Debra Joy Groesser - St George, Utah Oil Painting Workshop

Debra Joy Groesser - St George, Utah
Friday September 30 to Wednesday October 5, 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 painting in beautiful St George, Utah close to the stunning Zion National Park and Snow Canyon. Each day Debra will paint helpful demonstrations and follow this with individual teaching with class members. There will be regular critique sessions and Debra will pass on many tips to improve your work.


  • Welcome Drinks & Dinner
  • First-class teaching by renowned artist and teacher, Debra Joy Groesser
  • Painting in Zion National Park (subject to permission)
  • Paint the stunning scenery at Snow Canyon
  • Farewell Dinner


  • 6 nights’ accommodation in St George, Utah
  • 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.