Sara De Christopher

Sara De Christopher is an American painter and abstract expressionist from Los Angeles, USA. She has worked in the US and Europe for over 30 years. In addition, she is a skilled designer. She is an art graduate of California State University, Los Angeles.

Sara De Christopher works with mixed media. She is known for painting and drawing with various techniques such as acrylic, oil and collage. The primary elements of her art are colors, shape and texture. She is particularly interested in texture with materials such as wood and jute, and in building up the image surface on the canvas.

A distinctive feature of her art is that the work reveals itself gradually and continuously. She makes the viewer experience that you are never done searching when new revelations happens. Each viewer will reveal something new with their subjective gaze.

She prefers to work in large formats and preferably in monumental formats. The bigger, the better. The works by De Christopher on display at Art Gallery Linn are in small and medium formats. Her varied painting styles and tactile values make her artistry interesting for Art Gallery Linn. She has exhibited at many solo and group exhibitions in galleries in the US and Europe, including in France, Germany and Spain.

Sara De Christopher is inspired by i.a. American Expressionism in the 1940s and 50s. For her, the works of Jackson Pollack and Willem de Kooning are very inspiring, in addition to impulses from Pablo Picasso and Jean Dubuffet.