Debra Ramsay is an abstract artist working in the disciplines of painting, drawing and installation. She maintains a full time studio practice in New York City.
Ramsay has exhibited her work internationally for the past 3 decades, including in Denmark, Italy, the United Kingdom, the United States and Australia. Solo exhibitions in the United States include the Brattleboro Museum in Brattleboro, VT, 2017, Odetta Gallery, Brooklyn, and 57 W 57th Arts, NY, 2016.
She was awarded a 2018 residency at the Golden Foundation in New Berlin, NY, a 2016 residency at the Albers Foundation, a 2013 residency at the Golden Foundation in New Berlin, NY and in 2012 a fellowship at BAU Institute in Otranto, Italy. She will attend the Pouch Cove Foundation residency in Newfoundland, in 2021.
In 2017 Debra’s work was included in an exhibition and publication of the same name, Chromotopia: An Illustrated History of Colour. The book, by David Coles, was published by Thames and Hudson.
Writing about Ramsay’s work includes:
Chromatopia: An Illustrated History of Colour by David Coles, Thames and Hudson, Australia, 2018
An Aggregate of Forces: 60 women artists, JoanneMatteraArtBlog, August 8, 2017
Artists on Rhythm: Debra Ramsay, Tilted Arc (Blog), February 3, 2015
Interview by Valerie Brennan, Studio Critical (Blog), December 16, 2014
The Daily Beast, “Daily Pic” by Blake Gopnik, October 3, 2013
Structure and Imagery Blog, “A Subtle Marking Of Time and Distance,” September 15, 2013.