Iris Kovalio was born in Tel Aviv, Israel. She earned an MFA in painting from the University of Pennsylvania in 1990, where she studied with Neil Welliver.
Iris Kovalio presented her works in one-person shows at the Jerusalem Israel Museum and at the Herzlia Museum and other galleries.
She teaches painting at art schools in Israel and she specializes in Watercolors.
About her art:
Iris Kovalio's paintings from nature are comparable to meditation with open eyes: a continuous exercise of pure, non-reflective observation, of looking at a house, tree, mountain, trail, with no conceptual prejudgment.
Here,color and shape are chosen through immediate intuition, through the experience of the open space's composition, and through...