Name: Jessica DeBattista, neé Anastasi.
Home Address:

'Hacienda de Banas'

Independence Avenue,

Mosta. MST 02.

MALTA, Europe.


Tel. Nos: (00356) 21432873 / 21573077.
Mobile Phone: 79592382

1958-1963: Studied at St. Joseph’s High School
Blata l-Bajda.


Art Education:  



Attended the Malta Government School of Arts studying drawing under Joseph L. Mallia and painting under Harry  Alden.  Followed a foundation course in etching under  Harry Alden.



Followed foundation courses in ceramics under Neville Ferry and clay modelling under Anthony Calleya at the Malta School of Art.
Academic Qualifications:  


Graduated B.A. (Hons) Degree in Art History, at the University of  Malta, presenting a dissertation entitled “George Preca and the Birth of Modern Sensibility in Maltese Art”.



June 99:

Appointed Editor of ‘ARTNEWS’ Issued by The Malta Society of Arts, Manufactures & Commerce.

1999 - 2009:

Member on the Council of theMalta Society of Arts, Manufactures & Commerce.


Appointed Assistant Secretary on the Board of the Malta Society of Arts, Manufactures & Commerce.
  Regular contributor of essays & articles, of an artistic nature, in ‘ARTNEWS’.
Appointed Vice President on the Board of the Malta Society of Arts, Manufactures & Commerce.
Represented in:

“Le Livre d’Or des Collectionneurs et Amateurs D’Art” 1992, Paris. L’histoire du Salon D’Automne, de 1903 à nos jours”.


Listed in:

“The International Who’s Who of Women” England. Who’s Who in International Art. “The Great and New Names in the Art World of Today” 93/94 Edition. Lausanne - Switzerland.



“International Woman of the Year 2000 – 2001” by The International Biographical Centre of Cambridge England.


Work experience:  
Art teacher at St. Monica School, B’Kara.


Art teacher at Stella Maris College, Gzira


Art Design Lecturer at The Restoration Centre, Mtarfa.


Part-time teacher in History of Art at Salvatore Dimech Arts and Craft Centre, Targa Gap, Mosta. Part-time Art  teacher at St. Aloysius’ College, Sixth Form B'Kara.


Full time Art teacher at St. Aloysius' College Secondary and Sixth Form B'Kara.


Author of Novel "Out of the Shadows" first published by AuthorHouse 5/9/2007 ISBN: 978-1-4259-0879-9 (sc)

Printed in the United Kingdom by Lightning source UK Ltd.




Out of the Shadows" First published in Malta by Publishers Enterprises Group (P.E.G) Ltd.
ISBN-13: 978-99909-499-4

Cover design: Jessica DeBattista
Printed by P.E.G. Ltd, Malta




Jessica DeBattista
Malta - Europe
Tel: +356 21432873 / 21573077
Mob: +356 79592382