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Joanie Gagnon San Chirico

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Wild Flowers and Influences

WILD FLOWERS AND INFLUENCES

Not sure what to call this painting. I finished the spring-y wild flowers yesterday. It's 18x24 and acrylic on paper. I've been feeling...

Roses for Parkland

ROSES FOR PARKLAND

This painting has been sitting on my table for a couple of weeks and I just realized that there are 17 of the red roses in this tiny...

 
 
 
Spring?

SPRING?

Today is the first day of Spring, but we're supposed to get a foot of snow before it ends. I've been experimenting with pink. Not like...

New Pond Diptych

NEW POND DIPTYCH

New Pond As shown 12" x 24" Acrylic on paper Looking out my studio windows at "our" woods there's a small stream. Over the past few...

 
 
 
Sea Grasses at New AtlantiCare Building

SEA GRASSES AT NEW ATLANTICARE BUILDING

Sea Grass 1&2 Each 18" x 24" Acrylic on paper Click for a photo from another angle. Last evening was the opening reception for AtlantiCare's...

New Work: Flow, and a Possibly Finished Diptych

NEW WORK: FLOW, AND A POSSIBLY FINISHED DIPTYCH

Here's Flow, acrylic on paper, 18" x 24" Click for another photo. I've been working on this diptych for a couple of weeks and it has...

 
 
 
Midnight Garden Paintings Reworked

MIDNIGHT GARDEN PAINTINGS REWORKED

Here are Midnight Garden 1 and 2, both 18" x 24" and acrylic on paper. I had put these away a few months ago, but recently went back...

Back from Los Angeles

BACK FROM LOS ANGELES

Here are some highlights from The Broad. Yayoi Kusama of course. Terry Winters, Set Diagram 38 Mark Bradford, Yellow Bird Sam Francis,...

 
 
 
Hurry Spring

HURRY SPRING

18" x 24" acrylic on paper I've been working on paper lately and experimenting with no concrete plan. Amazing how quickly these come...

Happy Holidays!

HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

I hope you have some time off to relax and spend time with friends and family.

 
 
 
Forest Growth

FOREST GROWTH

12" x 24" as shown acrylic on paper View from my studio. We lost many trees after Sandy, happy to see new growth in “our forest”. As...

Sea Grass Paintings and Barnegat Bay Pollution

SEA GRASS PAINTINGS AND BARNEGAT BAY POLLUTION

Sea Grass 1, 18 x 24, acrylic on paper Click for another photo. Sea Grass 2, 18 x 24, acrylic on paper Barnegat Bay is threatened by...

 
 
 
This Is Not America

THIS IS NOT AMERICA

Acrylic on unstretched canvas, 25” x 72” “This Is Not America” is a song by two of my favorite musicians, David Bowie and Pat Metheny....

Five Year Anniversary of Superstorm Sandy

FIVE YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF SUPERSTORM SANDY

Five years ago today, Sandy roared ashore here in New Jersey. Afterward, I did a project that I named Ghost Houses: After Sandy. It...

 
 
 
Fall Studio Sale Happening!

FALL STUDIO SALE HAPPENING!

Floodplain 12 14”x 14” x 1.5" Acrylic, thread on canvas I'm having a Fall Studio Sale to make room for a new project. My studio is...

Jersey City Exhibit Continues

JERSEY CITY EXHIBIT CONTINUES

See my previous post about the exhibit here .

 
 
 
More Travels

MORE TRAVELS

Just back from Seattle and LA and two weddings. Still feeling somewhat red-eye-jet-lagged today. It seemed like this trip was far away...

Solar Eclipse Images

SOLAR ECLIPSE IMAGES

Clouds made the sun fuzzy, but check out the lens flare above for the actual eclipse. Click for more. Someone is Eating the Sun Crescent...

 
 
 
Travels and Creative Capital Artist Professional Development Program

TRAVELS AND CREATIVE CAPITAL ARTIST PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

Summer is flying by. I've been running up to my parents' in Cape Cod and cleaning out his house and moving my father-in-law from Port...

Quick Cape Cod Visit

QUICK CAPE COD VISIT

Here are some photos that I took this past week. I'm very lucky that my parents live in Dennis Port. Maybe some day I'll move back...

 
 
 



Abstract Art, Contemporary Mixed Media Painting “THE GIFT OF THE RAVEN” by...

Abstract Art, Contemporary Mixed Media Painting “THE GIFT OF THE RAVEN” by Santa Fe Contemporary Artist Sandra Duran Wilson

FRESH OFF THE EASEL... This is the painting I created from two panels, 12x16 and 8x8 , for the Artful Gathering online class. It incorporates silver leaf, crackles, transfers... Read more ...

Expressionist Portrait,Figurative, McCartney Family, Maybe I'm Amazed Series...

Expressionist Portrait,Figurative, McCartney Family, Maybe I'm Amazed Series “James” by International Abstract Artist Amanda Saint Claire

Contemporary Art It was twenty years ago this week, but Sgt Pepper wasn't teaching the band to play on March 17, 1998, instead lovely Linda died in her husband's arms and the... Read more ...

Slices of orange still life fruit painting a day daily painting small work...

Slices of orange still life fruit painting a day daily painting small work of art original contemporary realism

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Contemporary Modern Abstract Art Paintings by Filomena de Andrade Booth

Contemporary Modern Abstract Art Paintings by Filomena de Andrade Booth

This week I had the pleasure of having another talented artist attend my 3 Day Private Abstract Painting Workshop. I'm always amazed at how each student approaches the... Read more ...

옥천암 스케치

옥천암 스케치

도시주변에 이런 고즈넉한 장소가 있다니~ 석가탄신일이 얼마남지않은 시기라 사람들로 붐빌거란 예상을 했는데 소수의 예불드리는 사람들과 스님들의 목탁소리뿐 ! 어느때 보다 쾌적한 스케치장소였다. Read more ...

Expressionist Portrait,Figurative, McCartney Family, Maybe I'm Amazed Series...

Expressionist Portrait,Figurative, McCartney Family, Maybe I'm Amazed Series “James” by International Abstract Artist Amanda Saint Claire

Contemporary Art It was twenty years ago this week, but Sgt Pepper wasn't teaching the band to play on March 17, 1998, instead lovely Linda died in her husband's arms and the... Read more ...

Rayonnier in a different light

Rayonnier in a different light

Twilight at the Mill 24 x 20 Oil on Canvas on Birch Panel Read more ...

Stephen Lawrence's memorial, London SE9

Stephen Lawrence's memorial, London SE9

Bus stop H on Well Hall Road, Eltham, in south-east London, isn't hard to find. It's by a roundabout on a busy residential road where the two teenagers Stephen Lawrence and his... Read more ...

Florida Coastal Landscape,Seascape Painting, Palm Trees,”Tropical Retreat”...

Florida Coastal Landscape,Seascape Painting, Palm Trees,”Tropical Retreat” Florida Impressionism Artist Annie St Martin

18"x14"x7/8" Oil on Canvas/SOLD Prints and greeting cards are available HERE To Read more ...

Nahum B. Zenil - a few prints

Nahum B. Zenil - a few prints

In the 1990s, Mexico based artist, Nahum B. Zenil produced several exceptional prints. These works are not easy to see on-line or in books. The prints on this post are... Read more ...