in St Leonards On Sea
Deborah Bowness, grew up in Yorkshire and has been designing, making and exhibiting wallpaper since 1999. Today she lives and works in
St Leonards‐on‐Sea. Here Deborah has set up a print room, printing wallpapers and dispatching them to clients across the world. Graduating from Leeds College of Art & Design with a BA(Hons) in surface pattern and textile design, Deborah went on to obtain an MA(rca) in constructed textiles from the Royal College. It was at the RCA when Deborah began to challenge preconceived notions of wallpaper and wallpapering.
20 images (almost) 20 years
BY DEBORAH BOWNESS
@ VOL 11
ON SEP 06, 2018
Chronicling 20 highlights and a vast amount of learning from a 19-year career, Deborah Bowness reflects on influences and inspirations. For ‘Paper Trail’ Deborah takes her hand printed, hand painted, trompe l’oeil wallpapers onto the streets to create staged sets, still lives, unexpected encounters and 'a game for the soul', infusing towns and cities with poetry and wonder.