Joan Glinert - Fine Artist

Joan Glinert

Newton, MA - United States

 
 
 

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Joan Glinert

Newton, MA - United States

Joan Glinert - Fine Artist

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About Joan Glinert

After graduating in Theater Arts from Emerson College in Boston, I worked as artistic director of the London Educational Puppet Theatre, both on the stage and in video, and served as consultant in Puppetry in the Classroom to the Inner London Education Authority. Out of this came several articles and a radio play broadcast by the BBC.

In 1997, my artistic interests turned to oil painting and canvas, and my subjects became real persons and animals — but still the stuff of drama.

A powerful element in this drama is maturation and the passing of the years. After 20 years of living in Britain, I moved back to the US and took a position as Life Enrichment director for a large senior-living community. All around me were people in whose faces was carved a lifetime of emotional ups and downs. I had to paint them.

The human face has never ceased to amaze me. I went on to explore the human spirit in all stages of life: Men and women in their prime and children with their moods and dreams.

However, in my quest for the individual spirit nothing has given me greater joy as a portraitist than painting dogs. The glistening look in the eyes, the hues in the coat, the turn of the head and the way the dog holds itself… It all speaks to me as loudly as any person who sits for me. Dogs communicate a spirit, at times even a pathos, that seem almost to eclipse their two-legged friends. No wonder that dogs offer us such support when we most need it.

Looking out from my studio window, I see a constant parade of dogs. Every dog breed association is justly proud of the breed, but each individual dog has its own looks and character, and each is a very special dog to its owner — and to me.me.

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Florence's Blue Chair by Joan Glinert

 

Yolanda in Orange by Joan Glinert

 

Sherlock Holmes by Joan Glinert

 

The Kids by Joan Glinert

 

Cool Camel by Joan Glinert

 

Haman and Wife by Joan Glinert

 

The Gentle Golem by Joan Glinert

 

Judean Hills by Joan Glinert

 

Summer Fruit by Joan Glinert

 

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Mxy by Joan Glinert

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Angel by Joan Glinert

 

Joey by Joan Glinert

 

Sleeping Dog by Joan Glinert

 

The Cat's Eyes by Joan Glinert

 

The Ball by Joan Glinert

 

Jake's Zipper by Joan Glinert

 

Lulu by Joan Glinert

 

Dad by Joan Glinert

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Blanche's Purple Hat by Joan Glinert

 

Blue Eyed Young Boy by Joan Glinert

 

Bobby by Joan Glinert

 

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The Harrier by Joan Glinert

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