Deborah Kuster

Juried Artist Member (JAM)

Conway, AR
United States

Artist Statement
Deborah Kuster is currently Professor Emeritus of Art at the University of Central Arkansas, having had the honor of preparing future art teachers in her tenure there. She has been involved in the field of art education for forty years, with experience in teaching all ages in schools, museums, and community centers. Deborah creates her art by cutting, assembling, sewing, and forming her hand-woven textiles into two- and three-dimensional works. They are her visual interpretations of the lingual. She has created her art in response to favorite authors, Scripture, and even her grandchildren. Deborah’s work has been exhibited and published locally, nationally, and internationally. Most recently, she is the author and illustrator of the children’s book, Jake the Deer-Hearted.