Deborah Chase van der Bol graduated with a BA from Edinboro State College with a double major in printmaking and painting and minors in drawing and communications graphics. ( Magna Cum Laude). For over thirty five years the artist painted in The Cayman Islands, participating in group art shows including several in The National Gallery of The Cayman Islands. Her works are a part of their National permanent collection.
She still sells through Pure Art Gallery & Gifts, Grand Cayman, of which she retired from retail there, (owning and managing), to paint full time in NW Pennsylvania. Her recent inks and watercolor originals, and acrylics, capture the rich colors of the States, the UK, and Cayman.
She had been awarded The Ridley Gorsong award for her cultural contribution to the arts in Cayman and in June 2023 received a Lifetime Achievement Award as an artist in Cayman (from The Cayman Cultural Foundation).
Deborah enjoys painting daily in her home studio and is exhibiting at several regional art galleries in Pennsylvania.