Deborah Cavenaugh      240 M Street, SW, 208-E     Washington, DC 20024        910-297-5383

Artist Resume    
Artist, Designer, Illustrator, Writer, Keynote Speaker,


Looking Closer
Greeting Card Distribution
Soul Traders UK – United Kingdom, Europe, New Zealand, Australia, Singapore
International Print Distribution
EAW Group, Los Angeles and Tokyo

Current Gallery/Retail Representation
ArtSeeDC, Washington, DC
Turtle Conservatory, Bald Head Island, NC
Lantana Gallery, Southport, NC
The Pink Gallery, Hilton Head, NC
Handscapes Gallery, Beaufort, NC
Sunset River Gallery, Calabash, NC
Island Ragpicker, Ocracoke, NC
Carolina Creations, New Bern, NC
Thrill of the Hunt, Wilmington, NC
Airlie Moon, Wilmington NC
Fisherman’s Wife, Wilmington NC
Occasions, Wilmington NC
Dragonflies, Wilmington NC

Publications and Media –selected
The Hill Rag, Feature, April 2013
WHQR, an NPR station, interview, Feb 2011
Wilmington Star News, Feature, May 2011
Wilmington Star News, Sunday Feature, January 2011
Wilmington Star News, Feature and Multiple One Page Promotions, October and November 2010
Focus on the Coast Magazine, July 2010
Wilmington Star News, Feature, July 2010
Wilmington Magazine, Feature, May 2010
Today’s Woman Magazine, Feature, May 2010
Wilmington Star News, Feature, Nov. 2009
Wilmington Magazine, Feature, October 2009
Wilmington Business Journal, Feature, July 2009
Encore Magazine, Feature, July 2009
Encore Magazine, feature, October 22, 2008
Encore Magazine, Feature, October 1, 2008
The Bald Head Island Magazine, cover art, January 2008
Sasee Magazine, Cover, March 2008
Encore, Feature, September 2008,
Wilmington Star News, article with art, July 2007, August 2007
Pelican Post Magazine, cover, May 2007, May 2003
Lumina News, Article with art, May 2007
The Bald Head Island Magazine, art, January 2007
Wilma Magazine, Article, October 2006
Sasee Magazine, Cover Art, September 2006
Focus on the Coast, Article, May 2006
Sit Right Here By Me, Cover and illustration, 2005
Cary Magazine, Feature July 2005
Christian Focus, Art and article, 4/04, 6/04, 9/04, 11/04, 2/05
The Tourist Magazine, Maine, cover art 8/04
Brunswick Beacon, art and article 9/04, 11/04
Pink Magazine, Cover art 6/04
Lumina News, June and July 2003
Wilmington Star News, June and July 2003
Printwear May 2002, cover and article
Azalea Festival 2000, and 2001  North Carolina State Festival, Official Artist
Art In America, Annual Guide,2000, 1999, 1998
Up&Coming, January 2002, review
The Philadelphia Inquirer, February 2000, review
The Cincinnati Enquirer, Article, May 2000
Home Magazine, September l999
Cover, Styles by Maggie Sweet, Banks Channel Books
Encore Magazine 5/00 cover/article, 11/98 cover/article, 5/97 cover/article
Cover art, Health and Beauty Magazine,  October l997
WECT TV News Interviews   4/00, 4/99,4/98. 5/96
NPR, Diane Rehm, syndicated national show, Washington, DC, live 11/1/96
The Spectator, interview 5/96
WHQR  All things considered, 7/95
Taste Full Magazine, Cover, Spring 1995, Summer 1995

Selected Shows
The Academy of Fine Arts, VA, National Call, April 2013
The Pound, Washington DC, Sept-Dec 2013
The Hill Center, Washington, DC, March-April 2013
Brooklyn Center for the Arts, Juried Group, Feb 2012
Lantana Gallery, One Woman, July-Aug, 2010
Lovey’s, One Woman, Aug-Sept, 2010
Caffe Phoenix, May 2009
Bottega Gallery, Oct – Nov. 2008
Silver Coast Winery, September 2008-Jan 2009
Riverboat Landing, Wilmington, NC  April-Dec, 2008
Island Passage, Bald Head Island, NC  April – Nov, 2008
Fast Frame and Local Artist’s Gallery, Wilmington NC, March 2008
Café Phoenix, Wil
mington NC, November 2007
Fast Frame and Local Artist’s Gallery, Wilmington NC, August 2007
The Art Institute of Washington (DC), group, March 2007
Slotin Folk Artfest, Atlanta Georgia, August 2006
T.A. G. at Lumina, The Layers, July 2006
Merrill Jennings Gallery, Outside Artists Show, May 2006
DeBottis Gallery, West Chester, PA, solo, October 2005
Budding Artist Gallery, Morehead, NC, solo, July 2005
Merrill Jennings Gallery, Davidson, NC solo April 2005
New Elements, Wilmington NC, solo June/July 2004
Chase Gallery, Wilmington NC, solo, June/July 2003
Realis Gallery, Winston-Salem NC, Art Fest Show, featured, September 2003
Mast Cove Gallery, Kennebunkport ME, featured, summer 2003
City Club, solo, January-April 2003
Realis Gallery, Winston-Salem, NC, Sept. thru Oct 2002, solo, Oct.2003 solo
Caffe Phoenix, Wilmington NC, April 2002, solo
Atlanta, Georgia, Spotlight on Southern Artists, Feb 2002
Fayetteville Museum of Art, Jan.2002, solo
DeBottis Gallery, West Chester, PA, September 2001, solo
University of North Carolina, No Boundaries, Group, January 2001
WHQR Public Radio Gallery, No Boundaries, Group, January 2001
Watermarks, December 2000, Group
Bald Head Island, November 2000, Group
DeBottis Gallery, West Chester, PA, Solo 10/03 9/01, 2/00, 2/98,  9/98
St. Johns Museum, Wilmington NC, “Artists of North Carolina” May-99,98
Agora Gallery, SOHO, New York, City, “Interiors-Exteriors” May-June 1998
NOFO Gallery, Wilmington, NC, July-August l998 solo
Women in the Arts, Chapel Hill, NC “Through a Woman’s Eyes”, Group, 6/98
Merrill-Jennings Gallery, Davidson, NC  solo, 5/ l998
North Carolina Azalea Festival, Juried Master’s Show,4/00, 4/98, 4/97
St John’s Museum, Wilmington, NC, Group, 12/97-1/98
Sunset Gallery, West Chester, PA, Solo,  September, l997
Café Phoenix, Wilmington, NC, Solo, 9/97, 7/96, 11/95, 1/94
“Watermarks” Contemporary Media Invitational, Anne Boykin Gallery, 5/97
Bauhaus Gallery, Wilmington, NC, Solo, 12/96-2/97
University of North Carolina, “Restoration of the heartgarden”, solo 3-6, l996
WHQR-National Public Radio, Public Gallery, Wilmington, NC., solo, Sept-Oct 1995

Selected Design Work/of Special Note
Member Washington Project for the Arts, Washington DC
Member Arlington Art Association, Arlington, VA
Twelve Paintings, “The Campaign,” Will Ferrell and Zack Galifinakis Star
Brrrberry Yogurt, 5 Commissions
Peapod Kids, 25 designs (Children’s clothing)
Board of Directors, Domestic Violence Shelter
Board of Directors, No Boundaries International Art Colony
Board of Directors, North Carolina Arts for Health
Dawson Creek (TV), Customized furniture and commissioned art
2 Designs, The Star News, Wilmington NC
1 Design, The Wayfarer, Bald Head Island, NC (Christmas Ornament)

I Commission The Widow’s Mite Experience
1 Commission, Wilmington Children’s Museum
4 Commissions, Azalea Festival, largest festival in SE USA (poster, cups, wine glasses, apparel)
1 Design, The North
Carolina Oyster Festival (poster, cups, apparel)
1 Commission, The Fur Ball, NC,
1 Commission, Carousel Center, NC
1 Commission, The Heart Ball, NC
No Boundaries International Art Colony 2002, 2001,  2000, 1999- Bd. of Dir. 01-03
23 Designs, Gibson Card Company, OH (greeting cards)
31 Designs, Heide’s Homemade Buttermints,  (packaging, labels, advertising)
8 Designs, Ashleigh Frames (photo frames)25 Designs, Image Network (apparel)
4 Commissions, The Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf, CA (travel mugs)
4 Commissions, Mosaic Accents, Korea (flower pots)
Private Commissions numbering over 1000
Wilmington Star News, a NY Times paper, two paintings, commemorative cup series
Founder WAWAS, Wrightsville Avenue Working Artists’ Studios Art Association
Founder/Director Deborah Cavenaugh Summer and Afterschool Art Program
Board of Directors, Domestic Violence Shelter
Board of Directors, No Boundaries International Art Colony
Board of Directors, North Carolina Arts for Health