I create images that are driven by circumstances, images that thrive within clear boundaries.
Each of these circumstances unlock a deeper investigation.
With each image, we share in this experience of (re)discovery.
My sculptures are made of individually cast glass or resin, that I combine with various materials, found objects, wire and other hardware, pairing the structural soundness of the durable with the more translucent and fragile.
Joy Makon paints representational watercolors that are based on observations of daily life. Landscapes and seascapes, often with figures incorporated into the scene, come from Brooklyn and from travelling in the US and abroad.