Joyce Thornburg – Asheville, NC
RAW AND INTUITIVE
I am a compulsive artist…I paint everyday because I have to!
My images are raw and intuitive. Colors harmonize in unexpected ways and exuberance often collides with angst.
Faces predominate my work, many in frontal gazes that meets the viewer head -on; faces as maps that reveal places we’ve been…or may be going.
In the words of Zorba the Greek—
I embrace everything…the full catastrophe, speaking to the human condition of joy and triumph, suffering and celebration.
Working studio/gallery at Wedge Studios in The River Arts district Asheville, N.C. 2009-current
Member of the Circle Foundation for the Arts, London.
American Folk Art Gallery/ Asheville 2007-2009
Atelier Gallery /Asheville 2007-2010
Attic Gallery /Vicksburg, MS 2012 to current
Beverly Kaye online gallery/ 2015
Cherry Bounce/American Politics / William King Museum Abingdon, VA., September 2016-January 2017
Saatchi Art / Urban Edge, New Street Art collection 2016
Victor Keane collection at the Bethany Mission Gallery/ Philadelphia, PA.