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Deborah Butterfield

 (born 1949)
Deborah Kay Butterfield is active/lives in Montana, California.  Deborah Butterfield is known for abstract mixed-media horse sculpture.

Biography   Deborah Butterfield


Born in San Diego, California, on the day of the 75th running of the Kentucky Derby, Deborah Butterfield credits this event as determining her career as a modernist sculptor of horses.

Her work is a combination of abstraction and reality.  She uses found objects*, related to both horses and the discards of modern society, and applies these symbolic objects to armaments that are realistic shapes of horses' bodies.  The overall effect is of a large, strong, loveable animal, gentle and calm, and it is obvious from the gentle personality conveyed by the objects that she has a strong affinity and understanding of her subjects.

Butterfield received a Master of Fine Arts Degree from the University of California   ...  Displaying 750 of 9685 characters.

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