Dimensions: 35.5 x 35.5″
Media: intaglio, lithography, woodblock, digital print on paper
Squeak Carnwath is one of the most critically acclaimed contemporary women artists. Museum collections exhibiting her works include The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Berkely Art Museum, Brooklyn Museum, Kemper Art Museum, Oakland Museum of California, Palm Springs Desert Museum, Portland Art Museum,Yale University Art Gallery, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, San Jose Museum of Art, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and too many others to list here.
Carnwath’s work is known for its steam of consciousness style. She 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 and the Award for Individual Artists from the Flintridge Foundation.