Deborah studied at the National College of Art and design, Ireland and has been working as a botanical artist for more than 25 years.
Since 2005 She has held the position of Orchid Artist to the Royal Horticultural Society Orchid Committee. To date she has contributed more than 400 orchid paintings to the Royal Horticultural Society's Orchid Painting Collection. In 2014 she joined RHS Picture Advisory Panel which includes judging at the RHS Botanical Art shows.
She also undertakes freelance work for the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew and The Eric Young Orchid Foundation, Jersey, UK.
Deborah has been a member of the Watercolour Society of Ireland since 1999.'