Deanna Alevy has had a love of art from a very young age. She began painting in l969, and has studied art in the Long Beach City College Fine Arts Program and most recently studied under Linda Honn, a recognized expert in 'Old Masters' restorations. Although she has used acrylic and water color mediums she has returned to oils, her first love.
Deanna is an avid traveler and has gathered first hand images and personal photographs from her travels to Russia, Holland, the Caribbean, England and other European countries. She has spent a great deal of time in Israel studying the culture and history of the Jewish people.
The unique spiritual journey from uninformed to Orthodox Jew has left a profound mark on Deanna's work and is clearly present in many of her paintings.
Deanna is represented by Abi's Judaica Gallery in Agoura Hills, California, and galleries and agents in New York, Belgium and Israel.
Deanna lives at home with her husband Allen, her biggest critic and greatest fan, eagerly awaiting visits by her four children and fourteen grandchildren, bli ayin hora.