Debby was born in Rhode Island in 1957. She has been photographing since the 1970s. Her formal training began with two summers of exploration at the Rhode Island School of Design. In 1976, she headed to Boston to study at Boston University’s School of Fine Arts. Boston has remained her home ever since. She is an active member of the art community, and has her studio in the SoWa Arts District. Debby develops her vision through a variety of media, most predominantly with photography. Her photographs go beyond simple visual representation.