Deborah Shaw


BACKGROUND

Deborah Shaw has a degree in fine Art from Pomona College, The Claremont Colleges, where she also studied botany and native California flora. She is principal of dbShaw Studios, an award-winning design firm, specializing in print and interactive multimedia/web design, information design, illustration, and scientific illustrations. Ms. Shaw is a member of the American Society of Botanical Artists, the Botanical Artists Guild of Southern California, the Northern California Society of Botanical Artists, and the Guild of Natural Science Illustrators, and has taught botanical art at numerous venues. She taught illustration. digital design and information design at the University of California, Irvine, Extension where she was a recipient of the “Distinguished Instructor” award. Deborah’s work has been displayed in juried and non-juried exhibitions, is in the permanent collection at the Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation at Carnegie Mellon University and is in private collections. She has received numerous awards for art, illustration, design, product design and advertising. Her preferred media include graphite, watercolor, colored pencil. scratchboard, Illustrator and Photoshop

CONTACT

Phone: 949-887-3465
Email: db@dbshawstudios.com
Website: www.dbshawstudios.com

GEOGRAPHIC AREA(S)

North Bay,
San Francisco/Peninsula,
East Bay, South Bay

FIELD(S) OF EXPERTISE

Watercolor, Colored Pencil, Graphite, Pen & Ink, Nature Journaling, Gouache, Charcoal, scratchboard, Photoshop Illustrator, Web Design

AUDIENCE

Adults, Children

AFFILIATION

ASBA, BAGSC, NCalSBA, Guild of Natural Science Illustrators