About the Book
California based photographer Debra Achen was born and raised near Pittsburgh, PA, where she developed a passion for art and a connection to nature. She majored in Art Education at Edinboro State University before completing her BA in Visual Arts and Communications at the University of California, San Diego. She studied a variety of studio arts including drawing, painting, printmaking and sculpture in addition to her training in traditional film and darkroom photography. Achen’s work has been featured in international juried exhibitions throughout the U.S. and in Europe. She has been invited to curated exhibitions, including “Fire and Water” at the Weston Gallery in Carmel, CA and “The Elementalists” with William Giles and Carol Henry at Carmel Visual Arts Gallery. Her photographs can also be found in corporate and private collections.