Betsy Enzensberger sculpts works that create a visceral longing and remembrance of the most nostalgic delights from childhood. The artist uses the familiarity of those sweet treats to help us remember the simplicity, value and culture of desserts so often associated with positivity and joy.
Betsy has become quite well known for her realistic, larger-than-life sculptures of dripping, frozen treats. Resin looks like candy. It appears delicious and sweet. The shiny exterior has a wet, melting quality. Her Melting series plays with the desires of everyone’s inner child. The lure of sweet, sticky popsicles artificially instills intense longing. The colorful confections practically beg to be rescued and consumed.
Enzensberger was born and raised in New York. She graduated from Tulane University in 2001 and is now a Los Angeles-based artist with a studio in Mar Vista. She has shown with galleries domestically in Los Angeles, Miami and New York, and internationally in Hong Kong, London, Stockholm, Hamburg and Byron Bay, Australia. You can find her sculptures in multiple public and private art collections.
Betsy Enzensberger is a Los Angeles-based pop artist with a studio in Mar Vista. Betsy has shown her resin sculptures with galleries domestically in Los Angeles, Miami, New York, and Des Moines and internationally in Hong Kong, Brussels, London, Stockholm, Hamburg, and Byron Bay, Australia. With the solo show in Hamburg in 2019 that sold out in 2 hours as well as being featured on Forbes twice
Betsy studied under master resin artist Eric Johnson, who created sculptures for some of the most famous resin artists. Together she has restored works from Craig Kauffman & Peter Alexander