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 am working in pencil and ink, and also egg tempera, very small panels.  I will be showing the drawings in 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 remaining oil paintings are now at the Stoplight Gallery, and 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 : 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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