Deborah Kamy Hull is a painter who lives in Boston,
Massachusetts. Born and raised in Chicago, Illinois, at an early age she
attended classes at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She holds a BFA
in painting and drawing from the Kansas City Art Institute and an MFA from
Boston University’s School of Fine Arts. She is the recipient of awards from
organizations that include the Artist's Resource Trust, the National Endowment for the Arts, The Artist
Foundation of Massachusetts, and the Elizabeth T. Greenshields Memorial
Foundation. Throughout the New England area she has been represented in solo shows and group exhibitions in
numerous public spaces and galleries.
From 1983 - 1990 Hull taught visual art to adults and children at the Boston Architectural Center, DeCordova Museum School, Milton Academy, and The Children's Art Centre at United South End Settlements. In the late eighties, fascinated with digital media and having attended Massachusetts College of Art for 2 years, Deborah Kamy Hull, a.k.a. D.K. Hull, became an Artist-in-Residence at Do While Studio (via Massachusetts Cultural Council and Polaroid Foundation Support Grants). Exposed to interactive media she developed "MotherMouth", a work in progress. After Do While, having met writer Tracy Huston through MIMC (Massachusetts Interactive Media Council), D.K. Hull collaborated with her on various projects as an illustrator. When Ms. Huston's projects evolved into the company Bali Hai Entertainment, D.K. became one of the content developers. The collaboration from 1997 - 2000 with Ms. Huston focused on the development and production of "Makana" a series of story games for www.balihighway.com that was later sold and deactivated.
D.K., a.k.a. Deborah Kamy Hull, shares a live-in
studio in Boston's South End. She is the mother of 3 and married to the late Jeff Hull, well known Boston artist.