester in Maryland,To promote public awareness of the importance of early art education.
Instructor Workshop Presentation: "Developing Creativity In Preschool Children" (given for 65 representatives of the DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES, Delaware.)
Held in Delaware Technical Community College, 1996
Workshop facilitator, MCPT, "Presenting Visual Art and Photography For Exhibition". 1990-91
Facilitator for Worcester and Wicomico Counties MCPT Cultural Program, Reflections. 1989-1997
Exhibits Professional Artists Market, Salisbury State University 1994-1997
Cultural Diversity Art Exhibit, Salisbury State University 1998
Founder, Kidzart! Last public exhibit, Wicomico County Library, 1998
Who's Who, Women In The World, Cambridge University, UK
Marquis Who's Who, American Women, USA

Occupation:
Artist, poet. Presently substitute teaching in Baltimore County Public Schools

Present Member:

Lifetime member, World Academy of Arts And Culture-World Congress of Poets
Sustaining Member, Poetry Society of America, NYC
Maryland Poetry and Literary Society
Baltimore's Writer's Alliance
The Poetry Project, NYC
National Writer's Union - East




Interests: Artist/Poet

Published writer: Yes

Freelance: Yes

 

Published works:

Poetry

  • Out Of The Shadows
  • Out Of The Shadows