Posted by: Through the Eyes of Women | August 16, 2014

August 18, 2014 Host Lynette Nutter Interviews Artist Joan Gold About Life, Reinvention and Becoming a Full-Time Artist

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For anyone who has ever thought of reinvention, this is a show you don’t want to miss. Artist Joan Gold talks candidly with Lynette Nutter about her life, her art, and how she decided to leave behind a very comfortable life in Venezuela and move to Humboldt County, California to pursue her dream of being an artist.

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At one point in her life, Joan Gold realized, “this isn’t my life anymore.” She was a mother of four, living and working in Venezuela and yearned to be an artist. At the age of 45 Joan took a leap and moved with her four children to Humboldt County to be a full-time artist. That was 35 years ago and she has not looked back. Her art is hanging all over the world – from Hong Kong to Uruguay, Boston to Seattle. Bill and Melinda Gates are just one of a hand-full of private collectors who are lucky enough to own a Joan Gold painting. Her art is vivacious, full of life and color – it is a reflection of this wonderfully inspiring artist.

See her newest work –  Joan Gold, A Joyful Eighty – at Humboldt State University’s First Street Gallery in Eureka, Ca. July 5th– Sept 7, 2014. It is the first time this large gallery has given the entire space to one artist.

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Joan’s work is also sold year round at the retail store Plaza, in Arcata Ca.

For more about Joan Gold, go to her web-site: http://joangoldart.com

To watch a video about Joan Gold done by Lynette Nutter click:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-i7-PqqIxhM&feature=youtu.be

To learn more about Humboldt State’s First Street Gallery go to: http://www.humboldt.edu/first/exhibition.html

To listen to and/or download Lynette’s conversation with artist Joan Gold click the following link:  8-18-2014 Lynette_Joan Gold

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