Meet the Artisan

Deborah Slocum

Owner, The Painter’s Perch 

Cumberland Valley Connection: I grew up in Reading, PA. After living in TX and LA, I moved to Shippensburg. I love it here!

Schooling: Shippensburg University

A little about Deborah: Deborah is a 2008 summa cum laude graduate of SU where she studied art, primarily focusing on painting. She currently owns her own business, The Painter’s Perch, and teaches art classes in acrylics, watercolors, oils, alcohol inks and other mixed media, and also creates fine art paintings and other items for purchase. She lives and works in Shippensburg, PA and is constantly inspired by nature and music. Always learning and exploring new techniques and media, she enjoys sharing the results of her explorations with those around her, be it through teaching, in her artwork, or in her writings.

Favorite Season: Fall