Workshop: how to use gold and silver leaf in art
July 20-21, 2019
Adelsö Smedja, Adelsö, Sweden
Artist Joy Lynn Davis works in watercolors, acrylics, oil paints, gold leaf and silver leaf. Her paintings often show the sublime in nature and sacred spaces. Her art and research project “Remembering the Lost Sculptures of Kathmandu” documents the theft of sacred sculptures from Nepal and the community’s response to the thefts. Her recent paintings illuminate the natural landscape of the islands on Mälaren Lake in central Sweden. In addition to large-scale paintings, she also paints murals in public and private spaces and does street-painting in the tradition of i Madonnari. Joy Lynn Davis is also the founder of the Himlayan Art and Cultural Heritage Project, a U.S. based non-profit with the mission to preserve and protect the cultural heritage of Nepal and the greater Himalayan region.