Artist: Essenhigh, Inka (USA)
Title: Tree Painting, 2004
Artist Birth Date: 1969
Medium: Painting (oil on canvas)
Subject: Figurative allegory
Art Type: Original
Description: Surrealist & fairy tail depiction of a young woman by a fire with a Rembrandt like glow in an enchanted tree forrest painted in beautiful mutli shades of green with very deep perspective.
Dimensions Framed: 80 H x 72 W
Notes: Exhibited: 26 Biennale de Sao Paulo, Brazil, curated by Alfons Hug, Sep. 25 – Dec. 19, 2004, accompanying catalogue includes “Inka Essenhigh, United States, pages 106 -109. (Our illustration is missing because publishers lost our transparency) Exhibited: Salamanca, Spain, “Inka Essenhigh 1999 – 2005” with essay by Laura Hoptman titled “Inka Essenhigh’s Realism”, Jun. 24 – Sep. 11, 2005, Centro de Arte, publication by Foundation Salamanca Cuidad de Cultura, ours illustrated on page 39 and over-leaf a two page spread pages 40 & 41.
Exhibition: University of San Diego (USD), Exhibit Hall – Student Life Pavilion, Game Changer 2: Contemporary Painting and Sculpture from the Matthew & Iris Strauss Family Foundation (15 paintings, 5 sculptures). Feb. 6, 2014 – Mar. 1, 2014. Accompanied by brochure with forward by Professor Sally Yard & Director Derrick Cartwright.
Exhibited: CCAE 2015: Jan 8 – Feb 22, 2015, California Center for the Arts Escondido, Main Gallery Exhibition. “Contemporary Constructions” with emphasis on the German impact on Contemporary Art