Christine Peloquin

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All the pieces begin with fabric and paper collage arranged, sewn and adhered to wood panels. The collages consist of any of the following; antique cloths, contemporary fabrics, antique dictionary pages, old children’s school books, atlases, architectural plans, wallpaper, tablecloths, napkins, lace, buttons, flowers, leaves and any variety of papers and 2D found objects. Over the collages, the drawings are done in charcoal and the work is painted with acrylics and mediums.

“The joy in this process of collaging, drawing and painting is the instinctual choices of rendering and harmonizing what I will cover up and what I will leave to be revealed.”

"I believe that we are spiritual beings having a human experience, and that underneath each personality is a collective story and life energy- the soul.  I try to mimic these layers of personality, story, energy and spirit with layers of drawing, painting and collage.. My faces and figures are not about portraiture in the sense of capturing a likeness. They are about capturing an essence."

“My intention is to weave an autobiographical tapestry invoking and addressing universal issues such as philosophy, spirituality, sexuality, motherhood and self-awareness.  Most of the titles come from appropriate words found in the collage. I believe that art and life are always about becoming more conscious, more aware, and more of yourself. For me, this includes life as an artist, a woman and a mother.”

“I have been proud to call myself an artist since the age of three and have been selling my work for well over 20 years. I am so grateful for all the people who have collected my work through the years. I am continually amazed and thrilled when I think about my work hanging in so many homes. They are testaments to the power of art that the creative life that brings me so much joy continues to ripple through the world making people feel happy.” 

Christine lives and works in Mount Dora.