Deborah Oropallo is a painter and video artist, working with web-based imagery and digital media. Oropallo worked as a traditional painter until 2000, when technology slowly entered the work. She incorporates her own photography in addition to digital media, exploring what is currently in the news or surrounds her on her family farm in Northern California.
Oropallo has shown her work at The Whitney Biennial NY, The Corcoran Gallery Biennial, Washington DC, SF Museum of Modern Art. Selected Solo shows include the De Young Museum SF, Palm Desert Museum, Boise Art Museum, San Jose Museum of Art. Most recent monographs: “POMP” Published by Gallery 16, San Francisco 2009. “How To”, Published by the San Jose Museum 2001. She has been a recipient of a National Endowment for the arts Award, The Fleischhacker Award, the Engelhard Award and most recently a Pollock Krasner Award.
Oropallo earned a B.F.A from Alfred University, and M.A. and M.F.A. from University of California Berkeley. She lives and works in Novato, California.
SEE(d) looks forward to delving into the layered world of Oropallo’s studio practice on Saturday, September 28, 2019, 3:00 - 5:00pm at her family farm in Novato, CA.
Video Still from "Flood," 2018
Video Still from "Crude," 2018
Oropallo working in the studio at Magnolia Editions