Squeak Carnwath Visiting Artist in Painting and Drawing
Oct 10, 2019
Visual Arts Building, E125
107 River Street, Iowa City, IA 52246
Squeak Carnwath draws upon the philosophical and mundane experiences of daily life in her paintings and prints, which can be identified by lush fields of color combined with text, patterns, and identifiable images. She has received numerous awards including the Society for the Encouragement of Contemporary Art (SECA) Award from San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, two Individual Artist Fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, a Guggenheim Fellowship, the Award for Individual Artists from the Flintridge Foundation, and the Lee Krasner Lifetime Achievement Award from the Pollock-Krasner Foundation. Carnwath is Professor Emerita at the University of California, Berkeley. She is a founding member and current president of the Artists’ Legacy Foundation. She lives and works in Oakland, CA.
New Narrative, 2018, oil and alkyd on canvas over panel, 70 x 60 in. Photo credit: M. Lee Fatherree
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