Iowa Heritage Digital Collections
State Library of Iowa

Invernedero #2

Invernedero #2

Title

Invernedero #2

Description

Gretchen Caracas is a graduate of the University of Colorado and studied at the Brooklyn Museum School and the Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna, Austria. An adjunct faculty member at the University of Iowa School of Art and Art History from 1973 through 1992, Gretchen has been featured in numerous group and solo exhibitions throughout the United States, Spain, and Italy.
Her subject is the landscape of her two homes-one in Ibiza, Spain and the other in Iowa City. While some of her paintings depict urban scenes, many represent garden-like interiors. She often combines elements from her studio with fruits, vegetables, household objects, and, on occasion, animals to form still life vignettes. Whether inspired by Spain or Iowa City, the paintings communicate Caracas's intimate familiarity with and emotional attachment to her environment.

Creator

Caracas, Gretchen

Publisher

University of Iowa. School of Art and Art History

Date

2005-12-16

Rights

Digital collection © The University of Iowa. All works are copyright the individual artist.

Relation

The Daily Palette Digital Collection
Visual Arts
http://dailypalette.uiowa.edu/?artwork=728

Format

52
58
acrylic paint; canvas

Type

Still image
Acrylic paintings (Visual works); Acrylic painting (Technique)

Identifier

12162005.jpg
183409339
http://128.255.22.135/cdm/ref/collection/dp/id/1239