Rising to the forefront of contemporary abstract printmaking in 2002, Heidi Koenig is influenced by the works of Matisse, Frankenthaler and Rothko. Largely inspired by travel, particularly locations such as Africa, South East Asia and the Himalayas, her vibrant prints visually reflects the colours, smells, sights and sounds of these visits.Recently, Koenig moved to South West England and set up a workshop in Exeter. Dartmoor and it’s craggy coastline is now her predominant inspiration. Awarded a first class degree at Brighton University, she also holds a Postgraduate Diploma of Fine Art Printmaking from the Slade School of Art. Koenig’s work has been in the Innocent Fine Art Gallery since December 2009. Koenig has staged a number of solo exhibitions over the past decade, including the CCA galleries in London, Oxford’s Inspires Gallery and at a number of venues in the South West including the Viewpoint Gallery at Plymouth College of Art and Brownston Gallery in Modbury in the South Hams. Koenig’s prints and paintings are sought after the world over and she has works in numerous private collections and corporate institutions in the UK, Europe and Japan.