Deborah Bonar is a Perth based artist and graphic designer who is proficient in many art forms including painting,
drawing, digital design, printmaking and sand painting. She runs her business, Scribblebark Design, from her home
studio in Ballajura.
She has exhibited widely in WA, in both solo and group exhibitions. She has previously been the recipient of the coveted
Cossack Art Award (Indigenous) and a finalist in the 23rd Annual Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
Through collaboration, Deborah has created notable public artworks for the Fiona Stanley Hospital, the Munday Wall at
Cooling Brothers, the Perth Walking Journey for MRA:Perth City Link and the Port Coogee-Beeliar Boodjar artwork for
Australand. She was also a collaborative artist in the Nomad Two Worlds: Portrait of Diversity Exhibition in 2011.
Much of Deborah's artwork is inspired by the landscapes, plants and animals of the East Kimberley and Midwest
regions of Western Australia, the heartlands of her Gija and Yamatji heritage.