Connie Zehr is active/lives in Illinois. Connie Zehr is known for sculptor-installation, conceptual.
Biography Connie Zehr
Connie Zehr is a conceptual, installation artist and professor, since 1982, at the Center for the Arts at Claremont Graduate University in California. Her basic medium is sandsand of different colors and types collected from various locations. She pours the sand on gallery floors, forming, among other things, cones that seem directly analogous to the female breast.
Zehr came from a mixed religious background; her father's family was Amish, her mother Catholic. She grew up in small Ohio town, but the family moved often. As a child, Zehr lived in India for two years while her father served as an agricultural advisor in Delhi. She had an experience of art there, drawing the landscape and town with an American woman who was a commercial
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