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Artist Christiane David


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With a personality as vibrant as her paintings, Belgium born artist Christiane David has taken art to a new level in Lancaster County. Walking into her Lancaster gallery on Prince Street is like walking into an enchanted world of color. Filled with an eclectic array of watercolors, acrylic, and oil paintings, it is no doubt one of the most vibrant colorful galleries you’ll find anywhere. Regardless of the medium or the subject matter, every painting large or small is a dramatization of color, texture, and dimension.Christiane loves to go deeper into the world of color. Her ability as a colorist allows her to see color not usually perceived by the untrained eye. She feels that color has a strong effect on our minds. Whether it has an uplifting and positive influence, or a serene relaxing affect, color can have a powerful impact on all of us.While Christiane’s paintings reflect a free and spontaneous style, her strong technical background and attention to composition allow her to do this in a very innovative way. Her ability to emphasize color and light in a painting may initially attract your attention, but it is her ability to capture the soul of whatever subject she paints that will draw you into the painting, leaving you with a glimpse of the emotional intensity that goes into each of her paintings.Born and raised in Belgium, Christiane began painting at the age of 8. This was no surprise since her father was a painter, and her family surrounded her with other forms of art such as music, antiques, and literature. Her grandfather was a chef, so presentation was also an important artistic element to this family.After studying architecture in Brussels, Christiane began a career as a designer, but she also continued her studies in oil and watercolor at the Academy of [...]

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