1012 N Dearborn -Palette and Chisel Academy of Fine Arts, Coachhouse, Chicago, Illinois
Debra Balchen is a Chicago area artist who specializes in drawing, painting, sculpture and art glass. Debra was raised in Chicago and has also lived in New York, Italy, South Africa, Kenya and Egypt. She studied art at the Art Student League of New York, the Kitengela Glass Studio in Kenya, the Corning Museum of Glass in New York, the Academy of Art University in San Francisco and most recently The Florence Academy of Art . She has also taught numerous special drawing classes for The American Glass Guild Conferences and for ROMOMA Modern Art Museum, sponsored by the Ford foundation in Kenya. You can find her often working j her studio located in the back coachhouse of the Iconic Palate and Chisel Academy of Art Chicago , were she occasionally will teach sculpture classes . She will be teaching again this upcoming Sept .