“Ideas and visions constitute the basis for my abstract two and three-dimensional artworks. Building my abstracted oil panels, I create intricate textures by building with many layers of color beneath the final surface. Optical and haptic impressions are connected with transformations of previous paintings.”
Austrian artist, living in Vienna, Renate Polzer, aka Erpe, studied Painting and Etching with Gunter Damisch, International Academy of Fine Arts, Salzburg, and M.E. Prigge, European Academy of Fine Arts, Trier (Ger) and holds a Diploma History of Art, Karl-Franzens-University Graz. In 2002, she received the Art Award for Graphic Art (Catalog: Dr. Walter Koschatzky). Renate has had solo exhibits and participated in group shows in galleries and cultural centers in Austria, Germany, Croatia, Czech Republic, Poland, Romania, Italy, France, Spain, Japan, South Korea, Kuba and Seychelles.
Renate has artwork in public and private collections and in public spaces worldwide. In 2020, she rececived The Golden Order of Merit of the Republic of Austria.
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