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Joanie Gagnon San Chirico

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Sales and Spider Bites?

SALES AND SPIDER BITES?

New Pond 12" x 24" Wild Flowers 18" x 24" Click for another photo. Back from Los Angeles but got home to a bizarre medical issue. Turns...

Heat

HEAT

Heat 18" x 24" Acrylic on paper The lower states of the US had the warmest May on record after keeping track for 124 years. Meanwhile,...

 
 
 
Melt

MELT

18" x 24" acrylic on paper After a side trip where I was doing flower studies for an upcoming project, I'm back at creating paintings...

More Flowers

MORE FLOWERS

18" x 24" Acrylic on paper Yes, I've been painting flowers again. I have an upcoming commission so I've been doing studies. This one...

 
 
 
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 .

 
 
 



Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

Cascading Courts / HYLA Architects

Cascading Courts / HYLA Architects

© Derek Swalwell Architects: HYLA Architects Location: Singapore, Singapore Lead Architects: Han Loke Kwang Project Team: Navin Rungsmai, Amanda Goh, Thomas Ong Area: 568.0... Read more ...

Desert Cacti,miniature oil painting,Barbara Haviland-Artist of Texas

Desert Cacti,miniature oil painting,Barbara Haviland-Artist of Texas

Desert Cacti is done with a limited palette and is signed and not framed. Read more ...

Lavender in Bloom, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Lavender in Bloom, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Lavender in Bloom9x12 oil on wood panel There is nothing like seeing fields and fields of the lavender in bloom. This was inspired from a trip to South France with Scott and... Read more ...

Palette Knife Fine Art Portrait Oil Painting, "Tesla" by Texas Artist Debra Hurd

Palette Knife Fine Art Portrait Oil Painting, "Tesla" by Texas Artist Debra Hurd

Oil on Canvas-sold/Commissions Welcome! Read more ...

Contemporary Art, Abstract,Expressionism, Studio 9 Fine Art "Approaching the...

Contemporary Art, Abstract,Expressionism, Studio 9 Fine Art "Approaching the Altar of Joy" by International Abstract Artist Amanda Saint Claire

Contemporary Art,Abstract Painting 48"x36" Oil on Panel/Available Read more ...

COLORFUL CALIFORNIA IMPRESSIONIST LANDSCAPE by TOM BROWN

COLORFUL CALIFORNIA IMPRESSIONIST LANDSCAPE by TOM BROWN

I like to paint my emotional response to things rather than just copying what a camera sees. I use artistic license and paint the mood of a subject with bold, dynamic strokes... Read more ...

Palette Knife Fine Art Portrait Oil Painting, "Tesla" by Texas Artist Debra Hurd

Palette Knife Fine Art Portrait Oil Painting, "Tesla" by Texas Artist Debra Hurd

Oil on Canvas-sold/Commissions Welcome! Read more ...

Neuer Blog / New Blog

Neuer Blog / New Blog

My new blog is finally online... here is the link. If you would like to receive my daily paintings in your mail as before, I would kindly ask you to subscribe again on the... Read more ...

Every tiny speck of light in this image is a galaxy

Every tiny speck of light in this image is a galaxy

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Climb Time Construction at the Orlando Science Center

Climb Time Construction at the Orlando Science Center

By Thomas Thorspecken I returned a second time to sketch the construction of the Kidstown, Isaac's Family Climb time at the Orlando Science Center. Protective screens had been... Read more ...