At the old art building in leland


At the old art building in leland
J oa n G . R i c h m o n d ~ 2 0 1 6 A rt i s t i n R e s i d e n c e
At t h e o l d a rt b u i l d i n g i n l e l a n d
Leelanau Community Cultural Center, PO Box 883, Leland MI 49654
Artist in Residence 2016 • Joan G. Richmond
Reception & Exhibit: June 24, 25 & 26
Opening Reception is Friday, 5 to 8 pm
The exhibit continues Saturday 10 am to 5 pm
Sunday 12 to 4 pm ~ 1 pm Illustrated Talk
“Fender Benders and Head-Ons: Collisions that Form an Artist”
The Leelanau Community Cultural Center is delighted to
announce that Joan Gallagher Richmond has been selected for
2016 Ann Hall Artist in Residence. Joan’s appointment will
mark the 10-year anniversary of this summer program at the
Old Art Building.
Richmond, a graduate of the Art Academy of Cincinnati, also
holds an MFA from the University of Notre Dame. She taught
painting for 10 years at Northwestern Michigan College and
continues to instruct at drawing and painting workshops.
Focusing on, but not limited to, landscape images, Richmond
uses gouache and other media. She works both in open air and
in her studio, Studio 1S, in Traverse City. Northwest Michigan provides a rich
source of visual inspiration. She has also painted along the west coast of Ireland,
the North Channel in Canada and the city of Rome, Italy.
Richmond believes that direct observation
of nature is an essential process for the
artist. Critical seeing informs the artist’s
visual and emotional responses that help
form the image no matter how illusionistic
or abstract. Major influences on her
development include the work of Cezanne,
Corot, Matisse, Morandi, Fairfield Porter
and Louisa Matthiasdottir.
Richmond exhibits regionally and is
represented in a number of corporate
collections throughout the Midwest. Joan has received numerous awards at the
Glen Arbor Art Association “Paint Outs,” was an Artist in Residence at the
Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore in the fall of 2014 and a visiting artist at the
American Academy in Rome the spring of 2015 & 2016.
Visit her website at