Based in Toronto, Deborah is an independent curator and designer. She holds a Master of Architecture from the University of Waterloo, and a Master of Fine Arts from OCAD University.
Through her diverse practice, Deborah has curated and co-curated exhibitions for the Textile Museum of Canada, Gladstone Hotel, XPACE Cultural Centre, and the Art Gallery of Ontario; worked with Katharine Mulherin Contemporary Art Projects; and taught design studio at Ryerson University. She has exhibited in Toronto and abroad, and presented her art and design work as a guest speaker in academic and cultural forums.
Currently, Deborah splits her time as Creative Director of the Toronto Design Offsite Festival, a senior designer for superkül, and as a scholar/maker.
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C-09 (shallow cylinder), from the series Earth Plugs, 2014. White gypsum cement. 1.5x5x5 inches.
C-04 (large cylinder on small cylinder), from the series Earth Plugs, 2014. White gypsum cement. 5x5x5 inches.
S-06 (long square-based cuboid on long cuboid with angled side), from the series Earth Plugs, 2014. White gypsum cement. 9x5x2.5 inches.
Earth Plugs (installation view), white gypsum cement, 2014.