Debra Huse, Newport Beach, CA Member Since November 2011 Artist Statement Debra Huse is a contemporary colorist and impressionist. She uses rich color and bold fluid strokes to capture the light and drama in her plein air and studio paintings. Huse enjoys painting in oils, and is a Signature Member of the American Impressionist Society, the American Society of Marine Art, Laguna Plein Air Painters & The Pastel Society of America. Originally from Indianapolis Indiana, Debra began formal painting when she was ten even stretching her own canvases. At age 11, she was awarded a scholarship attending college courses at the prestigious John Herron School of Art in Indianapolis. Huse currently has a studio in a Newport Beach, CA Boatyard and has a passion for painting old wooden boats.