Joan Franklin Art

 

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ARTIST STATEMENT

I love painting in the early morning and late afternoon, when shapes and forms are enhanced by vivid light, contrast and abstraction. Painting, for me, is about bringing heightened awareness to what I see, feel and imagine.
 

 

EXHIBITIONS/GALLERIES (Selected)

Talent Light Studio, Talent, OR, 2017
Ashland Open Studio Tour, Ashland, OR, 2016
Weisingers Gallery, Ashland, OR, 2014-2017
Bell House Gallery, Talent, OR, 2013-2015
Zatista – Online Gallery, 2011-present
Studio 5 Gallery, Ashland, OR, 2007-2010
Wyndmoor Artists, Wyndmoor, PA, 2003
Fleisher Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, 1996-2004


AWARDS – PAINTING (Selected)

Honorable Mention, Artist Workshop Southern Oregon, Jacksonville, OR, 2017

Artist-in-Residence - Whiskeytown National Recreation Area, Whiskeytown, CA, 2017
Honorable Mention – Watercolor, Fleisher Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, 2004
Zili Kraus Award for Painting, Fleisher Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, 2002
Honorable Mention – Advanced Watercolor, Fleisher Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, 2001
Roland Rice Memorial Award – Landscape Painting, Fleisher Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, 2000
Fred and Naomi Hazell Award – Oil Painting, Fleisher Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, 2000
Ellie Rexon Memorial Award – Advanced Painting, Fleisher Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, 1999
Special Merit II Award – Advanced Watercolor, Fleisher Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, 1999

 

AWARDS – FILM

Emmy Award for Sound Editing, ABC 20/20, New York, NY, 1986
Emmy Award for Sound Editing, ABC 20/20, New York, NY, 1985

 

BACKGROUND

• Professional Watercolor Painter,
Oregon and Mexico, 2010-present
• Organizing Consultant, Pennsylvania and Oregon, 1999-2010 

Specialized in helping clients organize their homes and workspaces
• Artist Manager, Philadelphia, PA, 1996-1999

David Lorenz Winston, Fine Art Photographer
Leonard King, Landscape Painter
• Film Editor/Assistant Editor, New York, NY, 1976-1996 

Documentaries and Features (Picture, Sound and Music)
Worked on numerous films and TV shows, including Pelican Brief,
Philadelphia, Presumed Innocent, National Geographic, ABC 20/20

• Musician/Writer, New York, NY, 1980-1990
Truck and Warehouse Theatre, Off Broadway Theatre Company


MEMBERSHIP

ASA, Ajijic Society of the Arts, 2018
AWSO, Artist Workshop Southern Oregon, 2016-2017
SOAR, Southern Oregon Artists Resource, 2016
AAC, Ashland Art Center, Ashland, OR, 2007-2017
NAPO, National Association of Professional Organizers, 1999-2010
ACN, Artist Conference Network, Philadelphia, PA, 1997-2001, Ashland, OR 2016

 


EDUCATION

MFA - New York University, New York, NY
BFA – Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY