Name: Christine Debrosky PSA
Bio: A native of the Hudson Valley area of upstate New York, Christine Debrosky finds the rich jewel like tones of pastel to be an ideal medium for her light-saturated landscapes, whether depicting her banks of her native Hudson river, the Catskill Mountains, or more far-flung locations.
Christine studied at the State University of New York, the Woodstock School of Art, (where she is on the Faculty) and with with Wolf Kahn, Albert Handell, Jiang Hong Nian and others. She has tutored workshops in Tuscany and Venice (Italy), and in Burgundy (France.)
Her work has been exhibited, both in group and solo shows, across the United States, Europe, and St. Petersburg, Russia, garnering numerous awards and collectors along the way. Christine Debrosky's work has consistently been honored with awards in national juried exhibitions, with such groups as American Women Artists, and the American Impressionist Society. She has earned signature status with AWA, the Pastel Society of America, and Distinguished Pastellist with the Pastel Society of the West Coast. SHe has exhibited with L'Art du Pastel en France (Giverny), at the American Women Artists invitational in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and in Sorrento, Italy.
Articles about her work have been published in several magazines, including American Artist, The Pastel Journal, and The Artists Sketchbook, and her work has also been featured in books. She has been listed in Who's Who in American Art, and Who's Who of American Women for the past several editions.
Her work is in numerous private and corporate collections, such as Pfizer Chemical, Standard and Poor's, and McGraw-Hill Inc.
Long inspired by the Hudson River environs, she has recently relocated to Northern Arizona, where the brilliant sunshine and richly hued shadows are leading to a deeper understanding and a new interpretation of the illuminated landscape.
Medium: Pastel, oil,
Style: Impressionist. Christine works mainly on Sennelier La Carte or on Wallis paper, midtoned, with a charcoal underpainting, and with a full range of pastels that include Rembrandt, Rowney, Sennelier, Great American, Mt. Vision, Unison, Schminke and Diane Townsend. At times she mixes pastel with watercolour. About 50% of Christine’s work in done en plein air.
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Gallery: Southwestern Home; Garden and Architecture; The Pure Landscape and Waterscapes; Travel Works; Orchards and Vineyards.
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