Debra Joy Groesser - Monterey, California Oil Painting Workshop

Debra Joy Groesser - Monterey, California
Sunday September 25 to Friday September 30, 2022

Debra Joy Groesser


Debra Joy Groesser

Nebraska artist, Debra Joy Groesser received her BFA degree in art in 1978 from Bellevue College (Bellevue, NE). Debra paints many subjects but is best known for her impressionistic landscape paintings, particularly her plein air work. “Painting is such a spiritual experience for me. Nothing inspires me more than being out on location, capturing the subtle nuances of color, light and atmosphere that can only be achieved by painting from nature.” Debra is a signature member and President/CEO of the American Impressionist Society, a Master Signature member of Plein Air Artists Colorado, a Signature member of Laguna Plein Air Painters Association and American Plains Artists and an elected member of Rocky Mountain Plein Air Painters and the Salmagundi Club, New York. Her work has been featured in several national art publications: International Artist, June/July 2021, Art of the West, March 2018, American Art Collector, May 2010, Southwest Art and Plein Air Magazine (feature article, Oct/Nov. 2014). She was a finalist in Southwest Art Magazine’s 2012 Artistic Excellence competition. Debra was a faculty member for the 2014, 2015 and 2018 Plein Air Conventions and 2021 Plein Air Live. Her first instructional video, “Understanding the Effects of Light,”was released with Liliedahl Video in November 2020. She is represented by galleries in Utah, Colorado and her own gallery, Debra Joy Groesser Fine Art, Ralston NE.


Debra Joy Groesser art

Oil Painting Workshop

5 days of intensive painting in historic Monterey on the spectacular Monterey Bay. Demonstrations will be in held at interesting locations in the delightful old town of Monterey, the picturesque Pacific Grove and Carmel-by-the sea, known for its fairy-tale cottages and galleries.


  • Welcome Drinks & Dinner
  • First-class teaching by renowned artist and teacher, Debra Joy Groesser
  • Painting in Pacific Grove and along the Monterey coast
  • The beautiful town of Carmel-by-the-sea, known for its fairytale cottages and galleries
  • The beautiful town of Carmel
  • Farewell drinks and Dinner


  • 6 nights’ accommodation in Monterey, California
  • 7 meals including breakfast daily, welcome and farewell dinner. Welcome drinks and farewell drinks.
  • Arrival and departure transfers and transport as listed in the itinerary.
  • Sightseeing and painting trips.
  • First-class teaching by renowned artist and teacher, Debra Joy Groesser.
  • Intensive painting sessions including demonstrations, painting instruction and critique sessions.
  • The services of a professional workshop manager.
  • A certificate confirming the successful completion of the workshop.