Joyce Hicks is a self-taught artist who has an innate ability for transforming ordinary landscape scenes into beautiful works of art that have made her an internationally acclaimed artist. Her dynamic brushwork and expressive use of color combines in a very unique way giving her paintings a fresh, welcoming look that is easily recognizable. She paints with a powerful signature style that invites viewers into her scenes for a glimpse of a simpler way of life. She shares her love of the landscape with viewers by painting a variety of subjects from rural farms, country landscapes and time-worn coastal cottages.
Her sunny paintings have received international recognition and she is a three time award winner of the prestigious American Watercolor Society with Signature Membership Status. She travels frequently in search of beautiful places to paint, conducting national and international workshops, giving gallery talks and acting as an exhibition juror. Her work is widely published appearing in many of the popularSplash Series Books and Art Journey America: Landscapes to name a few. Her painting “Out Santa Rosa Creek Road” was chosen for the cover of Watercolor Artist Magazine along with a full-length feature story about her work and travel in April 2011. She has three feature length instructional DVDs and is the author of the popular book “Painting Beautiful Watercolor Landscapes.”
Joyce Hicks, AWS