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 curret work reflects this, beginning with abstract lines and evolving usually into tree forms.   I will be showing the drawings iand some paintings n July and August at the Spotlight Gallery in Anaconda, Montana, owned by my sister, Kathy Carlson.

 

Since June 1 am no longer be in my studio at the ELWright building, as we were all evicted to make way for residential usits.

I have downsized amd moved my studio into my house at 1100 Hill Street, Hancock, MI 49930.  My house was somewhat damaged by the recent disaster flood in our community, so have not gotten back to work. Muddy basements take priority!

 

Last year I sent my remaining oil paintings to the Stoplight Gallery   They will  remain there, as I can no longer use oil paint due to allergies to the paint.  However, many are still for sale.  Contact the gallery. 

406-479-3194

 

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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