Beth Ames Swartz
About the artist
Beth Ames Swartz has been practicing art attuned to fire and earth for more than 60 years. In 1959, her life and art transformed when she moved to Arizona from New York City: the desert became her mentor. She has read, exhibited, published, recorded, and filmed widely, and has enjoyed a lifetime of accolades for her work. She lives and works from her home studio in Arizona.
Beth Ames Swartz, Broken World: The wind scatters tears upon dust, 2022, acrylic on canvas, 36 x 48 in., Courtesy of the artist
Beth Ames Swartz, Broken World: Watch the flame blinkless and inscrutable, 2022, acrylic on silver foil covered paper, 26 x 34 in., Courtesy of the artist
Beth Ames Swartz, Israel Revisited, Ten Sites, Solomon's Pillars #3, 1980, fire, earth, acrylic, silver leaf and mixed-media on layered paper, 46 x 40 in., Courtesy of the artist