Melbourne born street artist Deb (born 21 January, 1979) is one of Australia’s leading contemporary artists. Deb is currently living in San Francisco in the United States (US). She is well-known for her signature sultry and curvy females, inspired by the 1940s and 1950s pin-up posters and retro fashion. There are many examples of her fine art murals to be found across Australia and overseas.
The left-handed artist has loved painting and drawing ever since she was a young child and has been using spray can paints for nearly forty years. She also uses a variety of different materials across a multitude of surfaces; from aerosols on the street and selected interiors, to acrylics, oils & gauche on wood or canvas; along with digital design, illustration and sculpture.
- Over the years, Deb has collaborated with some of the most well-respected international painters and street-based artists.
- In 2012 she created a unique fundraiser towards prostate cancer research and support by raising thousands of dollars for the Cancer Council of Victoria.
- Amongst some of her commissions and projects are Mambo, Myer Australia, Foxtel, Oxfam, Wheels and Dollbaby and Strike Bowling.
- Deb has also launched her first artist series, red wine collaboration in the wine-making region Barossa Valley with David Franz Wines.
Deb has now relocated to San Francisco, after being granted her 01 American Artist Visa, but will continue to travel back and forth to her home country of Australia.
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