Inger Jirby was active/lived in New Mexico. Inger Jirby is known for modernist-leaning landscape.
Biography Inger Jirby
Inger Jirby Interview (1994)
Copyright by Jessie Benton Evans
Jessie Benton Evans: When you go out in nature, what triggers your artistic vision?
Inger Jirby: An absolute emotional response beyond words. I'm overwhelmed by the beauty and moods of a church, or the small Rio Grande Gorge village of Pilar. Driving from Santa Fe to Taos, the opening of the Gorge takes my breath away. Shapes, colors, moods astound me because they're so gorgeous. Before they are analyzed, they create a feeling. It's complex. Picked apart, they become rock formations, glitters in the river. To analyze in advance cuts off the creative process.
Evans: What do you love most about nature?
Jirby: Nature has so many facets. I like things
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