Eleanor Creekmore Dickinson is active/lives in California, Tennessee. Eleanor Dickinson is known for portraits and genre painting, religious themes, teaching.
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The following information, submitted December 2004, is from the artist.
For years I have been walking a tightrope dealing with unpopular and unlikely subjects, techniques, methods and feelings. Redefining drawing in the 1950's and '60's from small and personal to huge and involving time (48 feet high or drawn from a sky-writing airplane). Drawing completely unheroic forms (aging, obese figures) on a heroic scale. Drawing aging lovers showing the tenderness and love in the midst of disintegration. Drawing using shadows throughlucite, paper pulp alone, scrimshaw or rediscovering Old Master techniques and making my own bistre, sepia, pastels.
Since 1967 I have worked intensely with the Fundamentalist religiou
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