Joan Franklin Art

 

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ARTIST STATEMENT

I love looking deeply into a late afternoon landscape or still-life when forms resonate with light, contrast and abstraction. Painting, for me, is about bringing heightened awareness to what I see, feel and imagine.
 

 

EXHIBITIONS/GALLERIES (Selected)

Weisingers Winery, Ashland, OR, 2014-present
Talent City Gallery, Talent, OR, 2015
Bell House Gallery, Talent, OR, 2012
Talent City Gallery, Talent, OR, 2012

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)

Artist-in-Residence - Whiskeytown National Recreation Area, 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

• Organizing Consultant, Pennsylvania and Oregon, 1999-2011

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

AWSO, Artist Workshop, Southern Oregon, 2016-present
SOAR, Southern Oregon Artists Resource, 2015
AAC, Ashland Art Center, Ashland, OR, 2007-present
NAPO, National Association of Professional Organizers, 1999-2010
ACN, Artist Conference Network, Philadelphia, PA, 1997-2001

 


EDUCATION

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