Deborah Wall is a Lecturer of Art Education at UNC Charlotte. She received her BFA with K-12 teaching licensure from UNC Charlotte, her Masters of Art Education degree from Winthrop University and is currently a doctoral candidate in Educational Leadership at UNC Charlotte. Prior to joining the faculty at UNC Charlotte in 2004, she taught high school, elementary and special needs art in both Charlotte-Mecklenburg and Union Counties in North Carolina. She has presented lectures and workshops at both state and national conferences dealing with explorations of intergenerational encounters to preserve memories and legacies. As an exhibiting practicing artist, she works with photography, painting and fibers to investigate the symbolism and enchantment of memorabilia, the powerful illusion of objects and its effects on the mind.