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Dee Beard Dean is a nationally-recognized artist who has been painting since childhood. She was raised
in the countryside of northern Indiana and began her formal studies at Kendall College of Art and
Design, and the New York Academy of Art.
Dee is a Signature Member of the American Impressionist Society (AIS) and American Society of Marine
Artists (ASMA), an Honorary Signature Member of International Plein Air Painters (IPAP), a member of Oil
Painters of America, Eastern League of Professional Artists, and American Women Artists. Dee is also
known in the art world as an early pioneer in the plein air movement and she is the founder of Plein Air
Painters of the Southeast (PAP-SE). She finds it both a joy and a privilege to share her knowledge and
talent with artists through plein air and studio workshops across the United States and abroad. Dee and
her husband Nicolai, host annual International Art Trips, recently to Portugal and Provence.