EWA JÖNSSON HÖRTNAGL studied painting, graphics and photography at the Academy of Applied Arts in Vienna. Prize of the City of Vienna for best diploma thesis. Studied painting with Prof. Oswald Oberhuber. 1976-92, worked as Graphic designer and Art director.

Ewa lives in Helsingborg/Sweden and in Tyrol/Austria. She works as a painter, graphic artist, designer and with assignments for decorations of the public space. Her works has been shown at many international exhibitions and art fairs. With her works, she is represented through public procurement in numerous cities and regions in Scandinavia and Austria. Around 70 individual and collective exhibitions in museums, Art Halls and private art galleries in Scandinavia and abroad.

Ewa also works for theater and film for the design of sets and costumes.

Phone: +46(0)708 925 461

”Ewa Jönsson Hörtnagl is an artist whose austere paintings are reminiscent of fragments of huge building structures, or memorial palaces built from assorted experiences. To look at them is like running on a treasure of abandoned debris in the forest, though shaped by thought rather than by chance and transience.” (Johanna Gredfors Ottesen, HD)

"A formally tight and romantically vibrant painting - large canvases of often monochrome almost musical character, ambiguous as if they were states of mind, uniquely beautiful, sensual but unbound…" (Rolf Haglund)


 ”Reports”, 2018-21 (Oil and acryl and metal applications)