LIVES AND WORKS
LIVES AND WORKS
DATE OF BIRTH
Petronilla Hohenwarter, is an artist based in Germany. She graduated from the Academy of Social Pedagogy in Passau in 1986. From 1987-1997 she worked as a social worker in child, youth and adult education. She quit her main job and started private training in applied metapsychology in Munich. There she acquired a certification as a TIRA Instructor (Traumatic Incident Reduction) from 1995-1997. Art was calling her, and in 1997 she decided to embark on a private journey to Indonesia. Since childhood she was fascinated by abstract expressions of any kind.
Petronilla participated as a guest student temporarily from 1997-2000 at the Art Faculty of the University of Surakarta, and took various art courses such as free painting, ceramics, installation, and new media. At the same time, her first exhibitions took place in Germany and Indonesia.
In 1999, the Publishing Group (PNP) was the first public art collection to acquire her artworks. From 1997-2002, Petronilla attended selected classes with lectures in modern and free painting in Europe to expand her knowledge of contemporary art. From 1997-2003 she traveled increasingly to Southeast Asia. After receiving the debutant grant from the State Ministry of Art, Science & Culture in 2002, she participated in several international art symposia and residencies in Europe, Asia and the United States, by invitation only from galleries, art associations and foundations. In 2004 her art was awarded in Florence, Italy. In 2009-2014 Petronilla worked temporarily in Vienna, Austria, and in 2015 she received another official award. Since 1997 Petronilla has been professionally active as an artist. Her artwork is listed both nationally and internationally in public and private collections.
WHO I AM
Art is Divine. I AM Petronilla Hohenwarter, born 1965 in Germany. Art Study in Indonesia and Europe
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