Mixed media collage
24" x 12" in silver metal frame
Joan Barker is a Hudson Valley artist who pushes limits and employs both traditional and experimental methods in her painting, photography and sculpture. Joan is the recipient of a NYFA Fellowship, The Village Voice Photography Grant and two CPW Fellowships. Her artwork has been featured nationally in one- person shows, including OK Harris in NYC, and group exhibits at the Photographers’ Gallery in London and Carrie Haddad Gallery, Hudson, NY, amongst others. Joan’s work for The Fresh Air Fund is frequently featured in The New York Times and her photographs are in numerous collections such as The Center for Creative Photography in Tucson, AZ. She received her MFA from SUNY New Paltz where she taught for over fifteen years and was the recipient of the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Adjunct Teaching 2013 - 2014.