Denise is drawn to the transient contrasts of shadow and light, and their special power to evoke mystery. What the shadows and light reveal inspire her: primal life forms, deep textures, glimpses of forgotten times, spiritual wonderment, our connection to each other and the natural world. These themes and interests are intuitive and are simply intrinsic expressions, her inner voice.

In her paintings, Denise uses watercolor, gesso, ink, acrylic, pencil, and a variety of materials to achieve a textured surface and other visual effects. Her digital collage incorporates manipulated found images and textures to achieve surreal, dream-like landscapes. Her work is mainly abstract and symbolic, and her compositions explore organic worlds, the spiritual, and remnants of the past.

Denise currently lives in the Detroit-area and holds a Bachelor of Fine Art in painting from Western Michigan University. She is the recipient of the Robert and Eleanor DeVries Art Award (1998, 1999, 2000), the Angie Gaymen Carmer Art Scholarship (1999), the Student Enrichment Grant Fund for Art (1998), and the WMU Permanent Art Collection Purchase Award (2000).

For more information, please visit:
- ARTcosm Facebook Page
- or contact her at denise.fleming(at)gmail(dot)com.

  • Joined: December 2012


Sale of "The Medulla Oblongata"

Thank you very much to the person who bought a print of “The Medulla Oblongata”. The buyer left this kind message on my RedBubble online storefront: / “I saw your work on the Inanna House website and loved it… I am dating someone with Lyme Disease who has it pretty bad. This collage really spoke to me. It reminds me that even though we often have little control over what …
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Visit My Work On These Other Sites...

Feel free to check out my work on these other sites: / Denise R Fleming Art and Photography / Art and photography by Denise R Fleming. All images are available for sale as signed professional prints. / Sublimation Pressworks / Sublimation Pressworks is an independent publisher and collective of artists that creates limited-edition artist books and trade paperbacks dedicated to literary erotica, m…
Posted about 6 years – 1 comments
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