• At 16 years old, Debby was nominated to pose for Peter Blos’s art class after a model failed to show up. This was painted by Francis Runnels.
Portrait, African Queen, 36 x 28.5 inches, oil on canvas, Deborah Veldkamp circa 1960s
• Studied at the Art Center College of Design, Downtown on 3rd Street, Los Angeles with Lorser Feitelson Harry Carmean, Bernyce Polifka and Eugene Fluery
• Studied at California College of Arts & Crafts in Oakland with Ralph Borges