Deborah Brenner was born in Washington, D.C. and graduated with a major in Art History from the University of Maryland. Her postgraduate studies included classes at the Corcoran School of Art and Design in D.C. and an apprenticeship in Japanese brush stroke with Kazuaki Tanahashi. Today, her paintings are represented nationally in galleries and in private and corporate collections. Calligraphic strokes, brush painting, splashing, and spraying are the techniques Deborah uses to bring her fields of flowers and contemporary abstracts to life.