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About the Artist

Joy Olney was born in Bordeaux, France. She began her formal training in 1966 when she attended an art college while still in high school. She then studied painting for five years at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts in Philadelphia. She has created a sensitive style truly her own. As a master of the art of fine drawing and painting, she captures the essence of her subjects with a deft hand. Joy is accomplished in all media and all types of subject matter. She is represented by the Blue Horse Gallery in Bellingham, WA.

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