Two New Paintings for PAM Rental Sales Spring Show

Jennifer JoyceArt News

Greetings folks, I am very happy to announce that these two paintings are part of The  Spring Show at the Portland Art Museum Rental Sales Gallery.  The gallery is located at 1237 SW 10th Ave., Portland, Oregon ,97205  and phone # is (503) 224-0674. These two new paintings are “THEY JUST KEEP COMING” (35”x44”) and “THE BIG HOUSE”.(22”x28”) Both are …

The “Hoi Polloi” of My Imagination

Jennifer JoyceArt News

The Hoi Polloi” “The Hoi Polloi”Otherwise known as the common people As I have said, in recent years, painting has not been a process of planning and designing.  I start by applying a texture, and then pushing and pulling it, lightening or darkening it as areas and shapes emerge.   As I was finalizing this small oil painting,(12”x16”) the various …

Happy Holidays from Jenny Joyce and Carl Solomon!

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“Here Comes the Light” ©2020 JJoyce My Holiday greeting focusses on the re-emergence of the light. There is the light of the sun, but also a whole new feeling that we are finally coming back into the daylight after being quarantined in our homes, for almost a year. These are the feelings I worked to capture in this image. Thank …

Home Show Postponed

Scott DochertyArt News, Events, Personal

Due to the coronavirus, we are postponing my home show scheduled for this Saturday, March 28.  The new date will be announced when this crisis has passed. Meanwhile, I hope everyone is taking precautions and staying healthy, and, dare I say it,  happy.  Let’s get through this together. Thanks all, Jenny

Edgefield Mural Restoration

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 On March 4 I varnished the Music Mural at Edgefield.    It  has been a rare and wonderful opportunity for me to repair, restore and enhance a mural I originally painted 25 years ago.  The damage created by the flooding water demanded restoration and repair.  But it also gave me the chance to improve on the original, incorporating portraits of …

Rental Sales Gallery Celebration

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On  Saturday, October 19, from 2-3pm, I will be at the Portland Art Museum’s Rental Sales Gallery, at 1237 SW 10th Ave, in Portland. The Gallery is celebrating its 60th anniversary and I will be there to share my stories. By my reckoning, I’ve been a participating artist with the Rental Sales Gallery for about 40 years.  But who’s counting?  …


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The image of the reclining woman started out as an abstract painting many years ago.  I really liked it, but it never looked complete. Finally I completed the painting by pulling the image out of the background. Yasodara was the Japanese name for Buddha’s wife,  and I felt the flow of colorful background components fitted the concept of the continually …

John Freese – Artback

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  This past summer I worked on the restoration of John Freese’s wonderful “Longhouse Mural.” This was the latest Artback mural event in an annual summer tradition that is over25 years old. From its very beginning, artback has striven to be …Artist Driven and determined to create murals that serve to enhance the visuals of Estacada for the people of Estacada, and supported by …

Art Home Exhibition

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We had a great time on October 15,  at the opening party of the show at Art Home.  I want to thank the many guests for their sharing the fun time with us, and also thanks to the people who purchased art.  I believe you will have many years of viewing pleasure, if I may be so bold as to …


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At McMenamins we started painting exposed pipes, treating them as opportunities for creativity. Hence, I gravitated to painting the 2” pipe elbow which formed the perfect shape for whimsical faces.  I love the size, weight and shape of these miniature sculptures.