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Artist: Birgit Huttemann-Holz

About the Artist

Birgit Huttemann-Holz’s energetic works show a lush world where the celebration of nature is constant. Her lyrical abstractions reflect an intense relationship with the surrounding landscape, an intimate experience of wilderness that mirrors alluring and alarming aspects of herself. She has exhibited nationally and internationally and is represented in Germany, the Netherlands and the U.S. Huttemann-Holz has won multiple awards nationwide. Her work was selected for the online Saatchi Art Collections, New This Week, 2014-2022; The Other Art Fair, Brooklyn, New York, 2017-2019, and The Other Art Fair Chicago, Illinois, 2018, 2019, 2023. 

In February 2017, she attended a month-long residency at The Studios of Key West. In 2022, she was awarded the Female Lifetime Achievement Award, Art Comes Alive, ADC Fine Art Gallery in Cincinnati, Ohio. She was selected for the NG Art Creative Residency in Provence, France in 2023. Her book, Encaustic: Das Grundlagenbuch zur Wachsmalerei, was published in April 2015 by Christopherus Verlag, Germany, and later translated into English in 2017, How to Create Encaustic Art: A Guide to Painting with Wax. Huttemann-Holz is also a musician, singer-songwriter and producer. In December 2022, she released her first album, Darling Tonight, on all streaming platforms under her pseudonym brightstroke. Huttemann-Holz lives and works in Detroit, Michigan.

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About the Art

Lemon Night, an acrylic painting on a 30”x40” canvas, shows a person sitting outside stargazing, during a warm and balmy summer night. Sipping a drink complemented with lemon juice, and ice cubes clinking and tinkling in the glass, the person is overjoyed by being in the moment.

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