Women in the the Visual Arts and Literature

Georgia O’Keeffe

32-cent Georgia O'Keeffe stamp
This 32-cent stamp was designed by Margaret Bauer and features O'Keeffe's work, "Red Poppy." The stamp was issued May 23, 1996 in Santa Fe, New Mexico, where O'Keefe died.

Georgia O’Keeffe (1887-1986) is a prominent American painter famous for her scenes of the Southwest and flowers. O’Keeffe originally worked as a commercial artist and art teacher, but she eventually began to make a career out of her artistic paintings during the 1920’s. Her unique style of painting has made O’Keeffe one of the most well known and influential artists of the twentieth century.