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Quick's Bottom (IV) by Jocelyn Floyer


Quick's Bottom (IV) by Jocelyn Floyer
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Artwork DescriptionAbstract landscape painting of Quick's Bottom, oil and encaustic on canvas (framed).

About Jocelyn Floyer

DatesBorn 1930, Victoria, British Columbia
Artist BioJocelyn was born in 1930 in Victoria BC, attending both South Park Elementary and Victoria High School before moving to Nanaimo to work as a legal secretary. While most of her 11 children were still in school she attended Malaspina College, taking courses in fine arts and social sciences. During this period in the early 70's she also began a passionate committment to painting. Upon moving back to Victoria she attended the Victoria College of Art studying under the tutelage of such artists as Jack Shadbolt, Jake Wise, Flemming Jorgeson and Bill Porteous. Jocelyn continues to paint daily, while supporting environmental and community causes. Jocelyn's paintings are her personal "response to her environment. They are, in fact, affirmations or celebrations of life."
Artist ResumeStudied with Robert Aller, Leroy Jensen and at Malaspina College and under the tutelage of such artists as Jack Shadbolt, Jake Wise, Flemming Jorgeson and Bill Porteous. Graduated from Victoria College of Art in 1980.

Details

Artwork TypePainting
Mediumoil and encaustic on canvas/board
DimensionsNA
Reference #15
SiteBruce Hutchinson Library Branch, Saanich Commonwealth Place.
Art CategoryCivic Public Art
Selection ProcessCivic: Donation
Municipality/NeighbourhoodSaanich: Royal Oak

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