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Spoken Soul Festival


Learn more about Deborah's award winning Spoken Soul Festival, a 3 day festival that supports women artists, in celebration of the international holiday SWAN Day.


Workshops  -  In-School Presenter  -  Mentor

Deborah worked for and was commissioned to create workshops for various after-school programs with Arts For Learning, and The Dranoff 2 Piano Foundation – Piano Slam, one of the signature community outreach programs of the Adrienne Arsht Center. She also takes great pride in her role as an in-school presenter for YoungArts , a core program of the National YoungArts Foundation, the sole nominating organization for the U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts.


Arts 4 Learning Piano Slam YoungArts

With a continued poetic force, Deborah was inspired by the healing power of the arts in women’s lives and founded Spoken Soul Festival in 2008, an annual three day festival that supports women artists by helping them move from novice to professional artists. SSF coincides with WomenArts’ international holiday SWAN Day (Support Women Artists Now Day). WomenArts has recognized the Spoken Soul Festival - SWAN Day Miami as one of the top five SWAN events worldwide because the festival is one of the largest SWAN events and one of the most effective in training and supporting the participating women artists. Since its launch in March 2008, the festival has been awarded proclamations from the City of Miami Beach, Miami Dade County and the City of Miami as well as a City Of Miami special City Seal.  Featured artists have been commissioned or featured for shows during Art Basel - Miami, Gibson Guitar Showroom, New York Fashion Week, and Gen Art’s Fresh Faces Miami.


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