Christine Graefe Drewyer [NRA 2009]


First name: Christine ;
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Last name:
Graefe Drewyer ;

Member: Non-resident artist member ; 
2009 ;
n/a ;



Painting for me is a celebration of beauty and creation.

The work is a spiritual discipline and the making of art a Sacred expression.

I was raised in a family of eight, the second child of six Daughters. We grew up in the country, with lots of trees And our own garden. We had a pet Black Angus cow Named Girl, and a hound dog named Elvis. There were Numerous other barnyard pets as well. We always seemed To have plenty of time for and with each other.

In our fast-paced world and confusing times, our vision is Easily clouded to the simple things that really matter: clean Air and water, the farms and open spaces of our world And, of course, our precious families.

I find great joy in painting the powerful tranquility of the Rural American landscape or the beautiful, peaceful beasts Of our planet. Hopefully we will always reside in a world Where we can enjoy these simple pleasures.

If I am a successful artist, the paintings I create will Transport the viewer beyond the senses, free of thought And self-consciousness. The paintings then become an Instrument through which the viewer and the artist Glimpse the joyful oneness of which we are all a part.




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