• Press

    Portland Press Herald Article

    The Portland Press Herald published a lovely article about MAC in August. Here’s the link to the online version.  https://www.pressherald.com/2021/08/16/artists-seize-opportunity-to-pop-up-in-the-old-port/ There are photos of the print version here: https://www.facebook.com/MaineArtCollective/posts/118736950498127  

  • Galleries

    Maine Art Collective

    I am pleased to be a member of the Maine Art Collective since its beginning. We opened our first gallery space at 18 Exchange Street in Portland, Maine in August 2021. Check out our website to find out more about The Collective and the wonderful artists involved: Maine Art Collective  

  • Galleries

    River Arts

    River Arts is a wonderful Arts Center located in Damariscotta, Maine. This is one of the first galleries that Joyanna Margo showed in. The support and friendships shared here are priceless. Joyanna highly recommends membership to midcoast Maine artists. Collectors, be sure to include River Arts Gallery in your itinerary – even better if you can get there during an opening. Those are tons of fun!  For more information: https://riverartsme.org/

  • Galleries

    Knox County Art Society

    Joyanna’s 2020 painting workshops and art shows through Knox County Art Society and River Arts were cancelled due to the Covid 19 pandemic, except for a virtual KCAS show with Camden Public Library.  https://www.kcasmaine.org/teachers https://www.penbaypilot.com/article/knox-county-art-society-presents-virtual-art-show-artists-connecting/139968 https://www.facebook.com/1031629436888153/photos/a.1031695240214906/3653229134728157/

  • About

    Getting Started

    My house did not feel like home, with its dark walls paired with blinds drawn against the Florida heat. I was always trying to brighten the place up. The focal point of the living room was a heavy, gray stone fireplace with a dark, wooden mantle. It needed color, but I didn’t want to drill into the stonework in this rented house. I decided to paint a big, bright bouquet that would never wilt, that complimented the colors of my living room, and that would gracefully sit on the mantle and lean against the chimney. For the past ten years, my artistic expression was limited to the kitchen. This was…