Blood Orange Martini, (2008), oil on panel, 6 x 7 in.
(Blood Orange bitters brings out the strange and unusual)
Buñuel, (2008), oil on panel, 6 x 7 in.
(the Surreal Martini)
The Blue Hour, (2008), oil on panel, 6 x 7 in.
(that time of day where the light plays tricks)
The Cosmopolitan, (2008), oil on panel, 6 x 7 in.
(the real deal)
Strike!, (2010), iPad
(The Diving Lady neon was struck down in a storm. Good news is she is being restored! She is a 3-figure diver completed by a splash)
Sun, (2011), iPad
(Variation on The Diving Lady)
Vespers, (2011), iPad
(Castle Rock, Sedona)
Rain Fall, (2011), iPad
(Eichler home with weather)
Glass Houses (2012), iPad
(The Mushroom Bank/Phoenix, classic mid-modern with someone to catch the fish)
Atomic Side Up, (2012), iPad
(any second now the Yuma Sand Dunes serves them up!)
I’m a classically trained artist, a graduate of Arizona State University in fine art. I began my professional career running the Rural Arts Project, a fine arts serigraph print shop for non-profit organizations in Pinal County. After moving to Phoenix, I joined MARS Artspace, which began a 15 year membership as an exhibiting artist including six years as Artistic Director and Curator.
Later, I purchased an iPhone and joined the App group on Flickr (MAAP/Mobile Artists’ Assigned Paintings). I connected with this amazing group of artists who were serious about iArt. We put together the following shows; two major iArt conventions (iAMDA); with the backing of Autodesk and my app, SketchbookPro 2 exhibitions at Autodesk University in Las Vegas; 1 Market St. (San Francisco); and the Stylectrical exhibit at the Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe. This last year I painted nearly 220 paintings by hand on my iPad.
My art reflects the era that has always meant the most to me: The 1950s. It was an era of Eichler homes, shell chairs, flying saucers, Atomic prints, finned cars and an optimism that anything can happen.
Deborah McMillion at EIL Arts Store
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