Deborah Neuhs is a teaching artist who recently relocated to Chattanooga, TN where she teaches art to children grades TK-5th grade and weaves custom textiles for interior designers with Aboutcolor Home, LLC. Deborah has been weaving since 1994 and loves the balance of pursuing her work as an artist and sharing that love of art with others through teaching. Deborah sees the ultimate goal of her art and teaching as a way to use her gifts to help enrich the lives of others and to bring glory and honor to God.
Since 2001 Deborah Neuhs has owned and operated Beautifully Made, LLC (formerly Handcrafted Art) where she worked as a teaching artists in Waxhaw, NC and has recently relocated to Chattanooga, TN. She teaches private and group art classes to elementary, middle and high school students and teaches on a contract basis with public, private and charter schools, libraries, and other arts organizations. She worked as the resident artist at Park Road Montessori from 2000 to 2002, founded and ran the Charlotte Fiber Guild from 2000 to 2002 and is currently president of a non profit, Brush Strokes and Music Notes Inc. 501(c)(3). Giving back is an important part of Beautifully Made's mission and the Foundation gives Deborah the opportunity to share her gifts with others who many not otherwise have art classes.
In addition to teaching, Deborah has been weaving custom textiles for interior designers with Aboutcolor, LLC since 2002. She weaves trims that are used to embellish interior fabrics and furniture. In 2018 she purchased the company and updated the name to Aboutcolor Home to reflect the companies vision for making beautiful ornaments for the beautification of homes and betterment of those who dwell in them.