Solo and Featured Exhibitions
2020 #WomenStrongerTogether, Solo Exhibition, Pyro Gallery, Louisville, KY, September 11-October 17
2020/2021 Art in City Hall Exhibition 2020/2021, Louisville, KY. Selected Featured Artist
2020 Louisville Visual Art Juried Exhibition, The Cressman Center, Louisville, KY, November 1-December 14
May 9-July 12, 2020 Celebrate Women, Owensboro Museum of Fine Art, Owensboro, KY,
Summer 2019 Your Art Louisville, Save Art Space, Solo Public Art Exhibit on seven billboards, Louisville, KY,
September 7-October 20, 2018 #MeToo, “From Silent to Resilient”, Solo Exhibition, Pyro Gallery, Louisville, KY,
May 1-June 9, 2018 Generations, Stories of Mothers and Daughters, Featured artist in Duo Exhibition, Arts Alliance of Sothern Indiana,
March 16- April 20, 2018 Introspective/Extrospective, Featured artist in Duo Exhibition, The Living Arts and Science Center, Lexington, KY,
2017 Collections, 2017, solo exhibit of six series, Mellwood Art Center, Louisville, KY, March 3rd- April 20th ,2017
2017 Debra Lott solo exhibition, Roberta Marx Gallery, Thomas Jefferson Unitarian Church, Louisville, KY, August 1-September 30, 2016
2016 Human-Nature, one woman exhibit, Pyro Gallery, Louisville, KY August 26th-October 7th, 2016
2014 Evolving, one-woman exhibit, Pyro Gallery, Louisville, KY, August 29- October 4, 2014
2012 The Human Condition, Featured Artist, Produced and exhibited a regional juried exhibition at Pyro Gallery July-August 2012
2010 Women Imaging Women, one-woman exhibit with selected guest artists, Pyro Gallery, Louisville, KY, July 29th-September 4, 2010
2008 Viewpoints, one-woman exhibit, Pyro Gallery, Louisville, KY - June 27th-August 16th, 2008
2007 Elements and Icons, one- women exhibit, Pyro Gallery, Louisville, KY - May 18th-June 23rd, 2007
Selected Adjudicated Exhibitions
2020 Ambivalence, juried online exhibit, curated by Carol Hodes, 33 Contemporary, Chicago, IL
2020 Shelter, juried online exhibition, curated by Dr. Samuel Peralta, 33 Contemporary, Chicago, IL
2020 The Art of the Nude, juried online exhibition, 33 Contemporary. Chicago, IL
2020 Celebrate Women, Owensboro Museum of fine Art, Owensboro, KY, May 9-July 12, 2020
2020 Kentucky Nude, Lexington Art League, Lexington, KY, , Dec 2018-January 2020
2019 Louisville Visual Art Juried Exhibition, The Cressman Center, Louisville, KY, November 1-December 14
2019 Years of Chaos, Issues that are Destroying Us, Kore Gallery, 1st Place Award, Louisville, KY, February
2017 Owensboro Art Guild 55 th Juried Exhibition, Owensboro Museum of Fine Art, Owensboro, KY, February
25- April 14 th . 2017
2017 Lexington Art League, Demographically Speaking, A Figurative Exhibition, Lexington, KY, January13-February 12, 2017
2016 Art Comes Alive 2016, ART Design Consultants Inc. Cincinnati, OH, July 23-August 29, 2016 Figurative Artist of the Year Award
2015 The Chautauqua National Exhibition, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY 1/26/2015-2/20/2015
2013 The Art at the X National Juried Exhibition, Xavier University, Cincinnati, 'Multicultural Expressions of Faith', Award of Excellence, August 23-October 11, 2013
2010-2013 National Art Education Women Caucus Juried Art Exhibition, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
2011 55th Mid-states Juried Art Exhibition, Evansville Museum of Arts, History and Science, Indiana, December- March 2011
2010 Manifest Gallery International Drawing Annual- Exhibition in Print, Cincinnati Ohio, art work selected - Seasons of Grace, Charcoal on Paper
2010 Water Tower Regional, Louisville Visual Art Association, KY, January 24-March 7, 2010
2009 54th Mid-States Juried Art Exhibition, Evansville Museum of Arts, History and Science, Indiana, Dec 7-January 18, 2009.
2007 Mad Art Gallery, St Louis, Missouri, Contemporary Women Artists XIV, International Juried Exhibition, Sept 7-29, 2007, St Louis Chapter of the National Women’s Caucus for the Arts
2006 Kniznick Gallery of the Women’s Studies Research Center, Brandeis University, Boston, Vital Voices: Women’s Visions, 2006, (National Juried Exhibition in conjunction with National Women’s Caucus for the Arts)
Awards, Honors and Interviews
2021 International Artist Magazine Art Prize Competition, People & Figures, Finalist Award, Full page Image and Interview published in International Artist Magazine #138, April/May2021 issue.
2021 15th International ARC Salon Semi-Finalist, Figurative Category
Your Art Louisville, Save Art Space, Solo Public Art Exhibit on seven billboards, Louisville, KY, Summer 2019
Featured Artist Interview and two-page studio photo, Today’s Women, Artisan and Crafter’s Issue, Louisville, KY, March, 2019
First Place in “Years of Chaos, Issues that are Destroying Us Now,” Kore Gallery, 2019 Louisville, Ky.
2016 Featured Artist Interview on WAVE3 Weekend Sunrise Segment
Louisville Artist Addresses Body Images in Media in New Exhibit September 11, 2016
2016 Featured Artist Interview on WHAS Great Day Live
Human Meets Nature at Pyro Gallery, September 5, 2016
2016 Featured Artist Interview on WDRB with Gina Glaros
New Exhibit in NuLu to Empower Women about Self Image, August 26th, 2016
2016 Figurative Artist of the Year Award
Art Comes Alive 2016, ART Design Consultants Inc. Cincinnati, OH, July 23-August 29
2016 Kentucky Foundation for Women – 2016 Artist Enrichment Grant Recipient An award given to feminist artists who are committed to positive social change across the state of Kentucky - to create a series of paintings grappling with the idealistic images of women portrayed in the media. The process will challenge the artist to experiment with new techniques for working with texture, color, and varnishes, and the paintings will foster dialogue about the unrealistic and harmful standards the media sets for women and girls.
2013 Award of Excellence, The Art at the X National Juried Exhibition, Xavier University, Cincinnati, 'Multicultural Expressions of Faith', Award of Excellence, August 23-October 11, 2013
2011-2013 Pure Uncut Candy Louisville Art Publication: July 2011, cover, July 2012, October 2012, January 2013, March 2013. June 2013, cover
2010 Individual Artist Professional Development Grant, funded by the Kentucky Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts.
2010 Center for Women and Families 2010 Annual Event, Featured Art
On Feb 25th at the Louisville Marriot Downtown, the triptych “Moving Forward Together” was showcased at the 23rd Anniversary Celebration of Service and Survival honoring the 2010 Women of Distinction. The Center for Women and Families signature event focused on their services for children who have witnessed abuse and violence.
2010 INDA 5 Drawing Competition 2010
Drawing entitled “Seasons of Grace” was selected for the International Drawing Annual Exhibitions in Print; a juried competition that supports the recognition, documentation and publication of excellent, current and relevant works of drawing from around the world. From 1300 submissions, 114 works were selected from 23 states and 10 countries. In addition, the Online Supplemental Resource will provide biographical info, artist statements, and details of sample works for each artist included in the publication. Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio
2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 NAEA Women’s Caucus Juried Art Exhibition:
Artists were invited to submit work relevant to the conference theme of social justice. Art work was selected through a juried process. Award winning artists were invited to the group exhibition at the Convention Center, to briefly speak about their artwork’s content and message relating to social justice. The artist’s art work was also included in a print exhibition catalogue and in an electronic exhibition at the conference.
Savannah College of Art, Art Educator’s Forum Publication, Painting selected for 2010 Cover.
2009 Equally Yours Billboard Art Competition, Painting selected to be displayed on Louisville billboard to promote female and social awareness, November 2009, Louisville, KY
2008 Insight Communications Network (ICN2) Villionaire show
Selected Artist for Interview Segment September 2008
2008 Kentucky Foundation for Women – 2008 Artist Enrichment Grant Recipient: received a grant to attempt new and varied compositions by creating and displaying a series of large scale oil portraits of young girls from various backgrounds, focusing on revealing their inner beauty and spirit, which will advance the status of young girls in Kentucky.
2007 Kentucky Foundation for Women, 2007 Artist Enrichment Grant Recipient– received a grant to create and display a series of large-scale portraits revealing the beauty of elderly women, especially in Kentucky, and engage viewers with the portraits and a short personal life story revealing each woman's courage, strength, and character."