The Caves and Karst Art Contest by the European Speleological Federation FSE; winners announced on the 4th June 2022

Tummler, Birgitte


Born in Copenhagen, currently lives in Curitiba. She attended the Paraná School of Music and Fine Arts, was a speleologist, worked in archeology in Paraná; conservationist. She works strongly as a nature artist, portraying fauna and flora, as well as aspects of Brazilian and world indigenous and popular culture, seeking to use art as a way of raising awareness, preserving and enchanting the Earth’s natural values in various techniques, from acrylics to ballpoint pen, the latter highlighted. Over the years, she has made a dozen individual exhibitions and has participated in group exhibitions, some with a social and preservationist background, at national and international levels; she is member of the ABUN Group (Artists & Biologists Unite for Nature); she executed several illustrations, including those that are in the books “Memoirs of the Pathfinders of Parana Caves” and “Aventuras Passarinhas”.

‘’The Blue Lake Cave’’

Acrylics + Ballpoint pen, 61 x 45,5 cm, November 2020

Work carried out as part of the Tourist Management Plan for the cave, which is the main attraction and characteristic of Bonito in Mato Grosso do Sul.

‘’ Horsehoe bat in a Romanian Cave ‘’

Work carried out by the ABUN group ( Artists and Biologist Unite for Nature) for the project for the conservation of the horseshoe bat in caves in Romania, in the partnership with the Center for Bat Research and Conservation.