Born in Brooklyn, New York, Devorah is a graduate of Hunter College of the City of New York where she majored in Art History and Design. Her exposure to the great masters at the Brooklyn Museum of Art, as well as the Metropolitan Museum of Art, aroused her particular and enduring interest in figure and portrait painting.
It was not until 1998 that she embarked on her first watercolor class in Glendale, California. She has been studying for several years at Brand Studios with Faeling Lin, the renowned watercolor artist.
2009: 41st Annual Watercolor West, Riverside, California
2005 & 2006: Five member watercolor exhibition at Alhambra City Hall, Alhambra, California
Awards & Honors:
Signature member of WATERCOLOR WEST
Don Roach Memorial award for excellence in Portraiture: San Gabriel Fine Arts Association
John Bohnenberger Award:San Gabriel Fine Arts Association,
Artist of the Year, 2007: San Gabriel Fine Arts Association
Artist of the Year, 2003, 2007 and 2009: Verdugo Hills Art Association
Verdugo Hills Art Association
San Gabriel Fine Arts Association
Pasadena Society of Artists
Valley Watercolor Society