elcome to the Atelier Enko Virtual Gallery. Enko
is a New England based artist originally from Banjaluka, Bosnia. His paintings contrast
the beauty of his homeland against powerful and moving images of the war which has ravaged
Violent reds, shimmering blues, horrified faces all scream of the ruins of
war. But the staggering remains of pain and loss and the hard-fought visions of hope exist
in more than images on canvas
they live in the artist." Boston
Globe January 17, 1999.
Representations of the suffering in his
homeland are however only part of the portfolio of this passionate immigrant artist, whose
work also includes vibrant landscapes, haunting seascapes and atmospheric skylines.
"Pittsburgh in the Morning is a mystical blue cityscape of downtown through the fog
at the other side of the Monongahela River." New Hampshire Sunday
News January 17, 1999.
In addition to being a prolific painter
Enko has written a compelling book The Unfinished Circle. Inspired by the
extraordinary painting of the same name, it recounts the story of his familys
struggle for survival in the midst of war.