Artist of the Month: Joyce Davis Harrington

Artist of Month

Joyce Harrington is shown with her watercolor painting of a loon, one of her favorite subjects.

Joyce Davis Harrington has been chosen as the October Artist of the Month at the Dunmore Activity Hub. 

Mrs. Harrington, who has been painting at the facility for five years, finds herself inspired by birds and ducks, and especially by the New England loon.

She enjoys being involved in a positive environment. Joyce notes that most of the participants are oil painters, and that she among three water colorists.

“Our wonderful artist and dedicated teacher, Jill Swersie, has vast experience,” Mrs. Harrington points out.
She motivates all of her students.”

Joyce also admires Allison Boga, the executive director of the Dunmore Senior Center on Monroe Avenue.

“She is devoted to seniors and always supportive,” she explains.

As for where she finds her subjects, Joyce peruses art books and magazines, as well as Birds & Blooms magazine for her ideas.

“Painting is fun and relaxing,” she says, as far as why she pursues the hobby.

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