RENATE POLZER - ERPE
Born 1947 in Bruck a.d.Mur, Austria, Renate Polzer was working 20 years as a free lance artist and organizor of cultural events in southern Styria. She studied History of Arts on the Karl-Franzens University in Graz and published her diploma thesis as a book „Horst Reichle, Maler und Graphiker“, Biberacher Verlagsdruckerei.
Erpe started her studies of painting and etching at the International Summeracademy of Arts in Salzburg with Gunter Damisch, and at the European Academy of Fine Arts in Trier with M.E.Prigge.
2002 she received the AWARD FOR GRAPHIC ART of her hometown Bruck a.d.Mur with catalogue (preface Dr. Walter Koschatzky, former director of the Museum ALBERTINA in Vienna).
Since 2005 she moved to Vienna and opened her Studio ERPE.
The artist was invited to exhibitions in museums, galleries and cultural centres in Austria, Germany, Croatia, Slovenia, Chech Republic, Poland, Italy, France, Spain, Japan, Korea, Argentinia, in Cuba and the Seychelles.
You can find her artwork in open and private collections and in public spaces worldwide.