Most of the work from my recent show at the Daum Museum is now on view at 

Haw Contemporary

1600 Liberty, Kansas City, MO 64102  


In other news, my NYC Gallery Kathryn Markel Fine Art will be

Participating in Art Palm Springs February 17-19th at the Palm Springs Convention Center (opening night February 16th)

More info here:

Art Palm Springs 2017


Currently on view at THE DAUM Museum:

Currently on view at the DAUM Museum in Sedalia Missouri

click here for Daum Museum

Please Contact Haw Contemporary if you are interested in purchasing work in this exhibition:

Click here for Haw Contemporary


NEW AMAERICAN PAINTINGS book & exhibition:

Honored to be included in the August / September issue No. 119

of New American Paintings.


One of a few chosen to be included in an exhibition at:

ELMHURST Museum of Art

Link to: New American Paintings @ Elmhurst Museum of Art




September - December 2015

I put together a show of my work along side a collection of vintage american quilts owned by Elisabeth Wilson for Asiatica at the Volland Store in Alma, KS.

for this exhibition I also organized a panel discussion for the Midwest surfaces design association.

Link to Volland Store


FINE FolK blog/full interview * click here


Textile biannual in the Netherlands

article and exhibition:

Excited to be published in Dutch Magazine TextielPLUS,

Click here for link,to my article in TextielPLUS.


Pleased to to be apart of this years RIJSWIJK Textile Biennale 2015

from May 9th thru September 27th

Museum Rijswijk * Herenstraat 67 * NL-2282 BR Rijswijk (Netherlands)

Click here for Rijswijk Museum!

My view as I sew.....BEAUTIfUL!


Debra Smith


January 8th-February 7th

Opening Reception, Thursday, January 8th, 2015

Kathryn Markel Fine Art

529 West 20th, suite 6W

New York, NY 10011


Click here for Kathryn Markel Fine Art!

Also thru January 17, 2015

New Work @ Olson-Lasen Gallery

203 Fifth Street

West Des Moines, Iowa 50265


Click here to see my work at Olson-Larsen!

Debra Smith



 September 5 - October 18, 2014

 Opening Reception, Friday, September 5, 5 - 9 PM







HOURS: TUES - FRI 9 - 5, SAT 12 – 5


 The body of work in this exhibit marks a moment focusing on gestural motions and graphic aspects in my work. I consider them drawings opening a pathway to new explorations in the future.

 Please join me in celebrating 20 years of making art. Thank you Kansas City for the many years of generous support, I look forward to many more.

For those of you not in KC, please check out my new project with Ky Andreson, here below: 

Six new pieces released with DUSK editions 
View them here -> duskeditions.com/debra-smith

New work with my gallery in New York, Kathryn Markel
See it here ->markelfinearts.com/artist/Debra_Smith/works/

I will be having a show in December at Olson Larsen Gallery in Iowa

hope to see you there, look here for more info soon:  Olson Larsen Gallery