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Christine Joy
Born: 1952, Ithaca, New York
christine Joy small sphere
two views: 38cj AIR, Christine Joy
Rocky Mountain Maple with encaustic finish, 9.84" x 9.84" x 9.84", 2012, $1,700
Christine Joy 32cj LILY
Christine Joy
red osier, beeswax and damar resin
43" x 28" x 16"
2002
$7,800
Christine Joy Christine Joy
37cj CLOUD FORMATION, Christine Joy, willow, 23" x 29" x 23", 2010, $8,000
Christine Joy 36cj BUNDLE
Christine Joy
willow
18" x 18" x 13" 2010,
$4,500
christine Joy
Christine Joy 34cj WORLD
Christine Joy
cottonwood

15" x 17" x 18.5"
2004
$3,000
Christine Joy
31cj HEART, Christine Joy, red oisier and dogwood, 20" x 28" x 20", 2000, $3,200
Christine Joy
34cj Detail WORLD
Selected collections and exhibition venues:
Racine Art Museum, Wisconsin (Basketworks: The Cotsen Contemporary American Basket Collection); Textile Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota; The Contemporary Art Society, London, England; John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, Wisconsin; Yellowstone Art Center, Billings, Montana; Takashimaya Gallery, New York, New York; Center for Visual Arts, Denton, Texas; Holter Museum of Art, Helena, Montana; Hayes Fine Arts Gallery, Montana State University, Bozeman; Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, Massachusetts; Missoula Museum of the Arts, Montana; Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, Tennessee.
Christine Joy







31cj Detail HEART
Statement:
I construct my baskets to appear as if they are moving, growing and animated, as though the shapes had been cut from a tree or pulled from moving water. I want them to sit still, unchanging, yet to the eye of the viewer to flow, to move around and back again, to carry the movement of life. From the fruition of a basket’s construction to the next harvest, I am involved in a representational cycle. The baskets become concrete symbols of the passage of my life.
                                                                                                 Christine Joy


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