Deborah McKellar (b.1981 Johannesburg, South Africa) completed her postgraduate studies in 2006 with a Master of design, Majoring in Textiles at the College of Fine Arts, University of New South Wales, Australia. Prior to this she obtained a BA (HONS) Fine Arts majoring in painting in 2005 at LASALLE-SIA College of the Arts Singapore.

Today she is a practicing textile artist and designer. Deborah's textile artworks are characterised by their bold colours, layers of stitch, remnants of fabric, silk screened images and printed patterns.
  She continues to be inspired by Singapore's exotic and bustling city with its juxtaposition of old and new.
Deborah has exhibited in Singapore, Australia and South Africa.

Deborah is the founder of Talking Textiles, which produces textile products and artworks for interior spaces. 
Deborah is currently working as a part-time lecturer in Fashion Textiles at LASALLE College of the Arts.