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Artist JoAnne Unger


An example of fine art by JoAnne Unger

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Biography


Education:
BA Art History, Cum Laude - California State University Northridge
Loyola Marymount University, Graduate Program Art Psychotherapy
California Art Institute
Los Angeles Academy of Figurative Art

Workshops:
Michael Siegel - Still Life and Portrait
Sherrie McGraw - Still Life
Jackie Kamin - Still Life
Robert A. Johnson - Still Life and Portrait
Richard McKinley - Landscape
Kenn Backhaus - Landscape
Kim Lordier - Landscape

Art Organization Memberships:
Oil Painters of America
California Art Club
Women Painters West
Malibu Art Association
Allied Artists of the Santa Monica Mountains and Seashore
West Coast Pastel Society

Artist's Statement:
I am currently working in oil on a series of still lifes showcasing the beauty and simplicity of everyday items in combination with the organic shapes of fruits and flowers.  I am most interested in capturing the effects of luminosity as light passes over these objects and then disappears.  

It is my goal to lead the viewer on a voyage of discovery around the painting with the hope that they will be drawn in by the contrasting elements of light and dark, color and colorlessness, impasto and smooth brushwork, vertical and horizontal, geometric and organic, shiny and dull, soft and hard edges.  

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