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 : Abstractions

The title of this body of work is Meditations.  Each one has been a meditation for me.

 

 I began doing this new work early in 2012, but it was a return to work I had learned in college and graduate school and have gone back to periodically.  This time it became an obsession.  It satisfied some inner feeling beyond words or images.  Each drawing took many hours, days of work until it reached the point where it felt "right."  This work should not be dismissed with a glance... it is my hope that the viewer will enter into the contemplative spirit in which they were done.



Garden with Ladder
Garden with Ladder
Inner Landscape
Inner Landscape
Study in warm colors
Study in warm colors
meditation #8 (blue study)
meditation #8 (blue study)
New Dwelling
New Dwelling
Green Hill
Green Hill
Garden #5
Garden #5
Garden
Garden
Winter solstice
Winter solstice
Autumn
Autumn
Early Afternoon
Early Afternoon
Twining
Twining
Conversations
Conversations
Patchwork drawing
Patchwork drawing
meditation #2
meditation #2
summer
summer
Carnival
Carnival
Quietness
Quietness
Aamu Rukkaus
Aamu Rukkaus
Spring Arising
Spring Arising
Pikkulaulu 4
Pikkulaulu 4
Pikkulaulu 2
Pikkulaulu 2
tone poem #2
tone poem #2
tone poem #1
tone poem #1
tone poem #3
tone poem #3
To the Garden
To the Garden
Study in gray and yellow, 2
Study in gray and yellow, 2
Study in gray and yellow, 1
Study in gray and yellow, 1
Study in gray and yellow, 3
Study in gray and yellow, 3
Study in gray and yellow, 4
Study in gray and yellow, 4
The Garden, 2
The Garden, 2
July
July
Family
Family
Blue Abstraction
Blue Abstraction
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