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Joel's Bio

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Reflexion of the Artist

Joel With Joint

Joel and His Qi

Unnamed Portrait of the Artist

Speak No Evil

Smoke Two Joints

Joel in Hawaii

My First Digital Camera

Virginia Beach Portrait

Joel & Zahra

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Looking Up


the Artist In Hell

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b.1943,  New York City

As a teenager, I studied painting and drawing with Polish artist Leo Cizes and later at New York’s Art Students League. 

In 1968, my wife Betty and I opened Exposure Gallery.  It was New York’s first photography gallery since Stieglitz’s An American Place in the 1930's. From 1968 – 1973, I showed at Exposure as well as several other East Coast venues.

In 1970 we moved to Berkeley California, discovered its amazing flora, and began crafting pictures with pressed flowers. The UC Berkeley Art Museum sold our 'Oshibana' and and so did scores of galleries throughout coastal California.

In the 1980s,  I discovered how use computers to blend photography with my painting.  I've spent the next 35 years  'painting with light' to Craft images that often take me by surprise.

Printed with pigmented inks on acid-free archival paper.

Prints are 9 X 12 inches. For other sizes, please call Joel at 510-912-6674


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