All of my work is a spiritual connection with my life, which has gone through many changes and looks like a patchwork.  It is always an attempt to combine imagery and abstraction, an ongoing striving to communicate while going deeper.  

 

My studio is now in my house at 1100 Hill Street, Hancock, MI 49930.  

 

My remaining oil paintings and much of my recent works are in my sister's gallery in Anaconda, Montana, the Stop Light Gallery.

 

I also have some work in two local galleries:  Paige Wiard in Callumet and the Community Art Center in Hancock.   Contact information for all these places cn be found later on the website.

 

I am now doing work in a variety of other art forms, such as small sculptures and patched textiles. Currentlly I am experimenting with various forms of nontoxic media: acrylic, casein and egg tempera, as well as watercolor and color pencils.  Bird forms are emerging, as metaphors for peace.  I will put them online when they are ready.

 

I have decided that one way I can share my work is to have giclee prints made.  Many of the images that are of interest could possibly be made into an archival print, about 15x17", for $150.  Please email me if you are interested.  joycek@chartermi.net.

 

 

 



Artworks : Animal Paintings

 This series began a long time ago after a sojourn in Lapland in 1995, where I felt a deep connection with nature.  I had grown up in the North Woods of Michigan where animals in the forests where we lived provided a living for us.  My father was a trapper, so I was aware at an early age of the precarious life they have.  I continue to feel a connection to these animals.   

 



Elegy for the Rhino
Elegy for the Rhino
Giraffe
Giraffe
Rabbit skeleton
Rabbit skeleton
Aino's Rabbit
Aino's Rabbit
Rabbit
Rabbit
BEAR
BEAR
Toivo's Dog
Toivo's Dog
Moose
Moose
White Owl
White Owl
Dog and Storm
Dog and Storm
Polar Bear Squinting
Polar Bear Squinting
Yellow Bellied Sapsucker
Yellow Bellied Sapsucker
New Bear
New Bear
Old Dog
Old Dog
Rhinoceros
Rhinoceros
Rhinoceros
Rhinoceros
Buffalo
Buffalo
Wolf with Sad Eyes
Wolf with Sad Eyes
Old Dog Resting
Old Dog Resting
Yellow Dog
Yellow Dog
Brown Rabbit
Brown Rabbit
Rabbit in Sacred Space
Rabbit in Sacred Space
Mouse
Mouse
Protector Bear
Protector Bear
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