Deborah Maris Lader

Deborah Maris Lader (Artist, Musician, Performer, Administrator) is the Founder/Director of the Chicago Printmakers Collaborative since 1989, and member of the touring indiefolk band, Sons of the Never Wrong. Deborah exhibits her prints, drawings, photography, and mixed media artwork internationally, and her work appears in many permanent collections, including the Chicago History Museum, the New York Public Library, and the City of Palo Alto. Awards for her service to the artistic community include "The 2007 Arts Advocate Award" from ArtWalk Ravenswood, "The 1999 Paul Berger Arts Entrepreneurship Award" given by Columbia College, Chicago, and "Cultural Contributor of the Year", presented to her by the Lincoln Square Chamber of Commerce in 2003. She is a current (and former Board) member of the Mid America Print Council, the Chicago Artists Coalition and the American Print Alliance. Her artwork has been featured in numerous publications. Recent exhibitions include Galerie La Hune- Brenner in Paris, France, The NY Society of Etchers, The Matrix Gallery, Loyola University Art Museum, the Chicago Cultural Center, the Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, the NOVA Art Fair, Fermilab Art Gallery, Morton College, New Leaf Editions (Vancouver) and the Boston Printmakers North American Print Biennial. Deborah also plays guitar, mandolin, and banjo and writes songs and sings with her band, which recently released their 8th CD on Waterbug Records. Her artwork can be viewed at, and her music can be heard at


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