was only 8 years old when she created her very first art
images in her grandmother's living room. During her
adolescent years, she was guided to pursue an academic
education. Years later, the demands of corporate life
kept her too busy to pursue her love of art. However, in
the mid 90's she made art a serious part of her life.
Joyce's calling was confirmed as a professional artist
after taking various art courses that followed with her
achieving an honours in graphic design.
is an unparalleled and invigorating energy emanating
from the Torrance Barrens and the Dark Sky area, that
just compels me to create. This energy modifies during
the day from a serene wilderness landscape to a night
sky of sparkling diamonds with a silver moon and an
occasional eclipse or northern lights spectacle. I'm
grateful for being able to tap into this energy which,
connects me to it in a way that is absolutely incredible
and amazing. Many individuals have cherished such a
special place for decades. I return to it as often as I
can, as it provides inspiration for the works that I
inspiration is further derived from Muskoka's four
seasons; intense colourful sunsets; the vibrant splashes
of the autumn colours;
a crystalline prismatic winter; an iridescent
green spring and the subdued brilliance of summer. These
attributes are reflected in her diverse array of
artworks comprised of: oil, acrylic, watercolour,
canvas, paper, wood & stone; (some in 3D).
exclusive renderings have become prized keepsakes to
eclectic collectors, some worldwide that visit Muskoka
to acquire her quality art pieces.
Muskoka, my work has appeared at the Torrance Barrens
Dark Sky Studio, the' Rock-Paper-Scissors,'
show at the Chapel Gallery, the Annual Spring
Members' Show, and will be at the coming Christmas Show
and Sale in Bracebridge.