Jeanne Debons studied Forest Botany at SUNY, College of Environmental Science and Forestry in Syracuse NY. She received my PhD in Botany and Plant Pathology from Oregon State University in 1986 and in 2005 received a Diploma of Botanical illustration from the English Gardening School at Chelsea Physic Garden, London.
Jeanne has been teaching Botanical Illustration Workshops in her studio in Bend, OR since 2008. She also teaches at Central Oregon Community College and other locations. She has given demonstrations and taught botanical illustration at local Middle and High Schools as well as demonstrated techniques and taught science teachers through the Oregon Science Teachers Association, the National Science Teachers Association the National Science Foundation.
She has participted in numerous exhibitions in the US and abroad.