Inspired by the poetry of daily life, the work of Joy French portrays the poignant and the personal with a stirring alacrity. Stunning in their careful detail, these mesmerizing portraits are character-driven more than anything else. With her training and experience as a sculptor, the artist can create alluring portrayals of people that are thrillingly three-dimensional and breathtakingly and true to life. Fascinated by the people she meets every day, French imbues her portraits with electric colors and expressively abstract flourishes. Vivacious and animated, they are dazzlingly true to reality in appearance and feeling. In these works, French touches on the essence of humanity in all its forms. “Meeting people, hearing their life experiences and learning from them is what inspires my art,” explains French.
Joy French has been a successful professional artist in her native country Australia . She lives and works in Queensland, Australia.
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Mixed media , acrylics, oil pastels 91cm x 91 cm
ink, acrylics and pen 76cm x 91 cm