Artist and civil servant Debra Frieden (b. 1963 in Bitburg, Germany) is a current resident of Atlanta, GA, and member of the Atlanta Photography Group. She attended Atlanta’s College of Art (1981-84) and the University of Georgia (1990). Her primary medium is portraiture photography, but she also has an affinity for mixed media. She is the recipient of the Pilsner Urquell International Photo Awards (2008) in numerous categories and the 4th annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest (2007). Frieden is included in museum collections at both MOCA GA and the Smithsonian Institution.