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Destry Shannon Sparks
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"My website is www.DestrySparks.com but I update content much more often on facebook."
Jan 17, 2012
Destry Shannon Sparks posted a status
"Feel free to get in touch with me by email: destry3334me@hotmail.com and/or on facebook (where I spend most of my online time)."
Jan 17, 2012
Destry Shannon Sparks commented on Harry Spitz's photo
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Tarnished metal leaf waves

"Wonderful work Harry.  The color choices here act to accentuate the different characteristics of the diverse materials masterfully.  Keep up the great work in the studio!"
Oct 25, 2011
Destry Shannon Sparks posted a status
"My show at St. Thomas University in Miami Gardens, FL has been a blast! It closes mid-January, 2012. Seventeen mixed media paintings!"
Oct 24, 2011
Destry Shannon Sparks commented on John C. Kuchera's photo
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Hans Wolf at the SEED NEW JERSEY

"Now I've put the artist with the memory!  This is the photo that stood out to me.  Great to meet you Hans."
Apr 9, 2011
Destry Shannon Sparks is attending John C. Kuchera's event
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Destry Sparks Solo Art Show. at The NAAS Gallery

April 2, 2011 from 4pm to 6pm
Please Welcome Destry to NYC. April 2nd.In the words of Destry Sparks:I am a contemporary mixed media painter & curator. "I attach worn objects to burlap, wood pallets and window screens to create a particularly visceral surface atypical of the traditional flat plane."    The objects are usually 50/50 natural (dried plants, parched white bones, etc) & manufactured (small rusted mechanical parts, colorful plastic bottle caps, etc).    I enjoy working with other innovative artists to…See More
Mar 21, 2011
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Mar 15, 2011
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"Mysticism and Mortality Mixed Media on Window Screen 2010"
Feb 28, 2011
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Feb 28, 2011
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Jan 26, 2011
Destry Shannon Sparks commented on John C. Kuchera's photo
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Hans Wolf at the SEED NEW JERSEY

"It is interesting that the paintings are hung so high.  I like the effect that creates.  It's almost like the paintings become similar to billboards which demand your attention.  Their large size helps this approach to work I…"
Jan 21, 2011
Destry Shannon Sparks commented on John C. Kuchera's photo
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John Kuchera007

"I love it!  Mysterious & haunting in a way.  The way you have integrated the background into the figure is wonderful."
Jan 21, 2011

Visit www.destrysparks.com for a link to my facebook page. I network with nearly 5,000 art professional there.

I'm a contemporary mixed media painter & curator.  I attach worn objects to burlap to create a particularly visceral surface atypical of the traditional flat plane.  The objects are usually 50/50 natural (dried plants, parched white bones, etc) & manufactured (small rusted mechanical parts, colorful plastic bottle caps, etc).    I enjoy working with other innovative artists to organize cohesive group shows in different cities to create new interest in our work.

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At 9:04am on March 21, 2011, Dave Back said…

I enjoy your work! Our art has similar elements, has seen only a handful of folks taking this path.

Enjoy the day, Dave 

At 1:36pm on January 26, 2011, Erin Leigh Dinan said…

Hi Destry,

That's wonderful to hear about your shows! Yes, please keep in touch and I hope to meet you when you and your wife make it out here.

Thank you for the nice words about my photos...I'm tryin! :)

Take care and be in touch,

Erin

At 1:14pm on January 21, 2011, John C. Kuchera said…
Welcome to NYC, Your art show will be great and full of enjoyment.
 
 
 

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