(1911 - 1992)
Irene Gayas Jungwirth was active/lived in Michigan. Irene Jungwirth is known for figure, genre painting.
Biography Irene Jungwirth
Irene Gayas Jungwirth (1911-1992)
Irene was a prolific and self-taught artist, painting with hand-ground colors with egg tempera on Masonite or canvas. She was an outspoken woman, using imagination, religious beliefs, emotions, and everyday encounters with others to give meaning to her paintings. Featured in many of her paintings, she was fascinated by the beauty of the human figure. Her paintings reflect her philosophies. Symbolism was used frequently, and many of her paintings were mystical or prophetic. "A person paints what they are, emotionally, temperamentally, physically and philosophically."(IGJ). She painted many religious paintings and designed stained glass windows for several chu
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