Debra Wadlington Meet

Debra Wadlington

Holly Lake Ranch, TX

About Debra Wadlington

Holly Lake Ranch, TX

Debra Wadlington paints in a style that reflects the realism of the cultures of the American West and Southwest. Debra’s life-long passion resonates throughout her art with every stroke of color, skillfully capturing the indelible spirit of the land, the people, and traditions.

Native to New Mexico, where she attended school and began her career in art, Debra’s academic achievements include degrees in Bachelor of Science in Art, Bachelor of Art in Secondary Education Certification, and a Masters in Elementary Education. She has taught at various grade levels in primary and secondary schools, in addition to college as an adjunct Professor of Art. Debra resides in Texas, where she continues to paint her passion.

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Other works by Debra Wadlington

Selected Exhibitions

  • Museum of Western Art
    Kerrville, TX, 2020
  • Artists Gallery
    Carlsbad, NM, 2019
  • Lubbock Allied Art Show
    Lubbock, TX, 2019
  • Walker Artist of the Years Award
    Hobbs, NM, 2019
  • Lea County Museum
    Lovington, NM, 2019

Press and Accolades

  • Longview News-Journal Sunday Feature "Lifestyle", Texas
    August 16 2020
  • Cover of Telephone Directory, Santa Fe, NM
  • News-Sun, Front Page Feature, New Mexico


  • Eastern New Mexico State University, Masters in Education
    New Mexico,1992 
  • New Mexico State University, Bachelor of Art in Education
    New Mexico,1976 
  • New Mexico State University, Bachelor of Science in Art
    New Mexico,1974 

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