Squeak Carnwath holds an MFA from the California College of Arts and Crafts and is Professor Emeritus at the University of California. Her work is exhibited widely and is owned by major institutions such as the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and The Brooklyn Museum. In 2009, The Oakland Museum of California organized a large survey of her work. Her numerous awards include a Guggenheim and two NEA fellowships. Monographs on her work include Squeak Carnwath: Lists, Observations, & Counting (Chronicle Books), and Squeak Carnwath: Painting is no Ordinary Object (Oakland Museum of California).
Video from the 2009 exhibition “Squeak Carnwath: Painting Is No Ordinary Object” at the Oakland Museum of California.