Items vary in price from $400 to $3500.
christina brinkman has worked as an artist all her life. she received her degree from Rochester Institute of Technology and has studied at the University of Rochester's Creative Workshop as well as others.
she began as a painter and printmaker, specializing in etchings and mixed media prints. widely exhibiting both nationally and regionally, she has participated in numerous individual and juried group shows winning many awards. her work is included in public, private and corporate collections.
in 1984, she published a series of die-cut cards which rapidly expanded and was published under the name of Parrett Paper. these unique cards were sold and distributed throughout the world in galleries, museums, and high end stationery stores.
her work has been selected by the Museum of Modern Art. in addition to two card designs, she has designed an umbrella and a mobile for them. she has done many designs, both in the fine arts area and in the graphic arts area for other museums, businesses and institutions.
upon the sale of her card company she has turned her sights back to the fine arts area. she is now concentrating in porcelain clay vessels and sculpture in clay
I am guided by touch
and engagement with the material.
Nature and organic form
help bring direction and orientation.
It tries to be sympathetic with the natural world.
It is usually white,
the absence of color,
the sum of all colors.
Without the distraction of color
one considers the outline,
the interior and exterior space,
the proportions and relationships of the form.
The shadows and space around
become an integral part of the work,
the light reflecting surfaces and edges,
the energy of what is and isn’t there.
I am never certain of its destination
it is often within
the boundaries of the vessel form.
tries to sneak in
and it wants to take over.