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Joanie Gagnon San Chirico

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Happy Thanksgiving!

HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

Untitled triptych, 24" x 36", acrylic on paperTo my friends, associates and collectors, Especially in these uncertain times, I give...

Fall Hydrangeas

FALL HYDRANGEAS

My studio overlooks the yard and my garden. I love the different hues of the hydrangeas at this time of the year, so here is my interpretation...

 
 
 
More Summer Colors

MORE SUMMER COLORS

Here are more paintings in the same St Lucian color scheme. It's a triptych, 12" x 36".

Ocean County Library Public Art Project Still Vibrant

OCEAN COUNTY LIBRARY PUBLIC ART PROJECT STILL VIBRANT

We were downtown in Toms River for a food festival. Visited the Ocean County Library to see my Sandbarspublic art project from 15 years...

 
 
 
Art C 10th Anniversary Exhibit at Arts and Innovation Center

ART C 10TH ANNIVERSARY EXHIBIT AT ARTS AND INNOVATION CENTER

It felt really strange to be at a gallery opening after all this time, but Friday evening was the opening at Rowan College in the Arts...

Colors of Saint Lucia

COLORS OF SAINT LUCIA

We were so lucky to be able to visit the island nation of Saint Lucia last week to celebrate a special birthday for my daughter and...

 
 
 

UPDATED WEBSITE AND INSTAGRAM

Wells Mills County Park, Waretown, NJ I've recently updated and redesigned my website at joaniesanchirico.com If there is anything...

New Partnership with Le Galeriste

NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH LE GALERISTE

Le Galeriste is selling clothing and home goods that they design with my paintings. I really like how they came out and bought the...

 
 
 
New Sea Ice Painting in Progress

NEW SEA ICE PAINTING IN PROGRESS

Here's a new Sea Ice painting. Not finished yet but will be about 35” x 58”. meltingseaice climatechangeisreal

Abstract Flowers on Paper

ABSTRACT FLOWERS ON PAPER

Somehow my paintings never lose that textile appearance. These are particularly batik-y. Here are details of new work on paper. 24”...

 
 
 
More Melt Paintings

MORE MELT PAINTINGS

Flora 2

FLORA 2

Flora 2 18" x 24" Acrylic on paper

 
 
 

35X35 ART PROJECT

My catalog from the 35x35artproject copelouzosfamilyartmuseum in Athens, Greece arrived yesterday. The book is extremely well done....

Melt Painting in Progress

MELT PAINTING IN PROGRESS

Back to painting after a short break. Detail of an unfinished work on paper. meltingseaice climatechangeisreal

 
 
 
Surge 8 Finished

SURGE 8 FINISHED

My Surge series has been my interpretation of rising seas, but this one has become comments on the surge of Covid cases. It didn't...

Surge 7 Triptych

SURGE 7 TRIPTYCH

Here's my latest Surge painting, this is 7. It's 30" x 45", acrylic and thread on canvas.

 
 
 
Surge 7 Triptych Almost Finished

SURGE 7 TRIPTYCH ALMOST FINISHED

I had put this triptych aside to work on my recent commission. I don't want to lose “myself” and it feels good to go back to my own...

AtlantiCare Healing Arts Commission for Manahawkin, NJ Building

ATLANTICARE HEALING ARTS COMMISSION FOR MANAHAWKIN, NJ BUILDING

Wednesday was the installation of my commission for AtlantiCare's Manahawkin, NJ building as part of their Healing Arts Program. Here's...

 
 
 
AtlantiCare Pomona, NJ Revisited

ATLANTICARE POMONA, NJ REVISITED

We were in the area of AtlantiCare Mainland Campus in Pomona, NJ last weekend. Here are a couple of photos that I took. This is Project:...

MEDITERRANEAN ADVENTURES 1

Just back from a wonderful European trip. If you would like to see some of my photos, you can visit. I won't post them all here, but...

 
 
 



Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

Dutch Posters 1875-1935 - part 4

The Dutch have been producing quite high quality advertising posters from about the 1870s to the present day. I've managed to source so many that I will post these in two... Read more ...

Desk for Office / nanometer architecture

Desk for Office / nanometer architecture

4-chōme-17-27 Sakae, Naka Ward, Nagoya, Aichi 460-0008, Japan Project Year: 2021 Photographs: ToLoLo studio Area: 70.0 m2 Read more ...

Greg Tate, Influential Critic of Black Culture, Dies at 64

His writing for The Village Voice and other publications helped elevate hip-hop and street art to the same planes as jazz and Abstract Expressionism. Read more ...

‘A Version' of the Chronological Feed is Coming Back to Instagram

‘A Version' of the Chronological Feed is Coming Back to Instagram

Instagram famously ditched the chronological version of the feed in its app years ago and substituted an algorithmic-based one. But as pressure mounts on the company to make... Read more ...

‘Being the Ricardos' Review: Kiss, Fight, Rinse, Repeat

Nicole Kidman and Javier Bardem star as Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz in Aaron Sorkin's drama about one very bad week. Read more ...

Helipad / Undecorated + Tomas Janka + Coss + Bodin

Helipad / Undecorated + Tomas Janka + Coss + Bodin

Tomas Janka architects: Undecorated Location: Mexico City, Mexico Project Year: 2016 Photographs: Rafael Gamo Photographs: Area: 2800.0 ft2 Read more ...

“Dreamers” by Gleb Kashtanov in Mazyr, Belarus

“Dreamers” by Gleb Kashtanov in Mazyr, Belarus

An extremely vivid mural painting “Dreamers” was created by a Belarusian muralist Gleb Kashtanov in Mazyr, Belarus. The mural on a facade of a 9-storied building in a new... Read more ...

“Heartbeat of the Ocean” by Boa Mistura in Vilnius, Lithuania

“Heartbeat of the Ocean” by Boa Mistura in Vilnius, Lithuania

Our Fish today presented a stunning mural, “Heartbeat of the Ocean”, painted on a nine-floor apartment building in Vilnius, Lithuania by the world-renowned team of Spanish... Read more ...

“Web 2.0” by Ludo in Paris, France

“Web 2.0” by Ludo in Paris, France

Street artist Ludo is back with a new mural in the streets of Paris, France. The mural entitled “Web 2.0” features a variation of his famous BTC Flower but instead of the... Read more ...

Enguerrand Quarton - Coronation of the Virgin, 1454

Enguerrand Quarton - Coronation of the Virgin, 1454

Altar of the Charterhouse of Villeneuve-lès-Avignon. Images found thanks to Jean Louis Mazieres. Read more ...