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Joanie Gagnon San Chirico

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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...

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...

 
 
 



UNStudio Wins France's Largest Private Architecture Competition for Cultural...

UNStudio Wins France's Largest Private Architecture Competition for Cultural Cinema Center in EuropaCity

Aerial view. Rendering by Flying Architecture. Image Courtesy of UNStudio UNStudio has been selected as the winner of the largest ever private initiative architectural... Read more ...

Contemporary Abstract Still Life Flower Art Painting "MORNING ROSES" by...

Contemporary Abstract Still Life Flower Art Painting "MORNING ROSES" by Santa Fe Artist Annie O'Brien Gonzales

20"x16" Mixed Media on Canvas/Available Click H ERE for more info. Read more ...

Original Contemporary Abstracted Landscape Stormy Sky Painting "Enraged" by...

Original Contemporary Abstracted Landscape Stormy Sky Painting "Enraged" by International Contemporary Artist Kimberly Conrad

Kimberly Conrad Contemporary Artist "Pouring Color Into Your Life" 20"x20"1.5" Poured Acrylic on Gallery Wrapped Canvas/Available HERE This painting has a companion piece... Read more ...

Hug House / React Architects

Hug House / React Architects

© George Messaritakis Architects: React Architects Location: Paros, Greece Architects In Charge: Natasha Deliyianni, Yiorgos Spiridonos Area: 150.0 m2 Project Year... Read more ...

Family House in Pavilnys / DO architects

Family House in Pavilnys / DO architects

© Norbert Tukaj Architects: DO architects Location: Vilnius, Lithuania Architect In Charge: Sabina Daugėlienė, Algimantas Neniškis, Andrė Baldišiūtė, Ieva Marija... Read more ...

Beach Time

Beach Time

Abstract art shower curtain in aqua blue and yellow Buy it here Read more ...

Pentax K-1 Mark II Offers ISO 819200 and Handheld Pixel Shift

Pentax K-1 Mark II Offers ISO 819200 and Handheld Pixel Shift

Ricoh has just announced the Pentax K-1 Mark II , a successor to the original K-1 that was unveiled in February 2016. The latest camera promises better image quality and... Read more ...

Abstract , Folk Art, Narrative Art Painting, “August 14, 1945” Narrative Art...

Abstract , Folk Art, Narrative Art Painting, “August 14, 1945” Narrative Art by Santa Fe Artist Judi Goolsby

Contemporary Art, Narrative This painting is heavy with layers of paint and sand. I painted it over and over again. I couldn't seem to get it right. This is the day WWII ended... Read more ...

Original Contemporary Abstracted Landscape Stormy Sky Painting "Enraged" by...

Original Contemporary Abstracted Landscape Stormy Sky Painting "Enraged" by International Contemporary Artist Kimberly Conrad

Kimberly Conrad Contemporary Artist "Pouring Color Into Your Life" 20"x20"1.5" Poured Acrylic on Gallery Wrapped Canvas/Available HERE This painting has a companion piece... Read more ...

Portrait 13

Portrait 13

This i.s the second time that I have painted this incredibly beautiful woman. The first attempt I felt that the drawing was too dark and dismal. In this drawing I left some of... Read more ...