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Artist Debbie Poynter


An example of fine art by Debbie Poynter

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  • FASO Artist Website: http://www.debbpoynter.com

  • Year Born: N/A

  • Price Range: $65.00 - $650.00
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Biography


Originally from South Texas, I had a 15 year career In the hotel industry, where I met my husband.  The first 20 years of our marriage we lived in the three states in the U.S., three Caribbean islands, Bermuda, Moscow, and London, UK.. Unfortunately, due to work permit restrictions I was not allowed to work in the majority of these countries so my rewards came from working with charitable groups and fundraising to assist local people in need.  
 
My career in art began when I befriended an English artist while living in Barbados. She made it interesting, fun and was so encouraging that I was hooked from the beginning.   Today art is my passion and she remains my mentor and dear friend. Our next port of call was in London, England where I immediately enrolled in the Putney School of Art and Design. After five years of life drawing, mixed media and art history, I experienced my first joint exhibition and earned my Diploma in Art.  
 
After twenty plus years as an artist, I am drawn to color, light and movement in art.  I graduated  in mixed media using a range of materials such as metal, acrylics, kinetics combined with screen printing for versatility towards expression energy and movement in art. In 2014,  I returned to South Carolina and began to explore Pastels.   I am drawn to the vibrant rich color that the pure pigment provides. Having worked in mixed media I appreciate the adaptability it offers from the ability to add texture that captures the intensity and power of a crashing wave to providing the softness of a calm atmospheric mist in an early morning forest or the glow of a beautiful sunset at the end of a day. 
Art is about a lifetime of continuous learning and experimenting. [...]

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