Deborah Jenkins has a BA in Fine Art (3D Design), and an MA in Art History with a specialization in the Art of the Pre-Columbian Americas. She has had classes and graduate seminars in European Art from Ancient to Contemporary, the Art of Africa, Mesoamerica, Oceania, the Andes, Native American, and Islamic Art and Architecture.
For her graduate work Deborah did research in Mexico and South America. She received the Ishimoto Scholarship to the arts for her work. A copy of her thesis, The Iconography of Negative Vicus Anthropomorphic Ceramics, is in the research library at UCLA.
Deborah currently teaches 2-D Design at College of the Canyons and Art Appreciation at American Intercontinental University. She has also taught Artistic Forms of Expression, Art History (Prehistoric through the Baroque), History of Graphic Design (prehistoric through modern), The History and Theory of Visual Communication, Advanced Photoshop, and Dreamweaver.
Prior to starting her business Deborah was a Corporate Executive Visual Coordinator and Director with Bullock's, Robinson's-May, and Bloomingdale’s. Before that, after earning her degrees, Deborah worked in the contemporary art department at Sotheby's Auction House.