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Category Archives: Women Artists
Amanda Sage is an American Artist living in Los Angeles and Vienna Austria. She grew up in Boulder Colorado and attended a school that allowed her to follow the arts early on and provided her with mentorships with established visionary … Continue reading
Leslie Shows is a local Bay Area artist whose paintings have titles like “ The Arrangement of Salts and Metals by Properties,” where she succeeds in melding elemental natural tones with moody pychedelic lightning and rainbow crystals. The vibrant colors … Continue reading
Magdalena Carmen Frieda Kahlo y Calderón de Rivera July 6, 1907 – July 13, 1954 Frida Kahlo has intrigued me since I was a child. She was the second female artist I recognized, after Georgia O’Keefe, when I saw … Continue reading
Leonora Carrington is a Mexican Surrealist Artist who was born in Britian in 1917 and died this year, 2011. She met artist Max Ernst in London and escaped the NAZI occupation of Paris she fled to Mexico City. She is … Continue reading
Remedios Varo was born in Spain. During the Spanish Civil War she escaped to Paris with her husband Benjamin Peret a Surrealist Poet. However she again escaped to live in Mexico as a politcal exile and she stayed there the … Continue reading
Georgia O’Keefe has always been my favorite artist because she and I share the same birthday. She captures the essences of those things that seem simple and pure, but are actually complex and common if you only change the way … Continue reading
Julia Morgan was one of the first women to graduate from University of California at Berkeley with a degree in civil engineering, the first to graduate with an architecture degree at the prestigious Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris and the first … Continue reading
Agnes Pelton was inspired by the New Mexico desert where she also joined a group of Taos artists called the Transcendental Painting group. Her works move toward abstraction of philosophical questions.
Jay DeFeo is a painter and photographer who lived in San Francisco during the Beat Generation. She is known for her painting “The Rose.” It is a large canvas that weights, over 1 ton! Its 8 x 11 feet and over … Continue reading
I admire this artist and first saw her work as Murals in the Santa Cruz Downtown Post Office. I am still trying to find her painting of a white horse near Pigeon Point CA.