Works in the Collection
Syd Carpenter was born in Pittsburgh, PA in 1953 and earned an MFA from Tyler School of Art. Over the course of her career, she has been a guest artist at Anderson Ranch, Haystack Mountain School, Penland School, Chicago Art Institute, Hollins University, Dickinson College, Millersville University, Howard University, and the University of Delaware, among others. She has received awards from the Pew Fellowship in the Arts, the National Endowment for the arts, the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, and the Leeway Fellowships in the Arts. Carpenter is currently a professor at Swarthmore College.
Carpenter’s work can be found in a number of collections including the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the University of Illinois, Philadelphia Convention Center, Canton Ohio Museum of Art, Erie Museum of Art, and Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian Institute.