Deborah Wall is a Senior Lecturer of Art Education in the Department of Art & Art History. She received her BFA with K-12 teaching licensure from UNC Charlotte, her Masters of Art Education degree from Winthrop University and is currently a doctoral candidate in Educational Leadership at UNC Charlotte. Prior to joining the faculty at UNC Charlotte in 2004, she taught high school, elementary and special needs art in both Charlotte-Mecklenburg and Union Counties in North Carolina. She has presented lectures and workshops at both state and national conferences on intergenerational experiences and diverse contemporary artists for use in the K-12 classroom. She is presently conducting a study that explores the balance between K-12 art educators artist-teacher identities and its benefits to students.
As an exhibiting practicing artist, she works with photography, painting, and fibers to investigate the symbolism and enchantment of memorabilia, the powerful illusion of objects, and its effects on the mind.