Solo Exhibitions

2014           University of New England, Biddeford, ME
2007           BackStage Gallery, Harrison, ME
2004           Thos. Moser, New York, NY
1993           One Illinois Center, Chicago, IL, invitational
1993           Jan Cicero Gallery, Chicago , IL, Debra Yoo, Paintings
1989           Chicago Botanic Garden, Glencoe, IL, invitational
1988           Jan Cicero Gallery, Chicago, IL
1987           Kemper Group, Long Grove, IL, invitational
1985           Morton College, Cicero, IL, invitational

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2014
ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL, Fortieth Year Anniversary Show

2010
Whitney Art Works, Portland, ME, Distant Places/Northern Lives, two-person exhibit

2009
Whitney Art Works, Portland, ME, December 2009, group invitational
Daniel Kany Gallery, Portland, ME, On Point and In Color: Cynthia Hyde, Lynn Travis, Debra Yoo

2007
Whitney Art Works, Portland, ME, Still: Robert Diamante, Wilson Jay Ong, Debra Yoo  

2006
Whitney Art Works, Portland, ME, Margery Gosnell, Debra Yoo, Wendy Prellwitz

2004
Elan Fine Arts, Rockland, ME, Still Blooming, group still life exhibit

1998
Jan Cicero Gallery, Chicago, IL, The Immovable Object, group still life exhibit

1997
Jan Cicero Gallery, Chicago, IL, Something Cool, group show
Between the Muse Gallery, Rockland, ME, Studio Work, group show
Greenhut Galleries, Portland, ME, Group Show

1996
Jan Cicero Gallery, Chicago, IL, Chicago School 1945 – 1996
Bromfield Gallery, Boston, MA, Paint Maine, invitational group show
Northern Indiana Arts Association Center for Visual and Performing Arts, Munster, IN,   Dealer’s Choice: 25 Chicago Dealers, invitational
Jan Cicero Gallery, Chicago, IL, Winter Group Show

1995
Jan Cicero Gallery, Chicago, IL, Summer Group Show
Jan Cicero Gallery, Chicago, IL, Group Landscape Show

1994
Sherry French Gallery in Maine, Tenants Harbor, ME, Invitational Group Show
Jan Cicero Gallery, Chicago, IL, Spring Group Show for Chicago Art Expo 94
Jan Cicero Gallery, Chicago, IL, Prints by Gallery Artists

1993
Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL, 1992 Evanston and Vicinity Exhibition, juried

1992
Jan Cicero Gallery, Chicago, IL, Summer Group Show
Parkersburg Art Center, Parkersburg, WV, American Realism 1992, juried
David Adler Cultural Center, Libertyville, IL, A Celebration of Women, invitational show of Illinois artists
Jan Cicero Gallery , Chicago, IL, Still Life: Gallery Artists

1991
Rockford College, Rockford, IL, Still Alive: Contemporary Still Life, invitational
Jan Cicero Gallery, Chicago, IL, Summer Group Show

1990
Jan Cicero Gallery, Chicago, IL, Out West

1990
Maier Museum of Art, Randolph-Macon College, Lynchburg, VA, Chicago, invitational

1989
Jan Cicero Gallery, Chicago, IL, Landscapes
Boulder Art Center, Boulder, CO, Rocky Mountain National Park 75th Anniversary Exhibition, traveling exhibition of American landscape painters (catalogue)
Jan Cicero Gallery, Chicago, IL, Summer Group Show
Evansville Museum of Arts and Science, Evansville, IN, Realism Today, invitational

1988
Chicago Botanic Garden, Glencoe, IL, Flora 88, juried
Jan Cicero Gallery, Chicago, IL, Group Show

1987
Charles A. Wustum Museum of Fine Arts, Racine, WI, Racine Collects: The Chicago Connection, invitational

1986
Jan Cicero Gallery, Chicago, IL, Group Show
North River Gallery, Chicago, IL, Women’s Visions in Painting, invitational
Chicago Botanic Garden, Glencoe, IL, Flora 86, juried
Jan Cicero Gallery, Chicago, IL, Still Life and Interiors
Paine Art Center, Oshkosh, WI, The Object Revitalized, traveling invitational of American realist painters, including Nell Blaine, Sondra Freckelton, Jane Freilicher, Don Nice, and others

1985
Beverly Art Center, Chicago, IL, Baer Art Competition, juried
Dittmar Memorial Gallery, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, Debra Yoo and Katherine Pappas Parks

1984
Jan Cicero Gallery, Chicago, IL, Realist Works on Paper
Beverly Art Center, Chicago, IL, Baer Art Competition, juried
ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL, Tenth Year Anniversary Show
Illinois State Museum, Springfield, IL, 36th Illinois Invitational (catalogue)
Springfield Art Association, Springfield, IL, Twenty Illinois Painters, invitational (catalogue)

1982
ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL, Michele Corazzo and Debra Yoo
ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL, For Members Only

 

Selected Collections

United States Department of State, Washington, DC
Fidelity Investments, Dallas, TX; Boston, MA
United Airlines (numerous national/international locations)
The Golden Nugget, Las Vegas, NV
Kirkland & Ellis, Chicago, IL; Washington, DC
Seyfarth, Shaw, Fairweather & Geraldson, San Francisco, CA
Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy, New York, NY
Kemper Group, Long Grove, IL
Bankers Trust, New York, NY
The William Wood-Prince Family, Chicago, IL
State of Illinois Revenue Center, Springfield, IL
J. C. Penney, Dallas, TX
Howard Tullman, Chicago, IL
Green Bay State Building, Green Bay, WI
College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL

Education

University of Chicago, BA in Fine Arts and the Humanities with honors

Publications

Bob Keyes, Portland Press Herald, May 22, 2014   “Behind the scenes
David McCracken, Chicago Tribune, Nov. 4, 1988,“For landscapes, it’s once more with feeling”

Teaching Experience

Examining Your Process: A Workshop for Painters, Maine College of Art Continuing Studies; Rock Gardens Inn, Sebasco Estates, ME; 2003 – 14
Painting and Pastels on Monhegan (with Marguerite Lawler), Maine College of Art Continuing Studies, Fall 2003; privately Summer 2007 – 2009
The Basics of Drawing, University of Southern Maine Continuing Education, Winter 2005; ongoing through 2008
Oil Painting Outdoors: The Right Stuff, Maine College of Art Continuing Studies, (Developed and taught course 1999 – 2005)
Art and Business panel speaker, Maine College of Art Continuing Studies, 1998, 1999, 2002
Studio visit/demonstrations for students at Columbia College, Chicago; various dates
Private drawing and painting instruction