Christine Destrempes

artist's statement

Artist's Statement

For the past decade my focus has been primarily on public-participation projects. This period of intense output of monumental installations left little time for my own art. Currently, I am revisiting my personal work through printmaking. My recent monotypes are studies in color and form. They are not about anything but the dynamic between shapes and tones. They are simply art for art’s sake. I am also in the process of experimenting with new printmaking techniques, which I will use to illustrate the memoir I am writing.

Graphic design has always been a passion of mine that comes in handy when a gift is needed. Now I am offering cards, buttons, coasters, and magnets for sale, as well as unique hand-made books—LoveLedgers—on a commission basis.

I haven’t completely abandoned public-participation art, just slowing down the pace.