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Joanie Ciolfi

Studio #25: Joanie Ciolfi

Water Tower 2

Pittsfield native, Joan Palano Ciolfi’s paintings are expressive oils infused with energy and texture. They push the seemingly realistic subject matter towards abstraction- an abandoned building, a summer storm, a red dress. Her work is vibrant and atmospheric. She received BFA in Visual Design from Southeastern Massachusetts University, and later worked as a textile designer for numerous national brands.
Currently Joanie uses oil sticks to create paintings that express her passion for color. She feels very fortunate to be a part of the amazing group of artists at NU ARTS!

Joan Palano Ciolfi
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