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Meet Joan Applebaum, Windy Hill Studios


Celebrating the ever changing color palette of our landscape in Upstate New York; Acrylics, Watercolors and Silk Dyes.

If you are a painter, painting the seasons just seems like a natural thing to do, in Upstate New York. Living here we are greeted with an ever-changing palette of colors as the seasons shift.

The year begins with wispy whites, shimmering in the pale winter sun. Spring brings us delicate green tendrils, curling up from the ground. At last! 

Summer is glorious and filled with color. Flowers, fruits, blue skies and sunny days! Ah, we wish that it could last forever! Fall is glorious too as trees show off their “Sunday best”, their color rivalled only by the brilliant orange pumpkins. 

And then the sky grows heavy and leaden, and the bare silhouettes of trees settle in for their long winter nap. 

And the cycle begins again.

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Jeanne Dupre
Comment by: Jeanne Dupre
Left at: 9:40 PM Thursday, April 14, 2016
This is a wonderful article about a talented artist and good friend.
Sheila Byrnes
Comment by: Sheila Byrnes
Left at: 10:44 PM Thursday, April 14, 2016
This is a lovely article about a gifted and professional artist! Joan Applebaum's work is truly breathtaking!
Comment by: Judyswansom
Left at: 8:53 AM Friday, April 15, 2016
We seem to have another thing in common. Love of the river and joy in painting it
Ilene Layow
Comment by: Ilene Layow
Left at: 9:02 AM Friday, April 15, 2016
Joan Applebaum is a wonderful, talented artist. The works here are beautiful but even more brilliant in person.
Catharine Van Sickle
Comment by: Catharine Van Sickle
Left at: 9:51 AM Friday, April 15, 2016
Thank you for pursuing this art Susie,it is wonderful
Janet Fagal
Comment by: Janet Fagal
Left at: 10:12 AM Friday, April 15, 2016
Joan paints the way I wish I was able to see. She is prolific and varied. She is a good friend, a wonderful colleague and an artist I admire greatly. Terrific article about Joan so others will get to know more about her and her art!
Lynn Newman
Comment by: Lynn Newman
Left at: 8:08 PM Friday, April 15, 2016
Very nice article Joan. Congratulations ! I would be interested to talk with you about "The Healing Muse". I admire your perseverance and dedication to art, as well as your works. Continued success to you. Great job !
Donna Muhs-McCarten
Comment by: Donna Muhs-McCarten
Left at: 10:42 PM Sunday, April 17, 2016
Beautiful work .... Congratulations Joan!
Joan Applebaum
Comment by: Joan Applebaum
Left at: 10:06 AM Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Thank you everyone for your kind remarks. And thank you to Susie Smith for featuring my work in this month's issue. I am honored to be included in this publication.