Jen Joaquin's Profile
"Color is the place where our brain and the universe meet." (Paul Klee)
My love of color is a major motivation for my art making. The relationships between colors often informs the direction I take in my paintings, leading me to unexpected results. I paint primarily with acrylic paints on smooth panel or wood. Painting is not only a visual experience for me but also a very tactile one.
I take my inspiration from the world around me. I paint objects, people, and places which catch my eye and my imagination. I have been inspired by too many artists to name them all but a few of the most powerful influences so far have been: Hans Hoffman for his masterful use of color; Henri Matisse for his colors as well as the innate playfulness to his work; Paul Cumes for his dedication to the act of painting; Claude Coquil…
- Born on May 29
- Joined July 8, 2007