Teacher Directory: Jeanne Debons


Jeanne Debons studied Forest Botany at SUNY, College of Environmental Science and Forestry in Syracuse NY.  She received my PhD in Botany and Plant Pathology from Oregon State University in 1986 and in 2005 received a Diploma of Botanical illustration from the English Gardening School at Chelsea Physic Garden, London. 

Jeanne has been teaching Botanical Illustration Workshops in her studio in Bend, OR since 2008.  She also teaches at Central Oregon Community College and other locations.  She has given demonstrations and taught botanical illustration at local Middle and High Schools as well as demonstrated techniques and taught science teachers through the Oregon Science Teachers Association, the National Science Teachers Association the National Science Foundation.

She has participted in numerous exhibitions in the US and abroad.



Bend, OR USA


Phone: (541) 383-3927 Email: jeannedebons@msn.com Website: www.jeannedebons.com


Watercolor and graphite


Fundamentals of botanical illustration painting including step by step instructions and botanical accuracy.


GNSI, Oregon Botanical Artists


Teaches BotanyOwn StudioTeaches AdultsTeaches Children Ages middle school and up Critiques offered Critiques offered by mail


For more information about upcoming workshops and other details see www.jeannedebons.com.