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Joanie Gagnon San Chirico

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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 .

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...

 
 
 



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 ...

House Vision / Jun Igarashi Architects

House Vision / Jun Igarashi Architects

© Anna Nagai Architects: Jun Igarashi Architects Location: Koto, Japan Area: 81632.0 m2 Project Year: 2016 Photographs: Anna Nagai © Anna Nagai Text description provided by the... Read more ...

세운청계상가 어반스케치: Cheonggye Market

세운청계상가 어반스케치: Cheonggye Market

세운상가에서 바라본 청계천 / pen and watercolor, 32*24 세운옥상에서 본 남산 / pen and watercolor, 15*42 히타종합백화점 /pen and watercolor, 15*21 I think the newly changed Cheonggye Market is a new Urban... Read more ...

Sechelt Water Resource Centre / PUBLIC

Sechelt Water Resource Centre / PUBLIC

© Martin Kessler Architects: PUBLIC Location: Sechelt, BC, Canada Area: 1800.0 m2 Project Year: 2015 Photographs: Martin Kessler © Martin Kessler Text description provided by... Read more ...

Curious Frog

Curious Frog

This cuddly, colorful little frog is merely wanting attention. It has beautiful coloring, it sounds good, and it hops very nicely. It deserves some loving attention.Ink and... Read more ...

Top Ten Tips For Successful Wildflower Photography

Top Ten Tips For Successful Wildflower Photography

Images from Mount Rainier in the Pacific Northwest Of Washington State My favorite time of the year for photographing nature is always wildflower season in the summer. There... Read more ...

Monday MADness: Abysmal House!

Monday MADness: Abysmal House!

Poor Rick Meyerowitz... his classic illustration for the Animal House movie poster might be the most parodied movie poster ever. MAD got in on the action with this spoof of... Read more ...

Contemporary Abstract Seascape, Beach Painting, Fine Art, Coastal "Emerald...

Contemporary Abstract Seascape, Beach Painting, Fine Art, Coastal "Emerald Waters IV" by International Contemporary Artist Kimberly Conrad

Original 22"x28"x1.5" Gallery Wrapped Canvas Read more ...

Animal Antiques

Animal Antiques

Sunday Post Page. Changing my posting rythm to twice a week has seriously depleted the amount of visitors. Still, it suits my need at this moment and it enables me to keep... Read more ...

Mixed Media Geologic Abstract "Blue and Gold" © Carol Nelson Fine Art

Mixed Media Geologic Abstract "Blue and Gold" © Carol Nelson Fine Art

"Blue and Gold" 8x8 inches, by Carol Nelson This painting is another in my geologic abstract series. I love using a lot of texture when painting these rock subjects. 8"x8... Read more ...

Contemporary Abstract Landscape Painting "Renewal" by Intuitive Artist Joan...

Contemporary Abstract Landscape Painting "Renewal" by Intuitive Artist Joan Fullerton

Mixed media abstract with rain/tears growing new life. 30"x20"x3/4" Mixed Media on Canvas/Available Read more ...