About Us & Contact

Illuminate the Artist Within™. We believe we are all artists, all creative beings. Our mission is to playfully and compassionately illuminate the artist within each and every one of us.  Through our workshops, retreats, and books we aim to inspire and empower your creativity and your ultimate creative masterpiece: your life.

DebChaney_itawbiopic01-288Illuminate the Artist Within™ was founded by Deb Chaney. Based in Vancouver, Canada Deb is a professional working artist, for 15 years now, creating, exhibiting and selling her contemporary abstract artworks in mixed media and acrylics internationally. She loves public speaking to groups about the creative process and living an inspired and empowered life. She is the author of The Little Inspiration Book (Trafford), The 68 Secrets of an Illuminated Artist: How to Stay in your Creative Flow Despite any Obstacle (self-published card pack) and contributing author to Sand in my Bra, Funny Women Write From the Road (Traveler’s Tales). She stands for each of us being creative beings and aims to support others in their process and supports others through teaching ‘Layers and Process’ abstract painting workshops. You can see her art portfolio at http://www.debchaney.com


Phone: (604) 736-5111
Email: info@debchaney.com