Henry Von Genk
Atlantic Beach, Florida
Henry Von Genk, III, was born and raised in Jacksonville, Florida and resides with his family in Jacksonville Beach. Henry has been an accomplished artist for twenty-four years. He is a self-taught artist who has mastered a realistic style of landscape painting. Working in oils, Henry uses a unique glazing and shadowing technique to bring richness and depth to his paintings. His love for the waterways and salt marshes of the Southeast coastline is evident in all his paintings. They portray the play of sunlight on the natural beauty, and are generally devoid of man made intrusions. He portrays his home state, Florida, and the Southeast coastline as it was, and as it should be. Henry’s paintings place you there, warm the heart and stimulate the feelings we all get when actually viewing these beautiful vistas. Henry has had many one-man art shows and has donated paintings for select charity fundraisers. His works are owned by private collectors across the country as well as internationally and include many well known celebrities and major corporations.