Size: 20"W x 24"H x 0.75"D
Year Created: 2017
Ready to Hang
Deborah A. (Curtis) Ten Brink, (originally from Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States), Fine Art Artist, considers herself a "tool in the hands of the Creator." Nature, wildlife, landscapes, spiritually uplifting scenes are her main inspirations.
Her paintings appear as dreamlike images in which fiction and reality meet, well-known tropes merge, meanings shift, the past and present fuse. Moments are depicted that only exist to punctuate the human drama in order to clarify our existence and to find poetic meaning in everyday life. Rather than presenting a factual reality, an illusion is fabricated to conjure the realms of our imagination.
Her works sometimes radiate a warm, spiritual light, leading the viewer ever deeper into the folds of the Universe. At times, reality and time intertwine and an ethereal beauty emerges.
I cannot remember a time in my life when I was not creative or artistic. When I was just a small child, I remember sitting at my Mother's knee, watching totally enraptured while she created amazing pen and ink fashion drawings. In particular, I remember a woman with a mink coat. I was hooked! I wanted to create that kind of magic! Most of my adult life I have been utilizing my artistic side for color analysis, creating graphics and other creative marketing tools for my clients. I have been a Marketing Director for 3 companies. Today, I am truly focused on my heart's desire - my own art and creating my own brand and style. I am a Vango Artist. When it's time to start my next painting, there is always excitement. As it gets underway, I find it absolutely exhilarating! I go into my "zone" where I feel that I am fulfilling my loving mission of sharing peace and beauty with the world. I am a Vango Artist. To see all of my artwork: selectivemomentsintime.com