Deborah Paauwe is currently living and working in Adelaide, South Australia. Graduating from the SA School of Art, University of SA with a Bachelor of Arts Degree (Visual Arts) in 1994 and completing her MA in Fine Art, Chelsea School of Art, London in 2000. In 1999 she was awarded the Anne & Gordon Samstag International Visual Arts Scholarship. Deborah has exhibited widely nationally and internationally. Her work is represented in many major collections including the National Gallery of Australia, National Gallery of Victoria, Art Gallery of SA, Art Gallery of WA & National Portrait Gallery, Canberra. In 2004 a South Australian Living Artist publication on Deborah's work, Beautiful Games by Wendy Walker (Wakefield Press) was published with the supports of Arts SA.