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Address

811 East Gile Circle
De Pere, WI 54115
US

Company Name

University of Wisconsin, Green Bay

Company Type

Art / Illustration

Languages

english, spanish

Established In

employed at university

Born

see www.kristydeetz.com

Email

deetzk@uwgb.edu

Website

http://www.kristydeetz.com/

Telephone

920-465-2753

Graphis Archives

Biography/Work Experience

25+ years of teaching painting and drawing on university level

Philosophy on Work

Each painting in my recent Through the Veil series begins with a rendering from a closely observed fabric with wrinkles and folds. They recapitulate the compositional structure of a painting/drawing by artists from the past and present. The fabric in these paintings acts as a limen or threshold that places the viewer into multiple, often conflicting, layers of space and meaning. In the series the Rabbit or environment may be stretched or manipulated through Photoshop to create a sense of instability, heightened emotion, or a digital sifting. The paintings good-humoredly deconstruct imagery from pop, outsider, and high culture to create new “spaces” of meaning. The shape-shifting Rabbit is positioned in front of or behind; it looks into, out, around or between images and spaces. The paintings use dark humor, visual puns, symbols and metaphors, moments of silence, art historical allusions, cultural collisions, and spiritual conundrums to play with style and pictorial/formal construction.

Professional Specialties

all painting and drawing media; sculpture; encaustic

Graphis Appearances

entries, 2014 annual

Awards

see www.kristydeetz.com

Graphis Awards

none

Proudest Achievements

see www.kristydeetz.com

Education

MFA The Ohio State University

Other

see www.kristydeetz.com

Affiliations

CAA, SECAC, Center for Book Arts

Area of Expertise

painting and drawing

Hobbies / Freetime

running, yoga, cooking