Debra Lott is a South Florida native currently living and working in Louisville, Kentucky. Her work includes figurative drawings and paintings that focus on women and body image. She received a BA in Art Education from Palm Beach Atlantic University and an MAT in Art with a Specialization in Painting from Florida Atlantic University. She studied privately in South Florida under Graham Ingles, illustrator and famed EC comic artist
Lott’s work has been featured in regional, national and international exhibitions at venues such as: the National Women’s Caucus for the Arts at Kniznick Gallery in Brandeis University, Boston, the St Louis National Caucus for the Arts in Missouri, the 54th and 55th Mid States Art Exhibition at the Evansville Museum of Arts, IN, the Louisville, KY Water Tower Regional Juried Exhibition, the Art at the X National Juried Exhibition, Xavier University, Cincinnati, the Chautauqua National Exhibition, Eastern Kentucky University, and the International Drawing Annual 5 Exhibition in Print, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio. Most recently, her work has been adjudicated into “Demographically Speaking”, a Figurative Exhibition, Lexington Art League, Lexington, KY, January 13th- February 20th, 2017.
A recipient of many awards and honors, Lott received The Kentucky Foundation for Women 2007, 2008 and 2016 Artist Enrichment Grants, the Multicultural Expressions of Faith, Award of Excellence, Xavier University, Cincinnati and recently, the 2016 Figurative Artist of the Year Award, at Art Comes Alive 2016, Cincinnati, OH.
As a member of Pyro Gallery in Louisville, KY, Lott has been the featured or solo artist in six major exhibits.