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A studio named for the common bonds we all share (LGBTQA+ Family) (Hearts) (Art).

Made by people who have not always felt welcome as artists and collaborators.

This studio is about who gets to occupy space and whose comfort and catharsis are attended to.

In the art world , Kinheart’s efforts are to create an invitation to join in and in doing so,
 create a safer, more buoying place.

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Kinheart Studio

Tall Muir Woods Trail
Tall Muir Woods Trail

Kinheart in New Bohemia

Be well and stay in touch. In the  studio Monday, Wednesday and Friday 11-4pm.or by appointment.  To check with me and schedule an appointment, text or call 319-536-4140.

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Land /Scape Exhibit Cedar Rapids Museum of Art

Through my artwork, I aspire to craft sanctuaries of renewal, spirit, warmth, and awareness—a nod to a profound power beyond ourselves. While my work may seem representational as a single image, it weaves a tapestry of diverse images, experiences, and ideas. Utilizing my photographs and various post-processing software, my current work style blends the knowledge and experience of traditional wet darkroom techniques with the evolving world of digital photography and design graphics.

Deb studied at The American University in Washington, D.C. with artists; painters Alan Feltus, Ron Haynie and printmakers Katya Oxman and Marjorie Hirano. Her thesis advisor, Luciano Penay.

Formerly a studio resident of Columbia Pike Artist Studios, Arlington, Virginia and a member of Del Ray Artisans, Alexandria, Virginia.

Founding Artist and Artistic Associate of 1st Stage Theatre.

Deb Crerie

Land /Scape Exhibit Cedar Rapids Museum of Art