Deborah Quinn-Munson

Evoking memories, the paintings of Deborah Quinn-Munson bring us to serene and restful places with distant horizons and peaceful surroundings. These key attributes have been recognized by numerous healthcare facilities as critical to the healing process. Loving bold color and energetic brush strokes, Quinn-Munson explores the contrast between nature’s strength and its more gentle side. “When I paint, I am interested in bold color, energetic line and strong composition to convey a powerful image filled with atmosphere and light.”  

Deborah Quinn-Munson has won numerous prestigious awards in juried competitions, including: -Best of Show, International Association of Pastel Societies Exhibition -Best of Show, National Juried Exhibition, Pastel Painters Society of Cape Cod -Great American Artworks Award, Pastel Society of America  

Quinn-Munson’s paintings have been published in Pure Pastel, Contemporary Works by Today’s Top Artists. Her paintings have also been published in The Artist’s Magazine and Pastel Journal, highlighting her work in both oil and pastel. Her private and corporate collectors include Smilow Cancer Center at Yale-New Haven Hospital, Aetna, Lankenau Medical Center, Bridgeport Hospital and Campbell’s Soup Company Headquarters.  

“I make art because it allows me to be most nearly myself. It is the foundation upon which I share how I see the world around me. My studio, with its smell of paint, familiar clutter, and the invitation to begin anew, is the door that opens into my imagination.”  

Quinn-Munson earned Master level designation in the International Association of Pastel Societies and is a Master Pastelist in the Pastel Society of America. The Salmagundi Club and The Copley Society of Art are among Quinn-Munson’s elected memberships. After attending De Cordova Museum School, she earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts at the University of New Hampshire, a Master of Arts and Liberal Studies at Wesleyan University, and pursued post-graduate work at Lyme Academy of Art, where she later taught oil painting and composition.

Deborah Quinn-Munson

Evoking memories, the paintings of Deborah Quinn-Munson bring us to serene and restful places with distant horizons and peaceful surroundings. These key attributes have been recognized by numerous healthcare facilities as critical to the healing process. Loving bold color and energetic brush strokes, Quinn-Munson explores the contrast between nature’s strength and its more gentle side. “When I paint, I am interested in bold color, energetic line and strong composition to convey a powerful image filled with atmosphere and light.”  

Deborah Quinn-Munson has won numerous prestigious awards in juried competitions, including: -Best of Show, International Association of Pastel Societies Exhibition -Best of Show, National Juried Exhibition, Pastel Painters Society of Cape Cod -Great American Artworks Award, Pastel Society of America  

Quinn-Munson’s paintings have been published in Pure Pastel, Contemporary Works by Today’s Top Artists. Her paintings have also been published in The Artist’s Magazine and Pastel Journal, highlighting her work in both oil and pastel. Her private and corporate collectors include Smilow Cancer Center at Yale-New Haven Hospital, Aetna, Lankenau Medical Center, Bridgeport Hospital and Campbell’s Soup Company Headquarters.  

“I make art because it allows me to be most nearly myself. It is the foundation upon which I share how I see the world around me. My studio, with its smell of paint, familiar clutter, and the invitation to begin anew, is the door that opens into my imagination.”  

Quinn-Munson earned Master level designation in the International Association of Pastel Societies and is a Master Pastelist in the Pastel Society of America. The Salmagundi Club and The Copley Society of Art are among Quinn-Munson’s elected memberships. After attending De Cordova Museum School, she earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts at the University of New Hampshire, a Master of Arts and Liberal Studies at Wesleyan University, and pursued post-graduate work at Lyme Academy of Art, where she later taught oil painting and composition.

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