Deborah Alma Wheeler has exhibited nationally and internationally and has had several pieces collected by museums and galleries including Tom of Finland’s TOM House located in West Hollywood California and The Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender and Reproduction Gallery in Bloomington, Indiana. Along with exhibitions, Deborah has presented her work abroad in 2012 at the “Lesbian Lives” interdisciplinary conference in Dublin, Ireland and The Erotic: Gender and Sexuality conference at the University of Oxford.

Deborah received her Master of Fine Arts from Michigan State University specializing in sculpture and her Bachelor of Fine Arts specializing in sculpture and a minor in art history from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville as well as her Bachelor of Science with an emphasis on K-12 Art Education. Currently, Deborah lives and works in the St. Louis Missouri metro area and is a contracted artist/fabricator/instructor.