A resident of Clayton North Carolina, Deborah graduated in 1995 from Paier College of Art in Hamden Connecticut. She studied under Illustrator and President of the Society of Illustrators, NYC, Tim O’Brien and historian muralist of the Peabody Museum, New Haven, CT, Rudolph Zallinger. Her focus was in photorealism in both oil and acrylic media. Deborah spent fifteen years as a professional photographer while raising two beautiful children and painting in her free time.
She was a chair for the PTA REFLECTIONS ART PROGRAM in 2005-2008 and the top selling artist in the Dining With The Arts Program, Clayton in 2014.
Deborah is the Program Director at Artopia and owns her own business, Paint and Gather, which she offers paint parties on location in and around Clayton, NC.