Kirsten Malcolm Berry
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  • Minneapolis, MN
  • United States
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Contact Email
kmb@KirstenMalcolmBerry.com
Website
http://www.KirstenMalcolmBerry.com
Art Interests
Calligraphy, Painting, Works on Paper
Artist / Personal Statement
Painting the images of the New Testament helps me grasp that the Word indeed became flesh - and is present in the Comforter. Integrated into each painting is the verse on which it is based, written in Greek – a link to the original form of the text. The configurations of repeated shapes reflect the influence of several indigenous art forms: Southeast Asian fabrics and basketry, Scandinavian woolen tapestries, Native American weaving and traditional American quilts.
Accomplishments / CV
Kirsten's images have been in 65 solo exhibitions and a similar number of sacred art group shows. Her work has appeared in religious periodicals, on book covers and Augsburg Fortress Sunday bulletins. She graduated in 1978 with a B.A., major in art, from Bethel College (now University) in St. Paul, MN and later completed additional coursework in Drawing, Painting and Watercolor at the University of Minnesota and the University of Iowa.

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Beauty: A Glimpse at New Creation

Posted on October 4, 2011 at 4:00pm 3 Comments

       As an artist, I have wrestled with the relevance of my vocation.  With so much suffering in our world, is the pursuit of beauty a pointless extravagance? 

       Jesus confronted a similar question when a woman anointed him with expensive perfume.  “Why this waste?” his disciples asked…

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At 4:51pm on October 12, 2011, Christa Reichert said…
Kirsten, I was introduced to your work through a friend and was pleasantly surprised to see you here!
At 9:54pm on October 7, 2011, Froyle Neideck said…
Hey Kirsten, love your work & expression, cheers Froyle
At 12:01pm on October 4, 2011, Cameron J. Anderson said…
Kirsten, welcome to the CIVA Network!
 
 
 

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