Joyce Pommer

"My paintings evolve out of my subconscious in a free-flowing intuitive process; I do not start with a preconceived idea or plan – the art is my reflection. The work I create makes people feel good and instills positive emotions and harmony, along with a curiosity. My work frees the mind and spirit."

Fragmented Spaces - Mixed media on canvas 24 x 30 in.

American artist, Joyce Pommer was born in Quincy, Massachusetts and studied at The Academy of Art College in San Francisco, The Art Institute of Boston and the Art Students League in New York City. She has exhibited widely in solo, group shows and art fairs in New York and across the country; her work is in numerous private collections.

Joyce's larger earlier more colorful works on canvas were in a solo exhibition at Southwest Minnesota State University Art Museum in Marshall, MN in the summer of 2008 and her work was purchased for their collection. Her painting “To a Land Beyond” received an Award of Merit from Four Points Contemporary January 2014. Joyce’s work was on the cover of Art Voices magazine summer 2014 issue with a feature story by Robert Curcio. Her painting “Pathways” was selected to be in the 2016 Art Annual at the Danforth Museum in MA. Works were selected for the winter 2016/2017 issue of Studio Visit magazine curated by Jessica Roscio, Curator at the Danforth Museum. “To a Land Beyond” was on the winter 2017 cover of Women Arts Quarterly magazine, University of Missouri with 10 more images inside; she was included in Art Market Magazine’s 2017 Gold List/Top Contemporary Artists. Her work was in the 2017 spring invitational Freedom of Expression at Miller White Fine Arts in South Dennis, MA and a 3-person exhibition Transitions curated by Jessica Porter @ The Yard in NYC through Oct. 2017. She participated in The Other Art Fair presented by Saatchi Art in Brooklyn, New York 2018. In 2019 her work was presented at the Boston International Fine Art Show, Boston MA. Her work is included in the Textile Study Group of New York’s recent publication The Language of Making and Art Folio 2020.

Joyce lives and works in New York City.

Pathways - Mixed media on canvas 48 x 48 in.
In My Space - Mixed media on canvas 50 x 40 in.
Hope Eternal - Mixed media on canvas 24 x 20 in.
Free Fall - Mixed media on canvas 36 x 36 in.

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