National Museum of Women in the Arts
Iren Schio
March 08 1952 - present
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Photograph of Iren Schio, courtesy of the artist
Place of Birth:
Zurich
Nationality:
American, Swiss
Phonetic Spelling:
eye-REEN SKEE-oh
Minority status:
White non-Hispanic
Work Type/Media:
Books and manuscripts, Drawings and prints, Painting, Sculpture
Artistic Role(s):
Book Artist, Mixed Media Artist , Painter, Printmaker, Sculptor, Visual Poet
Style:
Assemblage , Other
Artist's Statement:
I am interested in creating visual poetry. The visual act of assembling the found objects is important to me. I play, work, and turn them, until the whole means more than the sum of the parts.

Statement courtesy of Iren Schio

Other Occupation(s):
Teacher
Place(s) of Residence:
Abiqui�
Place(s) of Activity:
Santa Fe
Abiqui�
Where Trained/Schools:
Kunstgewerbeschule, Zurich, Switzerland (1968-1970)
Related Visual Artists:
wife of Ralph Leon
Fellowships, grants and awards:
none
Earliest exhibition:
Somerset Art Association, Bernardsville, NJ, USA (1976)
Artist retrospective(s):
none
The Caduceus, 1997
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The Caduceus
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