Ewa Henner Artist


I want to express the full range of my emotional life and the awe I feel before the beauty of all of creation - both in nature around me and within me.

These lines by Goethe capture my journey of life :
'For a tree's branches to reach to heaven
its roots must reach to hell.'


  • Born in Warsaw, Poland in 1950
  • Emigrated to Sydney, Australia in 1958 with her parents and brother.
  • Gained first place in HSC (final matriculation exam in high school) for Art in 1969 in NSW
  • Graduated in Medicine (MB.,BS.) from Sydney University 1976
  • Studied full-time at East Sydney Technical College 1980-82 majoring in Painting - awarded the le Gay Brereton Prize for Drawing by Art gallery of NSW for best drawing by an art student NSW.
  • Ewa has worked as a doctor/psychotherapist since 1976 until present time 2014.
    She has 2 grown up children and lives with her husband in Sydney.
  • 3 Exhibitions of drawings (solo) , paintings (solo) and paintings (group ) at the Willoughby Workshop Arts Centre 1984- 7.
  • Finalist in the Portia Geach Portrait Prize 6 times.
  • Finalist in the Mosman Art Prize 2013.
  • 2012 Jewish Festival of Arts - Shir Madness Exhibition at the Bondi Pavillion, Bondi
  • 2014 solo exhibition at the Rocks, Hickson Road, Sydney
  • 2015 solo exhibition at The Incinerator Gallery, Willoughby
  • 2017 Art Hop - Artists Trail exhibition - 7 women artists exhibiting from personal studios in the Eastern Suburbs of Sydney
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