So happy you're here! I'm Deanna, owner, and founder of Deanna Ulbrich Gallery. I specialize in painting realistic pet portraits. Portraits that bring emotions to the forefront. Bringing all the feelings of your beloved fur baby to the canvas. So they can be felt long after they're gone. It's a beautiful journey that we get to go on together.
A little bit about my story and how I came to be on this insanely beautiful path in life: In 2021 a woman came into the restaurant I was working in. Up to that point I had worked in restaurants and bars for 11 years. After my dad's picture was lying on her table, I asked where it came from. Neither of us knew. She ended up having a message from him...he had passed the year before. She said he was showing her a paintbrush. I told her not sure why..."I don't paint". Sign after sign led me to try and paint for the first time 2 weeks later. I had felt the pull to paint a squirrel that always visited my backyard every day. I headed to the dollar store, grabbed the most basic of supplies, and painted. As I sat there looking at my finished painting of "Sammy" the squirrel, I knew at that moment this was my calling. I found where I was supposed to be. My Dad may not be here physically, but he's played a huge part in my story even after his passing.
Since that day I've been on a journey to discover more about myself each and every day and spread love to every single soul I cross paths with. My passion is painting pet portraits for you to cherish for a lifetime. Our pets are our family and remembering them long after their gone is such a feeling of comfort. Their unconditional love and snuggles are my favorite. It is a true honor to bring them to life on the canvas for you. To pour their essence into a canvas that will forever hang on your wall. I am bursting with gratitude. Thank you for being here.
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