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Artwork of Joan Setkewich

Award-winning New England artist specializing in seascapes, landscapes, and floral designs.

About The artist

Background

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Joan was born and raised in Western Massachusetts, attended The Elms College in Chicopee, MA and graduated from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, with a BA degree in Art and English Literature. For over 24 years she taught Art in the Belchertown, Massachusetts public school system and private classes in her home studio. Joan started exhibiting her work in 2004. View Exhibits

Artwork

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Joan uses many different mediums, such as watercolors, acrylics, and alcohol inks. She finds that working in multiple mediums enhances her creativity and adds richness to her paintings. Each idea manifests in its own individual style. Most of the images reflect seascapes, marshes, landscapes, and floral designs. She continues to develop work while also accepting commissions.  Contact Joan

Inspiration

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Joan's inspiration comes from her passion and love of the sea and from travels throughout New England, the Midwest, and parts of Europe. Lecturing on several cruise lines has brought her to the Sea of Cortez, Mexico, Spain, France, Italy, Turkey, Greece, and Hawaii. As a full time artist, she continues to travel here and abroad capturing new ideas and feelings giving rise to new and exciting works. View Gallery