In The News

January 12 – February 28, 2012
Debra is one of 12 artists selected to show her work at
the Encinitas Civic Gallery at Encinitas City Hall
Artist Reception January 18, 2012
September 22, 2009
Debra is the featured artist for this informative website about all things horse.  The interview about Debra and her unique Animal Communication Art features several of her favorite animal portraits along with a behind the scenes look at how she creates her work.
 http://www.utsandiego.com/news/2012/jan/11/encinitas-artist-shows-talking-art/
Holistic Horse Magazine and ENews
September 8th, 2009

Horse As Teacher….The Path To Relationship press release and article written by Debra for upcoming release of her new book.Holistic Horse Magazine and ENews
August 28th, 2009

Debra’s article “Talking Art” and her Equine Portraits are featured in the September ENews addition.
Holistic Horse
Animal World USA
August 1st, 2009 Issue

Debra’s animal portrait “Killi’s Eyes” is the cover art.
This issue is devoted to Debra’s “Talking Art” and Animal portraits. Her articles “Debra Saum Animal Communication Artist” and
“Painting Equine Messages” are feature articles.
Animal World
Olivenhain Pioneer Elementary School
October 30, 2008 – January 30, 2009

Debra’s art is featured in a special Art Show for parents and students, displayed in the school’s administration offices.

Encinitas

Olivenhain Pioneer Elementary School
January 13th, 2009

Debra presents her “Talking Art” workshop to the 4th and 5th graders, teaching them how to create their own animal communication art.
Mary’s Tack and Feed Store
September 27th, 2009

Debra presents her “Can We Talk” Animal Communication
Workshop for dog, cat and horse lovers.
Mary's Tack & Feed
Mural Mosaic “The Horse Gift”
September 3rd – 7th, 2008

Debra is invited to participate in this international art project for the Grand Opening and unveiling of this life-size mural in Canada.
Measuring over 30 feet tall and 20 feet wide, over 200 panels
were created by the world’s leading equine artists.
Debra’s panel, #26 is titled “Stallion’s Gaze.”
The Horse Gift
After The Finish Line
August 19th, 2008

During their annual fund raiser,
Debra’s donation of a personalized Equine Portrait helps benefit rescued race horses from around the world.
After The Finish Line
San Diego County Fair Art Show
June 6 – July 6, 2008

Debra’s portraits “Stallion’s Gaze” and “Herd Leader” are welcomed into this juried, world famous show.
Del Mar
Art Center at Fallbrook
October 21, 2007
Debra presents “Animal Communication Workshop”
The Rancho Santa Margarita Winefest presented by the Marine Corps Community Services
October 17th, 2007

Camp Pendelton invites Debra to show her art as part of a special artist-invitation only show for Officers and SNCO Clubs members.
Fallbrook Art Center logo
Lions, Tigers and Bears
October 7th, 2007
The Annual Between the Stripes Fund Raising event features a Debra Saum Portrait of the Big Cat of Your Choice painting as a special Silent Auction item.
Fallbrook Art Center
September 8th – 27th, 2007

Art of the Equine Art Show features Debra’s portraits of horses.
The Animali Farm Annual Fund Raiser
July 29th, 2007

Debra donates her time as an Animal Communicator to help raise funds and awareness about helping rescue horses.
San Diego County Fair
June 8th – July 5th, 2007

Debra’s “Sun Worshiper” portrait of a lion is accepted into this highly competitive and world famous juried Art Show
Jody’s Del Dios Peruvians Stables and Training Facility
May 26th, 2007

Debra’s Equine Communication Clinic is presented for private horse owners and their equine friends.
Windrose Farms, Olivenhain, California
April 28th, 2007

Debra’s popular Equine Communication Clinic is presented for private horse owners and their equine friends. Specializing in the art of developing communication between humans and horses, Debra’s workshop helps humans and their performance horses form a true partnership.
Have Trunk Will Travel
January 27th, 2007

Debra is invited for a behind the scenes visit to this world famous facility, known for it’s famous elephants. Promoting humane treatment of elephants and awareness of this highly endangered species, their resident elephants have been featured in hundreds of Hollywood movies and commercials. Debra’s donation of a portrait “J.P. and the Bellies” which depicts their newest baby elephant is a special, private gift of thanks to the founders and owners of this unique organization.
Horses In Art Magazine
Winter 2006

Debra’s “Painting Equine Messages” article is featured in this popular magazine about Equine Art. Debra shares her Talking Art images along with the special story behind her unique style and vision.
San Diego Humane Society
November, 2006
Debra’s colorful Greeting Cards are displayed in the San Diego Humane Society’s Gift Shop as one of their most unique items.
Lions, Tigers and Bears Annual Between The Stripes Fund Raising Event.
October 14th, 2006
Debra’s popular LTB paintings are offered as Silent Auction Items, helping to raise funds and awareness about endangered wildlife.
KFMB Television
October 4, 2006
The popular television show Pet Talk features Debra and the Lions, Tigers and Bears llama ambassadors Frick and Frack. Debra helps promote the L.T.B Annual Fund Raiser
San Diego Zoo Celebration For the Critters
September 30, 2006

Debra’s painting of Raja, one of the Big Cats at the Lions, Tigers and Bears Big Cat Sanctuary is featured as an auction item at the San Diego Zoo’s Celebration for the Critters event. Her donation helps raise awareness about endangered tigers.
Helen Woodward Animal Center
September, 2006
Debra’s donation of her unique Animal Art helps raise funds for the Helen Woodward Annual Hope Telethon.
Del Mar Times
Sept. 8th – Sept. 14th, 2006
IssueHorses Can Speak Her Language

 IN ARTS & CULTURE: Artist not only paints animals, she

communicates with them through visual images.

“The Entertainment Marketing Company”

Debra is a featured Artist whose work is now available to Hollywood set designers as “Art for Rent”. Look for her work on your favorite television shows and upcoming movie sets!

Rancho Santa Fe Art Gallery
July 13 through August 31, 2006

Debra’s vibrant Animal Art was selected to appear in this summer show of Animal Art.
Helen Woodward Animal Center
Saturday, June 3, 2006
Annual Spring Fling Black Tie Event
Serving as Event Chair, Debra helped raise $350,000. Her portrait of a “Lions, Tigers and Bears Big Cat” was featured as part of the Silent Auction LTB Package.

The Honest Kitchen
M
ay, 2006
Debra’s art featured in e-newsletter; “Charities we recommend” promoting “Lions, Tigers And Bears” and Debra’s “LTB Cat Series” of Big Cat Portraits.

C.H.E.E.T.A. Primate Sanctuary
Palm Springs, California.
Sunday, April 9th, 2006
As seen on CNN: Debra’s one-of-a-kind Portrait of “Cheeta” the famous chimp who starred in Hollywood’s “Tarzan” films is featured during a special Award Ceremony for Cheeta, the Oldest Living Chimp.

The Nature Conservancy
March, 2006

Debra listed as “Honorable Mentions for week of March 31st, 2006” during The Nature Conservancy’s Earth Day Messages of Hope campaign.

Encinitas Community Resource Center
Saturday, March 18th, 2006

Debra’s “Enchanted Forrest Series” featured as Silent Auction item for annual Fund Raising event.

Lions, Tigers and Bears Big Cat Rescue
March, 2006

Debra invited by Bobbi Brink to become LTB Spokes Person, to help raise awareness of Captive Big Cats and Endangered Species.

Lions, Tigers and Bears Big Cat Rescue
February 4, 2006

Debra presents portrait of “Raja, Home At Last” to Bobbi Brink owner. First in a series of “LTB Cat Series” of Big Cat Portraits.

Rancho Santa Fe Art Guild
February, 2006

Debra accepted into Guild as new juried member.

Rancho Santa Fe Veterinary Hospital
January, 2006

Debra’s One-Woman Show on permanent display throughout the lobby, exam rooms and offices, featuring endangered wildlife as well as companion animals.

Ranch and Coast Magazine
November Issue, 2005

Debra’s art featured in the “Arts and Culture” section, announcing Debra”s One-Woman Show at the Ranch Santa Fe Veterinary Hospital.

San Diego National Bank
Tuesday, November 22nd, 2005

Debra’s art on display at Downtown Main Office through-out the holidays.

San Diego National Bank
Tuesday, November 8, 2005

Debra’s art featured during Mira Mesa Branch Grand Opening Ceremonies. Art remains on display for one month.

San Diego Zoo
Sunday, September 25, 2005

Debra presents portrait of “Majani”, Cheetah Ambassador for “Celebration of the Critters” Annual Fund Raising Event.

Helen Woodward Animal Center
Saturday, September 24th, 2005

Debra’s portrait of “Benji” the famous movie dog is featured during the annual, live broadcast of the “Hope Telethon”.

Loews Coronado Bay Resort
Monday,
July 25th, 2005
Debra and her “Talking Art” appear as favorite Animal Artist and Animal communicator to help promote the movie “Must Love Dogs”.

KUSI Morning News Show
Sunday,
July 24th, 2005
Debra returns to KUSI’s Weekend News Show to present her art and talk about how animals communicate.

San Diego Zoo
Saturday, June 18th, 2005

Debra’s one-of-a-kind paintings help raise funds for the Annual R.I.T.Z. Black Tie event.

Helen Woodward Animal Center
Saturday, June 4th, 2005

Debra’s art featured during the annual Spring Fling Black Tie Fund Raising Event.

WS Radio.Com Monday, March 7, 2005
Connecting To Your Pets” interview featuring Debra’s “Talking Art”.

Animal Resue Friends of Idyllwild
Sunday, March 13th, 2005

Debra presents 3 of her Animal Paintings to be displayed in their office lobby.

KUSI Morning News Show
Sunday,
February 20th, 2005
Debra appears with her art as featured Animal Artist/Animal Communicator.

San Diego Union Tribune
July 22, 2004

“Painter Hopes Works Capture Animals “Essence”
Debra featured in the San Diego Union Tribune as local Animal Artist.

Animal Wellness Magazine”
February, 2004

Debra’s article about her dog Beau and the portrait she painted of him is featured.

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