Iva Morris is active/lives in New Mexico. Iva Morris is known for landscape, coastal view, graphics.
Biography Iva Morris
A painter of pastel landscapes, she is a resident of New Mexico, about sixty miles south of Albuquerque, and grew up in Maryland and West Virginia. She attended schools in Maryland including teachers college and then enrolled in the University of New Mexico, from where she graduated with a degree in art in 1981, having majored in printmaking.
For two years, she was part of an artist-in-residence program and also has had a successful business, Que Bestia Designs, which manufactures hand-pull toys and ornate boxes. She is married to Brian O'Connor, also a painter, and they have a son.
Her landscapes range from scenes near her home to ocean beach scenes. Her technique is to work the pastel in layers, toning with turpentine.