Deanna Ford Hargraves graduated from the University of New Hampshire in 1990 with a degree in studio art. She studied at Sotheby’s Decorative Arts Program in London in 1990. In 1991 Deanna moved to New York City and spent many years at William Doyle Galleries and in sales at Florian Papp Antiques. Deanna sold antiques and paintings while co-manager of North Bridge Antiques in Concord, MA. Deanna has been painting with Michelle Garro for 7 years at Art Space in Maynard. Deanna sells her paintings and other artists work at North Bridge Antiques.
Deanna and her husband Robert moved to Concord in 2000 where they currently live with their three children. Deanna has volunteered in her children’s schools for the past 12 years. She has co-chaired the Fenn Sports Sale for two years and worked on the decoration committee for the Fenn auction for several years. She has painted set decorations for the Nashoba Brooks School’s auction and run the school Talent show for the past two years. She volunteers at St. Anne’s Church making meals for the St. Stephen’s after school program in Boston. For several years Deanna has helped on the Artrageous committee and greatly enjoys working with The Umbrella.