Debra Claffey is a visual artist who uses encaustic, oil, and mixed media in her work.
She holds a BFA in Painting from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston and Tufts University and an Associate’s Degree in Horticultural Technology from the University of New Hampshire.
Claffey’s work has won several awards and, in 2011, she received an Artist Entrepreneurial Grant from the New Hampshire State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.
In June 2013, she organized her first curated exhibition, Natura Viva: Flora, Fauna, and Us, at ArtCurrent Gallery in Provincetown in conjunction with The Seventh International Encaustic Conference.
In June 2015, she followed up with a second curatorial exhibition, The Incisive Line, at Gallery 10 in Truro, Massachusetts, in conjunction with The Ninth International Encaustic Conference.
Recipient of 2011 Artist Entrepreneurial Grant from the New Hamsphire State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.