Deb Gengler-Copple
1117 260th St.
Hubbard, Nebraska 68741



1971-1972 Bachelor of Fine Art,  Buena Vista College, Storm Lake Iowa
1973-1974 Bachelor of Fine Art,  Morningside College, Sioux City, Iowa
Beartooth School of Art, Bozeman, Montana
2009 – 2013 Susan Karen Black Foundation 

Studied With:
Robert Bateman
Greg Beecham
Lorenzo Chavez
Morten Solberg    
John Banovich
Terry Issac
Paco Young
Albert Handel and Anita West
Ralph Oberg
Claudia Nice
Sheila Reiman
Julie Oriet
Mary Ann Cherry
John and Suzie Serrey-Lester
Scott Christensen
Julie Chapman


2017 Favorite Artist Great Plains Second Annual Art Show                                                                                                                                   2017-2nd Place Best of Show 2 Dim. Art, Artists of the Plains, Sioux Falls, SD
2013-Wildlife Award, SKB, Dubois, WY
2011-Honorable Mention, WRVAG National Art Show, Dubois, WY
2010-Artist of the Year, PottawattimiePheasants Forever,  Council Bluffs, IA
2009-Honorable Mention, 10th Annual Pastel 100 Competition, Pastel Journal
2007-Best of Show, Celebrate the Hills Art Show, Moorhead IA
2007-Nebraska Loess Hills R C & D Artist of the Month
2006-Phippen Museum Western Art Show,  1st place, Prescott, AZ
2006-NebraskaHabitat Stamp Art
2006-Shoshone First Bank Award,  Annual Art Show CCAL, Cody, WY     
2005-Pinnacle Bank of Cody Cash Award, CCAL Art Show, Cody, WY
2005-Teacher of the YearSioux City Art Center, Sioux City Iowa
2004-NebraskaHabitat Stamp Art
2004-Honorable Mention, Pastel, 41st Annual Art Show CCAL, Cody, WY
2004-The Peoples Educator of the Year, Sioux City Art Center, Sioux City, IA
2002-Purchase Award, Museum of Nebraska Art, ANAC
2002-Award of Excellence, ANAC
2001-Honorable Mention, ANAC
1997-NebraskaHabitat Stamp Art


Cody County Art Gallery, Cody, WY
Occidental Historical Hotel, Buffalo, WY
Prairie Winds Art Center, Grand Island, NE


Pastel Society of America, Signature Member
Artists for Conservation, Signature Member
Mid America Pastel Society
Pastel Society of Colorado
Iowa Pastel Society
Pheasants Forever


Dr. Luis Lebredo, Ruth Rose, Sioux City, Iowa
James E.  Parkman, Founder of Susan K. Black Foundation
L Wulf, Pierre, South Dakota
Museum of Nebraska Art, Kearney, Nebraska


The Platte River Art Show, Eugene Mahoney State Park, Ashland Nebraska
Prairie Winds Art Center, two person show, Grand Island, NE
Impact Kooser Show, Leid Gallery, Omaha Nebraska
Phippen Museum Western Art Show, Prescott Arizona
Nebraska Loess Hills R C & D,  Oakland, Nebraska, solo exhibition
Daily Grind, solo exhibition, Sioux City, Iowa
“As Rendered in Pastel” Juried Exhibition, CIAO Gallery, Jackson, Wyoming
Artist of the Plains Art Show, Sioux Falls South Dakota
Governor’s Art Show and Sale, Nebraskaland Days, North Platte, Nebraska
Cody Country Art League, group show, Cody, WY
Mari Sandoz High Plains Center, solo exhibition, Chadron College Chadron NE
Prairie Winds Art Center, two person show, Grand Island, NE
Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center, Nature Calls Show, Sioux City, IA
OWL Wildlife Art Show, Kansas City, MI
Rockbrook Art Show, Omaha, NE
Watertown Wildlife Art Show, Watertown , SD


2012-Western Art Collector –State of the American Plains
2010-Pottawattamie Pheasants Banquet Cover Art
2009-Pastel Journal Magazine, October “Art and Conservation” by Tucker Coombe
2009-Pastel Journal Magazine, April, 10th Annual Pastel 100
2005-Nebraska Cattleman Magazine Cover Art
2005-The Outdoorsmen Magazine, “Artist of the Month” by John Green
1998-Nebraska Life Magazine cover art
1997-Nebraska Life Magazine cover art


2003-2014 Sioux City Art Center, Sioux City, IA
2015-Studio Worshop, Hubbard NE