German-born artist shares her story of overcoming the trauma of World War II and the obstacles in her path by finding purpose in passion for art
Brigitte Brüggemann announces the publication of ‘Growing Wings’
SANTA FE, New Mexico, February 1, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Brigitte Brüggemann’s memoir “Growing Wings: A Story of Becoming” (published by Archway Publishing) shares a poetic account of the author’s life as a native of Germany and a child during World War II, following his passion for art and calling to become an artist. She follows her spiritual path and her goal, getting lost in detours sometimes with doubts and sorrows, but finds signposts here and there to show the way.
In the book, the author first shares his sometimes traumatic experience and perspective as a child during and after World War II, overcoming a dysfunctional family life. After living in Paris, London and the Caribbeanshe came United States, became an art student and art teacher, defying the “starving artist” myth by becoming a successful artist. Talking about her paintings and her process, Brüggemann explains how she wants to bring joy and light with brilliant colors and abstract shapes into people’s living rooms. The book includes color images of his painting and poetry to show the relevance between art and life.
“With my stories, I want to show everything that is possible despite what one might have said was the impossible dream”, says Brüggemann. “I want to inspire people to follow ‘their happiness’.”
“Growing Wings” is available to purchase online at the Archway link above, from Barnes & Noble and on Amazon at: https://www.amazon.com/Growing-Wings-Becoming-Brigitte-Brggemann/dp/1665709499.
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Hardcover | 8.5 x 8.5 inches | 178 pages | ISBN 9781665709491
Soft cover | 8.5 x 8.5 inches | 178 pages | ISBN 9781665709507
Available on Amazon and Barnes & Noble
About the Author
Brigitte Brüggemann, painter living in New Mexicowas born during World War II in Germany. Her childhood memories of war, bombing, destruction, the trauma of family dysfunction and poverty deeply affected her psyche but contributed to who she is today, still searching for peace. and light. Her love for art is her guiding light in her search for her spiritual and personal identity, leading her to become a successful painter. His art nourishes the soul and uplifts the spirit. Brüggemann lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico. More information is available online at: http://www.brigittebruggemann.com.
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