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Joanie Gagnon San Chirico
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In the Studio
I'm still working on this painting, but it's almost there. The 17 mile break in the Antarctic icepack has been on my mind. It's very deceiving, there are many layers of paint. My friend Dorrie told me that it looks like hand made paper, which I took as a co...

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Medical Center Exhibition and Creative Capital Program Acceptance
Tomorrow evening is the opening of an exhibit that I'm participating in at the large Summit Medical Group campus in Berkeley Heights, NJ. I enjoy showing my work in alternative spaces because of exposure to an audience that might never walk into a gallery o...

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A Lack of Color
Here are some detail shots of a work in progress. I haven't felt much like painting in color lately.

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Winter Newsletter
Here's my Winter Newsletter with an update on two site-specific projects. To sign up for my mailing list, see my website and the sign up link at the bottom right.  http://joaniesanchirico.com

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Meet the Artists Yesterday at The Big Small Show
Yesterday was the first "Meet the Artists"event at The Big Small Show which is at  Victory Hall Drawing Rooms , 180 Grand Street, Jersey City, NJ. Each of the rooms of the former convent was brilliantly curated by Anne Trauben. Here are two panoramas of the...

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Meet the Artists at The Big Small Show
Join me for a "Meet the Artists" event on Sunday from 3-5 pm at The Big Small Show (curated by Anne Trauben) which is at Victory hall Drawing Rooms , 180 Grand Street, Jersey City, NJ.  Below are the paintings that are in the exhibition. Both are for sale. ...

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Highlights from LACMA
I didn't take many photos, but here are a few photos of paintings that stood out to me. Lee Krasner, Harvest Moon, 1955 Brenna Youngblood, Untitled, 2016 John McLaughlin, Untitled, 1952 (Exhibition on view until April 16, 2017) Willem De Kooning, Montauk Hi...

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LA Women's March
I just got back from LA to visit my daughter and to march in the Women's March there. With friends, we joined the 750,000 people who showed up! Here's the front of my sign. Photo taken by Clovis Bouhier. Click for more photos. Erin (my daughter) and I, plus...

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Catching Up...
The strong women in my family: Mom, niece Kirsten Dahlquist, me, my daughter Erin Goodsell, and my sister Linda Dahlquist Next week, because my daughter asked me to come march with her instead of attending locally, I'm headed to Los Angeles to the Women's M...

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Surge #6 Finished
I haven't felt much like writing in my post-election funk, but I have been working on this painting. The full title is Surge #6: Requiem for Environmental Practice and as shown, it's 14" x 40". Materials are as usual, acrylic and thread on canvas. I guess i...
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