Debra Yates

    • Birthplace: Key West, Florida
    • Design/Art Studio: 717 White Street, Key West
    • Design Studio: Midtown 4, Miami

    Contact

    CV

    Education

    • B.A., Florida State University

    Public Projects

    • 2009 Key West International Airport Terminal, 17' x 4 ‘, painting
      2007 Art In The Park, Key West, Serpentine Fence, 36" x 3', Fort Zachary Talyor
      2007 Studios of Key West, recipient, artist studio space, Armory, Key West
      2007 Anne McKee Artist Foundation grant
      2006 Mosaic Benches, City of Palm Desert, park project
      2006 Sculpture Key West, Bamboo Grouping, Fort Zachary Taylor
      2005 Art in Public Places, Hanging Tarps, 16 5x7 paintings, Key West Ferry Terminal
      2005 Art in Public Places, 45'x5' painting, Tavernier, Sheriff's Substation
      2004 Sculpture Key West, two mosaic tile benches, Fort Zachary Taylor
      2004 Anne McKee Artist Foundation grant
      2003 Art in Public Places, City of Key West, 135'x 3' abstract mosaic tile wall, Smathers Beach
      2002 Neiman Marcus Collection, Millennium Mall, Orlando, 2 paintings, each 60'x72'
      2002 Rodel Foundation fellowship, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, Vermont
      2000 South Florida Cultural Consortium, Fellowship Recipient
      1998 City of Miami Beach, Transit Shelter at 73rd Street and Collins Avenue, 135'x8'
      1997 Art in Public Places, Miami International Airport, 100'x 8' barricade wall

    Awards

    • 2012 Winner of Juried Art Exhibition at The Art Place Wynwood
      2007 Studios of Key West, recipient, artist studio space, Armory, Key West
      2007 & 2004 Anne McKee Artist Foundation Grant
      2002 Rodel Foundation Fellowship, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, Vermont
      2000 South Florida Cultural Consortium, Fellowship Recipient
      1997 Spectrum Worldwide Mosaic Tile Competition winner, residential design category

    One Person Painting Shows

    • 2013 Lucky Street Gallery, Key West, Florida
      2013 The Ocean Reef Club, Key Largo, Florida
      2013 The Art Place Wynwood, Miami, Florida
      2011 Nina Torres Fine Art, Art Basel, Miami, Florida
      2011 Lucky Street Gallery, Key West, Florida
      2010 Studios of Key West, installation, Key West, Florida
      2009 Lucky Street Gallery, Key West, Florida
      2007 Bravura Gallery, Southampton, New York
      2007 Lucky Street Gallery, Key West, Florida
      2006 Arteforte Gallery, Seattle, Washington
      2006 Ariodante Gallery, New Orleans, Louisiana
      2005 Lucky Street Gallery, Key West, Florida
      2005 New Editions Gallery, Lexington, Kentucky
      2004 Lucky Street Gallery, Key West, Florida
      2004 "Simply Abstract", Tennessee Williams, Key West
      2003 Annie Bolling Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio
      2003 Lucky Street Gallery, Key West, Florida
      2002 New Editions Gallery, Lexington, Kentucky
      2001 Lucky Street Gallery, Key West, Florida
      2000 Lucky Street Gallery, Key West, Florida
      1997 Creative Resource Gallery, Birmingham, Michigan

    Mosaic Tile Installations

    • 2007 Washington Street Fountain Wall, Key West, 38’x 5’
      2006 Seward Johnson, mosaic paving, southernmost point, Key West
      2004 Susan Server/Sheldon Davidson, Key West, 46’x6’ pool fountain wall
      2004 Art in the Park, sculptural benches
      2003 Smathers Beach Seawall, Key West, 135’x3’
      2002 Kaufelt Residence, Key West, 25’x5’
      1999 Newman Residence, Key West, pool fountain wall
      1998 Blume Residence, Key West, 3 fountain walls
      1996 Abel Residence, Miami, 50’ bench
      1995 Sunset Harbor Resort, Key West, pool fountain
      1995 Sims Residence, Coral Gables, 45’x5’
      1994 Sweptaway Resort, Negril, Jamaica, 40’ pool bar

    Paintings, Selected Collections

    • Darden Corporation, Orlando, Jean Carper, Key West,
      Neiman Marcus, Orlando; SAS Institute, Cary, North Carolina;
      Disney Hilton, Los Angeles, Nissan Corporation, Los Angeles;
      Hilton Hotel, Jakarta; Eastern National Bank, Miami;
      Charles H. Townsend, CEO Conde Nast;
      Jack and Terri Spottswood, Key West;
      Judy and Stanley Zabar, Key West and New York
      Christine Bassett, Boston and New York