AUSTRIA     Renate Merzinger-Pleban    

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1.Black Trees, 2017 acrylic on paper 65x50 cm. Euro 600.00

2.Fields, 2008 Acrylic on paper 84x59 cm. Euro 650.00

3.Hidden Houses, 2017 pencil on paper 40x30 cm. Euro 350.00

4.Inclined Trees, 2017 acrylic on paper 70x50 cm. Euro 600.00

5.Moon over the Hill, 2017 pencil on paper 40x30 cm. Euro 350.00

6.Nocturnal Garden, 2017 pencil on paper 40x30 cm. Euro 350.00

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Rising Moon, 2018 pencil on paper 40x30 cm. Euro 350.00
 

8.Stormy weather, 2017 acrylic on paper 65x50 cm. Euro 600.00

9.Stranded, 2000 pencil on paper 59.4x42 cm. Euro 450.00

10.Sun between houses, 2017 acrylic on paper 64.8x49.8 cm. Euro 600.00

11.Trees and Sun, 2016 Acrylic on Paper 70x50 cm. Euro 600.00

12.Winter night, 2016 oil chalk on paper 50x38 cm. Euro 400.00

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Education:
 "University of Applied Arts" (Vienna)

Member of:
 "IG Bildende Kunst" (Vienna)
 "Landesverband der NÖ Kunstvereine" (Lower Austria)
 "Kulturvernetzung NÖ" (Lower Austria)
 "Artists in the World" (Rome)
Founder Member of: "Verein für Kunst und Kultur" (Lower Austria)

12 years freelancer in:
 "Portfolio Kunst AG" (Vienna)
 "Artware AG" (Vienna)

Publisher:
 since 1999: www.merzinger-pleban-verlag.at

Exhibitions among others:
 "Metropole Museum", Tokyo (Japan)
 "Documentation Center of Modern Art" (solo exhibition), St. Pölten (Lower Austria)
 "IG Bildende Kunst", Vienna (Austria)
 "Artotheque" - work on display (mini solo exhibition)
 "Verein für Kunst und Kultur" (solo exhibition), Eichgraben (Lower Austria)
 "Portfolio Kunst AG" (solo exhibition), Vienna (Austria)

2015:
 "Marziart - Internat. Gallery" (mini solo exhibition), Hamburg (Germany)
 "Artoteque" - work on display (mini solo exhibiton)
 "IG Bildende Kunst", Vienna (Austria)
 "Fassbender Bewerb - pencil drawings", Brühl (Germany)
 "Kunstraum Super", Vienna (Austria)

2016:
 "ArtExpo April Rome", Galleria Domus Romana, Rome (Italy)
 "Stadtgalerie Purkersdorf" (solo exhibition), city near Vienna (Austria)
 "Fassbender Bewerb - pencil drawings", Brühl (Germany)
 "ArtExpo Autumn Rome", Galleria Domus Romana, Rome (Italy)

2017:
 „Biennale Internazionale Peschiera del Garda“, Caserma dell´Artiglieria, Peschiera (Italy)
 „2nd Bienal de Arte Barcelona“, MEAM Museum, Gomis Palace, Barcelona (Spain)
 „International Award Francisco Goya“, Gran Teatro del Liceu, Barcelona (Spain)
 „Art in Lisbon 2017“, Atelier Natália Gromicho Art Gallery, Lisbon (Portugal)
 „International Award Caravaggio“, Bramante Palace, Rome (Italy)
 „Premio Internazionale Arte Milano“, Teatro Dal Verme, Milan (Italy)
 „I Segnalati“, Art Gallery: InArte Werkkunst, Berlin (Germany)
 „International Biennial of Contemporary Art“, Museum Francesco Gonzaga, Mantua (Italy)

2018:
 „Art Expo Winter Rome“, Galleria Domus Romana, Rome (Italy)
 „2nd International Prize Leonardo da Vinci“, Borghese Palace, Florence (Italy)
 „New York International Art Expo“ - Spoleto Arte by Vittorio Sgarbi,
Michelangelo Hotel, New York (USA)
 „Biennale delle Nazioni“, Scuola Grande della Misericordia, Venice (Italy)
 „International Prize of Nations - Tribute to Tiziano“, Scuola Grande della Misericordia, Venice (Italy)
 „4 media art biennial 2018“, Art Addiction Media Museum, London (GB)
 „Power of Art“, Art Gallery Adriana, Vienna (Austria)
 „Spoleto Arte 2018“ by Vittorio Sgarbi, Palazzo Leti Sansi, Spoleto (Italy)
 „Great Italian Art in London“ (Video Display), Crypt Gallery, London (GB)
 „I Segnalati“ Palazzo Velli, Rome (Italy)
 „Malerei und Figuration“, Galerie Achtzig, Berlin (Germany), participation 4 works
 „Spoleto Arte incontra Venezia“ by Vittorio Sgarbi
Scuola Grande San Teodoro, Venice (Italy) participation 2 works
* „International Prize Caravaggio“, Litta Theatre, Milan (Italy)
* „Miami meets Milano“, Victor Hotel, Miami (USA), in conjunction with Art Basel

Austria-Forum:
http://austria-forum.org/af/Community/Zeitgen%C3%B6ssische_Bildende_Kunst/Merzinger-Pleban%2C_Renate
Kulturvernetzung NÖ:
http://www.kulturvernetzung.at/de/renate-merzinger-pleban/?highlight=true&unique=1483743782
Artists in the world:
http://www.artintheworld.net/drupal/category/artists/painters/merzinger-pleban-renate
Artoteque (work on display):
http://www.artoteque.com/artotech/artONdisplay3/Renate-Merzinger-Pleban/Merzinger-Pleban.htm
Galleria Domus Romana:
https://www.domus-romana.it/artista/renatemerzingerpleban
4 media art biennial 2018:
http://www.artaddiction.net/media_biennial4/Renate-Merzinger-Pleban/Renate-Merzinger-Pleban.htm
Verlag Merzinger-Pleban:
http://www.merzinger-pleban-verlag.at/index.html
 

 

Lines and strokes by pencil or brush produce form, space, motion. They give clear significance by strength and color and equally by letting blank the paper. Every stimulation comes from outside. As an answer to this drawings and paintings create the world outside new.

It's a matter of arguing with the world around me. I have to find my position and – possibly – get echo. In my work I reduce nature to landscape. So it becomes concrete, (maybe harmless?) and a place of desire, where emotion and thought may find a place to stay a while.

Landscape is everywhere, there doesn't exist no landscape. You only may fade it in favor to something subjectively important and interesting. For me landscape is a synonym for nature and nature a synonym for indifference. Since ever nature makes me feel committed/abandoned because of it's capriciousness and fascinated because of it's beauty.

Concerning the approach to humans there is a diversity of sensual and intellectual possibilities at my disposal. So I don't „need “the medium of artistic creation. Therefore humans seldom are topic in my work.

Face to face with nature for me there only remains the possibility of representation of my highly personal sight of landscapes - always without contradiction: nature doesn't reply.
I put myself against this indifference, make lines and strokes, drawing I leave traces, preferring dark ones on a light base (paper), but also cultured ones.