welcome.pngThrough accident or design, you've arrived at the website for Huckleberry Farm Studios. We are Deborah DeWit, artist, and Carl Vandervoort, filmmaker.

Please wander through the results of our 35 year love of image making, past and recent paintings, pastels, photographs, books and films. Here you will also be able to read about the ongoing restoration of Huckleberry Farm, the gone wild land and rustic but stately house we  purchased in 2009. A project of creation and love, it is a central part of both our lives and our careers, and continues to inspire images and stories.  I hope you enjoy visiting our world. Please contact me with questions or comments. I'd love to hear from you.

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You must learn to be still in the midst of activity and to be vibrantly alive in repose.
Indira Gandhi

Exhibitions & Events

All winter I've been working on new paintings for a show at White Bird Gallery, opening this May.  It coincides with the well known Cannon Beach Spring Unveiling Weekend when all the galleries host special events, music and openings of new art.  If you are on the North Oregon Coast this May or June please stop by the gallery to see my latest work.  If you can't make it, the paintings will be on view on the Recent Work page of this website once the show opens as well as on the White Bird Gallery website.  

New Note Cards!  Take a peek on the Note Cards and Reproductions page for six new blank cards of recent and earlier paintings.

Best Wishes,
Deborah and Carl

Thresholds and Reflections

New Work at White Bird Gallery

May 4 through June 19, 2018

This group of new paintings reflects my ideas on the subject of how our senses interact with nature to feed our imagination and our intellect, and how we cross thresholds from the real world to the meaning of things.

We are happy to announce that you can stream for a small rental fee Wetlands: Seasons of Mind our 2010 documentary about art and the environment. To view a trailer and rent the film click on this link  https://vimeo.com/ondemand/wetlandsseasonsofmind

 

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Huckleberry Farm

Go Back to where it all started...

In August of 2009 Carl and I visited the small beach town of Manzanita on the North Coast of Oregon where Carl had shared a holiday home for many years. On a whim, we took a slightly different route, heading further south from there to a place where Carl bought flowers at a roadside stand many times in the years before.