Desrie -Thomson-George received a Fine Arts Hons. Degree at Nottingham Trent University after which she spent a few years as a co- founder of the publishing house, Black Ink, where she illustrated children’s books then worked as a freelance graphics artist.
Her work has it’s basis in the social, cultural and political awareness of her existence as a black woman brought up in the west and its effects.
Desrie’s practice focuses on art for empowerment to provoke dialogue and affect change. She works in mixed media with latex, textiles, recycled glass, paper and metal.
In 2017 she was runner-up for the Surrey Sculpture Society Prize .