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Portrait of Mrs. Canals - Bernadetta Bianco (after P.Picasso 1905) by Joyce Fournier
(Oil on Canvas)
Joyce Fournier is an award winning artist based in Toronto, Canada. Fournier works primarily in portraiture and figurative art. She describes her artwork as a combination of Contemporary Realism and Impressionism.
Big Dreams by Joyce Fournier
(Acrylic on Canvas)
Artist Joyce Fournier has stated that she originally focused on landscape painting – having studied at the Buckhorn School of Fine Art in Ontario. Fournier's hunger for knowledge spurred her to enroll at the Academy of Realist Art in Toronto. She studied the techniques of the Old Masters, both in figure drawing and painting, at the Academy of Realist Art. That experience fueled her love for creating portraits and figurative art.
Art critic Brian Sherwin commented on Joyce Fournier's artwork, saying, "When viewing Joyce Fournier's portraits and figurative work I found myself grasping at a sense of tragic beauty. Several pieces stood out... packed with emotion." Sherwin added, "Fournier is able to capture a wide range of emotion in her work – I find myself building stories around the faces."
Memories by Joyce Fournier
(Carbon Pencil on Paper)
Joyce Fournier has exhibited in several solo and group shows within Canada and internationally. Her artwork can be found in public and private art collections in the United States, Canada, and Europe. Additionally, Fournier is the owner / curator of STUDIO VOGUE GALLERY – which has been described as one of Toronto's most eclectic art galleries.
You can learn more about artist Joyce Fournier and her artwork by visiting www.fournierart.com.