Birgit’s energetic works show a lush world, where nature is in constant celebration. Verdant gardens, and imaginary spaces become synonym for vulnerability and sanctuaries.
She employs a myriad of media, including encaustic, oil, acrylic, encaustic monotype and even throwing and painting ceramics.
She has exhibited nationally and internationally and is represented in Germany, The Netherlands, and in the US.
Birgit won multiple awards nationwide.
Her work was selected for Studio Visit Magazine, winter edition 2013, spring edition 2017, for the Palm Award, Germany (Certificate of Excellence), 2015, Saatchi Collections "New This Week", April 2014, January 2018 & 2020 ” Inspired by Cy Twombly” April 2018, “Inspired by Jackson Pollock” Jan 2019, The Other Art Fair, Brooklyn, NY, Nov 2017 and May 2018/19, and The Other Art Fair Chicago, IL, September 2018 and May 2019.
In February 2017, she attended a month-long residency at The Studios of Key West.
Her book "Enkaustik- Das Grundlagenbuch zur Wachsmalerei" was published April 2015 by Christopherus Verlag, Germany and translated into English in 2017, “How to create Encaustic Art- A guide to painting with wax”.
Huttemann-Holz lives and works in Detroit, USA.