Joan Snyder

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Birthday
16, 1940
Birthplace
New York
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
16, 1940 (age 78)
Birthplace
New York

About

Abstract painter whose colorful, textured, politically themed pieces were exhibited at the Neuberger Museum. Her 30 paintings from the 2005 exhibit "Joan Snyder: A Painting Survey, 1969-2005" focused on the Holocaust and AIDS.

Before Fame

She attended Rutgers University and Douglass College.

Trivia

She was the recipient of both a MacArthur Fellowship and a Guggenheim Fellowship for her artistic work.

Family Life

She married Larry Fink in 1969 and gave birth to a daughter, Molly, in 1979. Following her divorce from Fink, she had a relationship with Maggie Cammer.

Associated With

She was influenced by Pablo Picasso.

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