JOAN MITCHELL BLUMENTHAL is represented in collections throughout the United States and Canada. Her work in oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastel, mosaic and graphic media has been shown in one-woman and group exhibits in New York, the Palm Springs Desert Museum and the Canadian National Exhibition in Toronto. Permanent installations of her mosaics are to be found in Toronto, Edmonton and Winnipeg. Reproductions of her paintings and drawings have appeared in American Artist and have been sold around the world; her jewelry has appeared in Vogue.
Joan Blumenthal studied painting and sculpture at the Winnipeg School of Art, the University of California at Los Angeles (B.A.), The Ontario College of Art, The Art Students League of New York, the Madison Art School, The Westchester Workshop and The Artists' Workshop in Venice, Italy.
She pursued graduate studies in art history at New York University's Institute of Fine Arts.
An artist who also enjoys teaching, lecturing and writing, she has for many years taught life drawing and painting in New York and California; she has contributed articles to such publications as American Artist, Marsyas and The Objectivist, and has been a free-lance columnist for the Gannett newspapers.
Joan Blumenthal is a founding member of the Royal Winnipeg Ballet; she has lectured on art history and appreciation; she has participated in TV and radio discussions about the arts; she is co-author of a twelve-lecture taped course, "Music: History, Theory and Practice"; she is the lecturer on a video, "The Ways and Means of Painting" and she has been the subject of feature articles in newspapers and magazines.
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Edited Sunday 25 November 2012.