Artist Joanne Ayley

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  • FASO Artist Website: http://www.joanneayleyart.com

  • Year Born: N/A

  • Price Range: $150.00 - $600.00
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Joanne’s interest in art has been lifelong. She has explored design, coloured pencils, pastels, pen and ink, block printing, film and animation, illustration, cartooning, life drawing, watercolour, silk painting, paper collage and tile mosaics. 
At McGill University, she studied film and communications with a view to a career in film or advertising. After writing advertising copy for a major retailer, she took a side step into the group insurance industry where she progressed to writing and designing marketing materials. She followed that up with a freelance career as a graphic artist and marketing services provider. 
Shortly before retiring, Joanne had a chance  to spend a few months focussing on drawing and painting in Vancouver. That summer kickstarted her love of all things art and all things British Columbia. Since then, she has relocated to British Columbia and embraced painting. She can regularly be found in her studio working on her latest inspiration. 
Joanne has studied art at George Brown College, Toronto (design, illustration, life drawing, watercolour, cartooning). She has taken drawing and painting classes with international artist Laara WilliamSen (White Rock, BC), Louise Cordingly Zych (Etobicoke, Ontario), Susan Falcon-Hargraves (Scottsdale, Arizona) and Lynda Colbeck (TOSH) as well as numerous workshops.
Joanne has shown her art in a variety of group shows at The McMillan Arts Centre, Parksville, B.C, The Old School House (TOSH), Qualicum Beach, B.C., the Annual Brandt Wildlife Art Show in Parksville, the DeCosmos Art Society show at the Parksville Community Centre an in a two person show at Serious Coffee in Nanaimo. She has also participated in online shows through the Nanaimo Chapter FCA and in the Art Alchemy Square Foot Show in Courtenay, B.C. 
Prior to moving to Parksville, she participated in a five person art Show in South Surrey, a Pop Up Art Show in White Rock as well as several [...]

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