artist, Joan Potter, works in her light flooded studio in Santa Fe, New Mexico surrounded by her
favorite things collected from travels around the world.
Most of these treasures plus flowers from her garden and produce
from the local farmerís market find their way into her beautifully
composed still-life paintings.
began painting in New York City in 1964, studying at the Art Studentís
League and with David Leffel. By
the time she moved to Santa Fe in the mid-1980ís she was already
considered one of the premier still-life artists in the country.
masterful complexity and execution of Joanís still-lifes create a
rich, light-filled tapestry of color and texture that speaks to the
collector on many levels. To
see one of her paintings is to understand why she is such a highly
is a member of Oil Painters of America and American Women Artists, to
name only a few. Articles
about her have appeared in Southwest
Art, Focus Magazine, and U.S. Art.