Welcome to Art de Joie on Etsy, where the actual realism oil painting will always looks better than the online preview! This is the place to go if you appreciate cityscape detail! Art de Joie is Art of Joy, the award-winning Chicago artist Joy Appenzeller Bauer. Please Google me - I am not one of the internet only Etsy "artists".
All oil paintings are created entirely by hand (no electronic aids) and are either composed from my own reference photography or are executed “en plein air” (on site). For more info on my process click here: http://www.etsy.com/shop/ArtdeJoie/about/
I graduated from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 1995 where I refined traditional French impressionism and urban realism oil painting techniques. After art school, I focused on commissioned portraits for 15+ years while working in advertising/corporate...
- Born on April 4
- Joined September 8, 2009