Events 2020


  • Feathers and Fins: Watercolor Exploration, Online workshop using google classroom assignments from Debra and Youtube follow along videos. Adults and Creative Aging, 6 sessions, online October 6-November 17, 2020, $120 registration Send me an Email  
  • Virtual LIVE Free ART Lessons for FALL 2020  Register with City of Goodyear Arts and Culture The City of Goodyear is partnering with Instructor Debra Goley to bring you a FREE 1.25 hr long interactive live paint party experience in the comfort of your own home. We will be hosting six interactive virtual paint parties to give the community an opportunity to connect during social distancing and engage with their instructor. We look forward to giving you a wonderful creative time to enjoy together!October 8 at 5:45pm MST: Giraffes Can Talk in Acrylic paint

    October 20 at 11am MST: Moonlight in watercolor paint

    November 5 at 11am MST: Leaf It in acrylic paint

    November 10 at 5:45pm MST: Owls Are Out in watercolor paint

  • WHam Art Center, Artist in the corner. Debra will be on hand on October 6, 10 am to 3 pm working on art and Q and A.
  • Kids Art Lessons in person and online: 1 hour weekly, Goodyear AZ, space limited. Fees vary for groups and one on one and need of supplies. Registration Send me an Email  
  • Estrella EMC  Ladies Night Painted Glassware November 13, Paint a canvas, December 4. 6:30-8pm. $25

Exhibits: (all work is for sale and benefits the gallery as well as the artists)

  • Expressions of The West Valley, Arts HQ, Debra’s collection of Fiber Art. Happy to announce that a collection of my work will be on display beginning October 16 at 4pm through November 13 at Arts HQ in Surprise AZ! FREE event. Come out to see this amazing exhibit of four artists!  Opening Reception on Oct 16th Link on Eventbrite: Oct 16th -Nov 13th Exhibition General Viewing/Visiting Link on Eventbrite:
  • Art Quilts XXV!, Visions Gallery, Chandler opens November 21 through December 2020. Debra’s largest wall hanging art to date will be displayed.
  • Texas Landscapes traveling exhibition, Debra’s Island of Steel will be featured in hte collection across Texas venues. Currently in Abilene and after a year ending at Austin airport.
  • Musica! traveling exhibition with Debra’s  fiber art, “Blue Ice” first stop, National Quilt Museum through July 7, 2020,
  • Backyard ESCAPE, traveling exhibit with Debra’s art “Healing Wings” for University college of medicines and hospitals nationally. 
  • Presidio Residence Club Art Gallery Transportation Exhibit now through Jan 2021.  
  • WHAM Art Center Member Gallery Surprise AZ, exhibiting artist. 
  • Links, Summertime, It Matters To Me, online exhibition, Visions Art Gallery
  • Her story: Celebration of Strong Women, Traveling exhibit as well! “Taking Flight: My Two Great Aunts” in traveling exhibit for Her Story: A Celebration of Strong Women currently showing at National Quilt Museum, Paducah KY 2020.


  • Art Quilting Studio featured article “Three Peiced, One Body”, autumn 2020, Stampington.
  • Art Quilt Quarterly: spring edition 2020 with “Blue Ice” featured.  . Also in the Musica! catalog book for the traveling exhibit through 2023.
  • The Kind Bee: Bee Cause, Illustrated by Debra Goley. Order on Amazon for kindle or paperback.
  • Sacred Threads Exhibition 2019, “Heart Of It” featured.


2019 Debra Took Third Place in the Annual artist invitational Arts HQ, Surprise Az for “Three In One” fiber art.

2018 “Palms Up” took Peoples choice Award for Southwest  Fine Art Show Goodyear Branch Library Gallery. SOLD

“Palms Up” juried by Visions Gallery, San Diego for online exhibit “Summertime“. SOLD

 Past Events 2017-2018

  • “Island Of Steel”, “Cacti At First Light”, “Heart Of It”, on display at TEXtiles exhibit at SAQA 2018 Conference at Drury Hotel, San Antonio, through April 9, 2018.
  • ART as FIBER, nine artists exhibit fiber works through October 6, 2017. Debra has nine artworks on display and for sale! HQ Gallery, Surprise AZ.

* Pathfinders art quilt exhibition, Southern Utah University Museum, Cedar City UT. Debra’s art, “Agave Points”, juried into the exhibit showing through August 26th.

* Exposures, SAQA AZ regional juried exhibition. Debra’s “BLUE ICE” took first place! showing now along with “Heart of It” through August 26th at Chandler Center for the Arts, Chandler AZ.

*Vision Gallery, Exposures exhibit SAQA AZ, Debra has her work, “Cacti at First Light” on display. Beautiful venue in Chandler AZ.

* “Come Sail Away” and “Final Day” on display at Presidio in Estrella, Goodyear AZ 85338 through December. If you are interested in purchasing please contact Debra for details.

* Debra’s work titled “Cells” is published in the members gallery for the Plus or minus in the SAQA Journal, July 2017. SOLD

Exhibited at Scared Threads July 2017, Herndon VA. Showing at HQ Gallery, Surprise AZ through October 6, 2017 SOLD


* Words:ABC’s Fine Art Show Goodyear Branch Library, Gallery, Debra’s pieces “Mind Under Matter and Monuments” are on display.

+Sacred Threads, Herndon VA. Debra exhibited Cells and Three in One as apart of a wonderful display of the sacred, spirituality, joy and grief. This is a juried bi-annual show and one Debra found great comfort and joy in getting to attend the artists weekend.

•January 11-13, 2018: Oklahoma City Winter Quilt Show
•May 11 – 22, 2018 Bad Lauterberg im Harz, Germany
You can order the book now available on Amazon with all the art qults shown to Celebrate 50 years since Mans Walk on the Moon.

  • Fly Me To the Moon Exhibition  Debra’s art titled “Dad, ME and Live TV” on display!! His is her first showing at Houston IQ; very exciting. Work traveled for three years and now back home 2020.
  • “Agave Sun Dance” and “Crane and Cranium” at HQ gallery in Surprise. Won third place in exhibition. For purchase, see store.
Agave Sun Dance, 42H x 33W, Fiber

Agave Sun Dance, 42H x 33W, Fiber


For Sell in fabric, pillow, lamp shades and more!Art Festival of Henderson 2016, Henderson NV. May 7 and 8, 2016,



Artwork “Come Sail Away” exhibited in the SAQA Journeys Show, Tuscon AZ, nov-dec 2014.DEbraGoley_Abstract

YEA!!! The judges selected “ABSTRACT” by Debra Goley. This fiber Art Quilt prior won the Goodyear City People’s choice Award 2014.  Selceted for the Blank Canvas exhibit  at the New Exhibition venue,  Arts HQ at 16126 N Civic Center Plaza, Surprise, AZ. Hanging for the first time, it will be on display through September 2014.

AQS QUILT WEEK PHOENIX FEB 5-8,9-5pm. Custom fabrics, Art on canvas, home décor and so much more for sale.

Debra has artwork showing at Avondale City Hall Now through March 27.1007 S 3rd St, Avondale, AZ 85323

Debra has  won entry “Abstract” seen above to be in the Goodyear 2025 Panning Brochure for the City General Plan.

Past Events:

AZ State Fair, Second place winner in Mixed Media
Exhibition from October 1, 2012 – November 4, 2012.

G.A.I.N. – City of Goodyear Festival
October  2013
4:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Assisting those in the community with a mural and art project.

Pebble Creek Fall Creative Arts Festival
Saturday, October 2013
8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Goodyear, AZ near Expressions Gallery
Bella Villa Design

Historic College Park Neighborhood Association (HCPNA)
is hosting its 13th Annual College Park Arts Festival
September 2012
Atlanta, GA
Fiber Art Showcasing

Creative Arts Academy Art Instructor
Summer 2012, June 10- July 1
Includes drawing, painting, clay, and “chill out”
Contact Debra Goley if interested in any of the previously mentioned classes

The Vault Culver City Gallery Opening- Solo Show
6150 Washington Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232
May – August 2012
Featured Artist
Sponsored by: Capital Art
Featured Music: VHarp 

Phoenix Symphony in Estrella Mountain Ranch
North Lake, Goodyear, AZ
May 2012
Featured Artist

West Valley Home Art & Studio Tour
October 15, 2010 & October 24, 2011
Featured Artist: Debra Goley
Sponsored by: West Valley Arts Council

Tiburon, The Aquarium Restaurant
Wine & Tequila Tasting
August 27, 2011
Featured Artist: Debra Goley

Ground Control
Artist Reception & Solo Exhibit
April 5, 2011 & January 22, 2012