Hilde DeBruyne, Cumming, IA
Luce Line – Pedestrian Bridge
Media: Painted Metal Sale Price: $18,000
Hilde DeBruyne is a Belgian-American artist living in Cumming, Iowa. She is a sculptor and designer in clay, metal and bronze. Her work has been exhibited internationally and is included in public and private collections.
Her artwork in metal is contemporary in style, often abstracted and organic in nature. She usually works around a certain theme and explores this theme throughout a series of works. One of them is the “Metamorphosis” series where she explores the stages of the butterfly and in particular the struggle of the butterfly to emerge out of the cocoon.
She uses mild steel, corten steel or aluminum and usually enriches the work with the use of bold, attractive colors. Overall her artwork has an energetic, warm and welcoming feel to it. She works with a team of fabricators to bring about contemporary, durable works of art, created with interesting detail and craftsmanship.