Joan Ford Artist

Joan Ford Artist

I try to capture the essence of an object or scene as I have experienced it at a particular time. I look for the unusual aspect, the fleeting image, the interesting juxtaposition, repeated shapes, and those which are partially obscured. Although I make drawings, and perhaps photos, the image remains mostly in my thoughts for a while where much of the initial process takes place. I work mainly in oils on canvas, enjoying the freedom this gives me to build up layers of paint, creating soft tones and textures which allow the work to evolve. This too can take place over a period of some weeks or months.

I believe that this contemplative process is reflected in the tranquillity of the finished painting.

EXHIBITIONS 2015

MEMBERS'  EXHIBITION, ST.IVES ARTS CLUB,WESTCOTT'S QUAY, ST. IVES.
MARCH 28TH-APRIL 10TH 10 AM -4 PM

TAKING SPACE, MARITIME HOUSE ART SPACE, EVENT SQUARE, FALMOUTH
MAY18TH-31ST 11.30 AM -11-00 PM

TAKING SPACE, LIFEBOAT ART STUDIO, PORTHLEVEN 
JUNE15TH – 28TH 10AM-5.30 PM

TAKING SPACE,,THE BAY GALLERY, THE BAY HOTEL, BRITONS HILL, PENZANCE
JUNE 6TH- JULY 3RD

MEMBERS EXHIBITION, ST.IVES ARTS CLUB,WESTCOTT'S QUAY, ST. IVES
JUNE27TH-JULY10TH 10AM-4PM

TAKING SPACE,THE CRYPT GALLERY, ST. IVES JULY11TH- 24TH 10.30 AM-5.30PM DAILY

MEMBERS' EXHIBITION, THE POLY, 24 CHURCH STREET, FALMOUTH, TR11 3EG  DATE
TO BE ANNOUNCED
OPEN DAILY EXCEPT SUNDAYS 10AM-5.00 PM

TAKING SPACE, SPRING GALLERY, THE POLY, FALMOUTH
SEPTEMBER 8TH-14TH 10AM-5PM CLOSED SUNDAY

TAKING SPACE,THE SALTHOUSE, NORWAY SQUARE, ST. IVES
OCTOBER 24TH-30TH 10 30AM-5-30PM


Joan Ford Still Life
Joan Ford Artist
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