Irys Schenker




Irys Schenker is an American artist who lives and works in Berkeley, California.

Her current series of large drawings/paintings on paper, “Les Femmes de la Rive Gauche,” are imaginative portraits of expatriate and French women artists and writers working in Paris in the early 20th Century; a feminist project of unearthing major figures of the avant-garde.


Irys Schenker graduated from the San Francisco Art Institute and received a Master of Fine Arts from the School of Visual Arts (SVA) in NYC in 1999.