Debbie initially went through a rigorous academic art training as a medical illustrator in London before moving sideways into a career as an art director in publishing, where she wrote and designed many award winning children’s books. Moving to Australia 22 years ago, took Debbie back to the easel. She now paints full time, and is the founder and director of ME Artspace, an artist run initiative in North Sydney. Debbie lectured at Billy Blue College of Design for fifteen years. She lives in Sydney and at Hardys Bay, NSW Central Coast. Her work is in private collections in Australia, France, USA, Switzerland and the UK. North Sydney Council recently acquired 2 of her paintings for their public collection.