Contributor: DeAnne Parks

DeAnne L Parks creates paintings, sculpture and installations that explore themes related to spirituality and human relationships, especially those of joy, hope and community. In speaking engagements and exhibitions, DeAnne encourages her audience to explore the intersection of creativity and faith. Through residencies, she helps people of all ages and abilities speak their truth while building community. Her paintings and sculptures are held in private and corporate collections. DeAnne’s work has been published in magazines, calendars and Bible studies and on book, CD and DVD covers. DeAnne lives in St Paul with her husband, a rescue mutt and far too many banjos.

Art Speaks

Finding Spiritual Beauty in Chaos

Artist DeAnne Parks brings scripture and spirituality to visual life through vivid images that enliven religious spaces throughout the Upper Midwest. She shared a selection of her works and insight into her creative process with Bearings. ~Ed. When I begin, I have no plan for the outcome. I create chaos on the canvas, turning it and letting the paint drip.... Read more