Irina Neacsu, “Dog Rose”, 2020, watercolor and graphite.

Irina Neacsu

Irina Neacsu

Irina Neacsu is a painter, illustrator and teacher working in the Transylvania region of central Romania. Her work considers the interconnectivity between nature and humanity and the disruption caused by losing our connection to the natural world. During her residency at Denver Botanic Gardens, she seeks to create a body of work representative of her devotion to endemic flora, inspiring thoughtful care and consideration of the wild plant life surrounding us. 

 

About the Artist 

Irina Neacsu is a graduate from Ion Mincu University of Architecture and Urbanism in Bucharest, Romania, and a postgraduate from the Rome University of Fine Arts. She runs a private art school in Transylvania, Romania. She was awarded an art residency at the Oak Spring Garden Foundation and has exhibited at the Royal Horticultural Society Botanical Art and Photography Show in London. Her focus is on endemic wild flora and she is particularly interested in research projects that raise awareness of natural habitats. 

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