Deborah Tompkins majored in fine art at Lehigh University. She works in all media including oil painting, water color, bronze casting, stone carving, charcoal, and pastels. She has created art throughout her entire life and her subjects reflect her interests during that period of her life. Her passion for capturing moments in her life touch universal senses or people who view her work. Painting and sculptures of children, gardens, sailing, landscapes and animals, particularly horses are a reflection of where she is spending her energy and passion.