Kristie Winther
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Original Mixed Media Paintings

 

Kristie Winther
Biography & Artist Statement

Kristie Winther was born in Long Island, New York. She has a BFA in Painting from the Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore Maryland. She currently lives and works in Baltimore.

"My work investigates the relationships between the body and the natural world. The history of botany is also the history of human experience, and plants may emerge as sacred foci in mythology, agents in medicine and conveyors of supernatural symbolism. In my work, plants spill from women’s bodies with twisting roots and opened leaves, acting as physical manifestations of inner sensuality. The flourishing floras are intermediaries between time felt and seen, and traverse the divide between the tangible and the psychic. Painted figures coexist with reclaimed glass mosaic, creating a lush and dramatic duality."

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