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Joan Snyder is an American abstract painter. Joan Snyder was born in Highland Park, New Jersey in the year 1940.

Snyder attended Douglass College located in New Brunswick, New Jersey. She went on to postgraduate studies earning a M.F.A. from Rutgers University also located in New Brunswick.

When she began her career Snyder often used grid to explore abstraction.

Snyder has been the recipient of a MacArthur fellowship and a grant from the Natinoal Endowment for the Arts. Below she talks about the fellowship:

Snyder has been a past participant in the Venice Biennial.

Price range information: Works range from $10,000 to the low six figures.

In this clip we catch up with our friend James Kalm to view a show featuring the work of Joan Snyder:

The artist is part of many prominent collections including the Museum of Modern Art located in New York City and the Chicago Art Institute.

Snyder is based out of Woodstock and Brooklyn, New York. She is married to former judge Maggie Cammer.

The artist has a very unique style. My favorite works are those that include text with abstract shapes. Her use of color choices is also very unique.