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FIGURATIVE EXPRESSIONIST ARTWORK – Joyce Thornburg

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.

 

ARTIST BIO

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

 

 

 

 

 JOYCE THORNBURG WORKING STUDIO & GALLERY

The Wedge Building, 2nd Floor

Studio 2B2

129 Roberts Street
Asheville, NC 28801

or go here to see my work: http://www.joycethornburg.net/

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We are a one-of-a-kind magazine that provides local, regional, national and international information about women’s lives and education, performing and visual arts and writing, the environment, green living and sustainability and regional Western North Carolina business, people and events. “Villages preserve culture: dress, food and dance are a few examples. As villages grow in population and turn into towns, local cafes make way for large American chains. Handmade leather sandals are discarded for a pair of Western sneakers. Due to its small size, a village fosters a tight-knit sense of community. Justpeace.org explains the meaning of the African proverb, “It takes a village,” by stating that a sense of community is critical to maintaining a healthy society. Village members hold a wealth of information regarding their heritage: they know about the ancient traditions, methods of production and the resources of the land. When villages become dispersed or exterminated in times of war, this anthropological knowledge disappears. Large cities are not as conducive to growing and producing foods such as fruits and vegetables. Villages, on the other hand, usually have ample amounts of land and other resources necessary for growing conditions.” The Importance of Villages by Catherine Capozzi Our Mission SheVille.org provides readers with information important to women’s lives and well-being. We focus primarily on the areas of education & health, business & finance, the arts & the environment. We are particularly interested in local & regional resources, organizations & events.

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