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Joy also has an online contemporary abstract art gallery with her paintings for sale from Melbourne, Victoria, Australia and has recently sold in New York and in Sausialito, California. Joy first started painting in Colorado USA, where she ran a very successful batik business. For the past 25 years Joy has been in private practice as a psychotherapist incorporating art in her therapy work.Today, Joy spends her time between her home office practice in Fitzroy and her retreat at Blue Cliffs Retreat in Hepburn Springs, Victoria, painting in both spaces. The colors of sunrise and sunset and the natural of nature are the most inspiring for Joy as she loves vibrant colors which she incorporates in her impasse, abstract paintings on large canvases.Joy’s paintings are incorporated as part of the interior design in each of the romantic villas that she and her husband have in Hepburn Springs, as well in her home/office in Fitzroy, Australia. Joy’s recent exhibits have been Private Exhibitions at her home gallery in Fitzroy and at gallery cafes in Melbourne.

Education

BA (University of New England)
BSW (Melbourne Univeristy)

Exhibitions

2014+ Private Exhibitions at Artist’s Home Gallery

2015 March Young Bloods Café & Gallery, Fitzroy, Victoria

Group Exhibitions
2013 February – The Edrington Grand Art Exhibition, Berwick, Victoria
2012 January – Convent Gallery, Private Room Exhibition, Daylesford, Victoria
2011 December – Contemporary Art Society of Victoria (Burnley Exhibition)
2011 October – Daylesford Art Show, Daylesford Rotary Club Annual Art Show
2011 September – The Collectors Exhibition, The Contemporary Art Society of Victoria
2011 August – Ripper Art, Art Auction to raise money for the Ripponlea Primary School
2011 March – Bollywood in the Bush, Convent Gallery, Daylesford
2010 October – Daylesford Art Show, Daylesford Rotary Club Annual Art Show
2010 November – Art at Burnley Harbour, Contemporary Art Society of Victoria
2010 March – Bush Odyssey, Convent Gallery, Daylesford

Influences

Australian Artists (Fred Williams,Sydney Nolan, Norman Lindsay,
USA Artists (Mark Rothko, Jason Gerard)

100cm (W) x 100cm (H)
Mixed Media
$1,500
122cm (W) x 122cm (H)
Mixed Media
$1,950