Deborah Brown was born in Belfast 1927. She is renowned in Ireland for her pioneering exploration of the medium of fibre glass in the sixties. She has established herself as one of the country’s leading sculptors and has achieved extensive international acclaim. In 1982 a major retrospective of her work was held in the Ulster Museum and The Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery, Dublin.
Since 1951 she has had one man shows in Ireland, England, Scotland and Canada and exhibits at the Shambles Gallery Hillsborough, County Down and the Solomon Gallery, Dublin. In 2002 she had two exhibitions ‘Through the Rock’ at Cavanacor Gallery, Lifford and ‘Cast in Nature’ at the Waterfront Hall curated by Marianne O’Kane. Her work is represented in many collections in Ireland and abroad, including the Ulster Museum, RTE, Bank of Ireland, the Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery of Modern Art Dublin, Irish Museum of Modern Art Dublin and the Arts Council.