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Joanie Gagnon San Chirico

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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...

 
 
 
Record Highs Finished

RECORD HIGHS FINISHED

Record Highs 12" x 24" Acrylic, thread on canvas I feel compelled to make work that draws attention to the recent apathy by some toward...

Jersey City Fridays Art Tour Tomorrow

JERSEY CITY FRIDAYS ART TOUR TOMORROW

Tomorrow evening, as part of Jersey City Fridays, there will be a tour of the installations that are curated by Jim Pustorino, Director...

 
 
 
Alternative Spaces

ALTERNATIVE SPACES

Jim Pustorino, pictured, Executive Director of Victory Hall Drawing Rooms in Jersey City, asked me to exhibit my work at The Art House...

Asbury Park Press Article

ASBURY PARK PRESS ARTICLE

Billy Anania, arts reporter for the Asbury Park Press, wrote a lovely story about my work. It was published in Friday's entertainment...

 
 
 
Earth Day 2017: Record Lows of Sea Ice At Both Poles

EARTH DAY 2017: RECORD LOWS OF SEA ICE AT BOTH POLES

Sea Ice 38" x 66" Acrylic, thread on canvas Yesterday, I finished this painting which is my interpretation of record lows of both Arctic...

Princeton University Art Museum Visit

PRINCETON UNIVERSITY ART MUSEUM VISIT

Not sure why I had never been to the Princeton University Art Museum, since it's only an hour away. Yesterday, on a beautiful Spring...

 
 
 
Dwindling Sea Ice

DWINDLING SEA ICE

Both Arctic and Antarctic sea ice are at record lows and yet the current administration is denying that climate change exists. The...

In the Studio

IN THE STUDIO

I'm still working on this painting, but it's almost there. The 17 mile break in the Antarctic icepack has been on my mind. It's very...

 
 
 
Medical Center Exhibition and Creative Capital Program Acceptance

MEDICAL CENTER EXHIBITION AND CREATIVE CAPITAL PROGRAM ACCEPTANCE

Tomorrow evening is the opening of an exhibit that I'm participating in at the large Summit Medical Group campus in Berkeley Heights,...

A Lack of Color

A LACK OF COLOR

Here are some detail shots of a work in progress. I haven't felt much like painting in color lately.

 
 
 
Winter Newsletter

WINTER NEWSLETTER

Here's my Winter Newsletter with an update on two site-specific projects. To sign up for my mailing list, see my website and the sign...

Meet the Artists Yesterday at The Big Small Show

MEET THE ARTISTS YESTERDAY AT THE BIG SMALL SHOW

Yesterday was the first "Meet the Artists"event at The Big Small Show which is at Victory Hall Drawing Rooms , 180 Grand Street, Jersey...

 
 
 



Holiday Sale,Flower Art,Colorful Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Fine...

Holiday Sale,Flower Art,Colorful Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Fine Art Painting “COTTONCANDY

My HOLIDAY END-OF-THE YEAR SALE has begun!! All paintings are on sale ~ up to 50% off! This sale runs from October 10 through December 10, 2017. SHOP EARLY for holiday... Read more ...

Works of Classic Architecture Captured During Autumnal Splendor

Works of Classic Architecture Captured During Autumnal Splendor

Fransworth House / Mies van der Rohe © Roland Halbe As the northern hemisphere says goodbye to the final month of fall and gives thanks for architecture's splendid beauty, the... Read more ...

Abstract Sea Painting, Palette Knife Painting, Small Oil Painting, Daily...

Abstract Sea Painting, Palette Knife Painting, Small Oil Painting, Daily Painting, 8x16x.75

We are happy to be back in Florida, and I wanted to mark the occasion with a new abstract. SOLD I really enjoyed creating this art. Sometimes it is nice to just get in the... Read more ...

Palette Knife Abstract Flower Painting "Blooms of Summer" by Colorado...

Palette Knife Abstract Flower Painting "Blooms of Summer" by Colorado Impressionist Judith Babcock

24"x12"x1.5" Oil on Canvas Read more ...

Mr. spoons

Mr. spoons

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HAVE A WONDERFUL THANKSGIVING

HAVE A WONDERFUL THANKSGIVING

So much to give thanks for. After salvation, family and health is the time I have to paint. Happy Thanksgiving to all. SPANISH OAKS©Jimmy Longacre 20179x12 oil on canvas... Read more ...

Waterfall Garden, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Waterfall Garden, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Waterfall Garden24x20 Oil on canvas This was inspired from a painting trip to Chandor Gardens in Weatherford. I painted the waterfalls and brought that painting back to the... Read more ...

Studio House CHOI / Cubo Rojo Arquitectura

Studio House CHOI / Cubo Rojo Arquitectura

© César Béjar Studio Architects: Cubo Rojo Arquitectura Location: Leon, Mexico Author Architects: Omar López Loza, Eduardo Daniel Tapia Sánchez Area: 380.0 m2 Project Year... Read more ...

Waterfall Garden, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Waterfall Garden, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Waterfall Garden24x20 Oil on canvas This was inspired from a painting trip to Chandor Gardens in Weatherford. I painted the waterfalls and brought that painting back to the... Read more ...

Colorful Contemporary Abstract Art Painting "Garden Plan" by Santa Fe...

Colorful Contemporary Abstract Art Painting "Garden Plan" by Santa Fe Contemporary Artist Melanie Birk

12"x12" Acrylic on Canvas/Available Read more ...