Penelope Caldwell - 2021Artist’s Statement:
The human figure and issues related to contemporary portraiture are central to my work. The portraits are large works on paper. In the fountain paintings, classical motifs of the glorification of violence and pleasure are explored.
Penelope Caldwell is an artist (and midwife) living and working in Portland, Oregon. She grew up in Ghana, Argentina and Brazil with roots in New York City.
In 2005, Penelope graduated from the San Francisco Art Institute with an MFA.
Born in New York
Lives and works in Portland, Oregon