Noriko DeWitt

Noriko DeWitt is an award-winning colored pencil artist who first began her journey in art with oil and acrylic as a teenager. Born in Japan, Noriko spent her youth living overseas where she developed a love and appreciation of global cultures, art and music. Her artwork has been recognized both locally and internationally for its attention to detail, realism and creative composition style. She has been actively sharing her knowledge and techniques through art classes, art publications and online tutorials, encouraging and inspiring fellow artists from around the world. Her work can be viewed at her website, and on Facebook at Noriko's Art Page. Many of Noriko's work and tutorials are featured in leading art publications. To contact or for more info, please email Noriko at or use contact form.


2014 - Present, Colored Pencil Society of America 

2017 - Present, International Guild of Realism 


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Summer Program

Summer Camps 2017

This year I have three camps held at Noriko DeWitt Art Studio and McKinney Art House.  Introduction to Floral Camp at the Art House is geared more towards those who is new to colored pencil.  If you are ready for more challenge, take Pet Portrait camp at the Art house in August or Portrait camp at the studio in July.  Click on the banner below for more info and registration.  For more advanced students, I highly recommend the 3-day Pet Portrait workshop held in June at my studio.


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Summer Weekly Classes 2017

If you want to learn colored pencil art this summer at your own pace with flexible scheduling, this would be the perfect fit for you! I only require 4 sessions minimum commitment over the course of June, July and August.  You are welcome to mix and match the class dates, times and locations to suit your busy summer schedule.  For those of you who is ready to take more classes, I have buy 6 get 7th class free package.  Click on the banner below to get more information and register today!

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Fall 2017 Weekly Class Registration is Now Open!!

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Register today to reserve your spot!

Current/Upcoming Exhibitions

  • Explore This! 13, Colored Pencil Society of America, Online, 2/1/17 to 1/31/18
  • McKinney Performing Arts Center & Arts and Music Guild Unique by Nature Juried Art Competition, McKinney Performing Arts Center, McKinney, TX, 4/1/17-4/22/17
  • ArtScape, Dallas Arboretum, Dallas TX, 4/28/17 to 4/30/17.
  • Texas & Neighbors 32nd Regional Art Exhibition, Irving Arts Center, 4/29/17 to 6/3/17.

Recent/Upcoming Publications

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2017 Awards

  • McKinney Performing Arts Center & Arts and Music Guild Unique by Nature Juried Art Competition, The Neil Welliver Nature Award
  • Colored Pencil Society of America Explore This! 13,  Chartpak Inc. Award for Distinction