During the two alpine summers of 2021 and 2022, Deborah Kressebuch collected colored stones on the Gornergrat. Over the 5 months, a large circle of colors was created in both years. She ground these stones into pigment. She also found wafer-thin slabs of slate on the Gornergrat, which she used as the background for the picture. And she presented the panorama from the Gornergrat itself... read more here.
During an extremely intensive alp time as a temporary help on the Puzetta goat alp, Deborah Kressebuch created small fragmentary sketches on the long shepherd hikes. Later she processed the compact knowledge and actions of this Alp in further works and illustrations. More about this here.
The artist Deborah Kressebuch has devoted herself to the blue mountains for many years. For the first time she added a new element: withered grass and parts of plants, painted with pigments. This first encounter with self-made paint from pigments shaped her work from now on.
The alpine summers with the black-nose sheep on the Gornergrat were a great inspiration for Deborah Kressebuch. She was as fascinated by the structure of the long, curly wool as by the spiraling horns. For the exhibition in the Sala Segantini she drew a whole flock of sheep with 40 pictures. The series is still ongoing... read more here.
Inspired by travel, witnessing the mountains in their awe-inspiring appearance, observing the living and the natural moods, I discovered a way to honor the preciousness of our earth, our only source of life, by translating an indigenous tradition into a personal work of art transformed. More about this here.
The high alpine habitat had a significant impact on the artist. She spent a few years and especially winters in the highest regions of the Alps and experienced the wild snowy landscape up close as a snow kiter. She made her impressions accessible to the public in several exhibitions.