Joan Pechanec

Welcome to my website! On this page, you can see larger versions of each painting by clicking on the thumbnail images. The first two sections provide arrows so you can click through the enlargements once you have clicked a thumbnail to open one, click each image individually for enlargements in the third. For more information, please click the link in the caption of the enlargement. Visit my portfolio gallery, in the menu above, to see all paintings and information. Thank you for your interest in my art!
~ Joan

New Works

Updated 8/27/2021

“In my deeply textured mixed media pieces I built up and cut through up to 25 layers of a variety of mediums including cold wax, pastels, pigment sticks, papers, fabrics, stamps, moss, and random writings. Several of the paintings have iridescent foundations and copper backgrounds which catch the light, a rich effect that is very difficult to capture with a photo.

In both mixed media and traditional oil, I have continued my emphasis on vibrant color and strong mood in an abstracted and expressionistic style. I am grateful for the opportunity to share the unexpected, powerful, and numinous moments that add beauty and inspiration to my life.”

 ~Joan Pechanec

More Available Paintings

Selected Sold Works

See the Sold category in my Portfolio for photos of more sold works.

Emerging City: 16 x 20 mixed media painting
Another Morning at the Falls: 12 x 24 mixed media painting of Hedge Creek Falls in Northern California
Montana Truck  Oil on canvas 12" x 24"  Not For Sale
Bourbon Street, New Orleans, original oil painting
Beneath the Surface (Sanctuary Series) Oil ~ 14” x 11” Framed ~ $275
Yellowstone River, painting by Joan Pechanec
Shipwrecked: 24 x 24 mixed media painting of the Peter Iredale, a ship wrecked and abandoned on the Oregon Coast in 1906
Emerald Pool: 9 x 12 Mixed Media painting by Joan Pechanec: Third of a series of small abstracted landscapes, this is a fantasy image inspired by the emerald pools in Yellowstone, set in a copper forest.
Moonlit Bayou, Image of original oil painting of a moonlit bayou at night 12x24 unframed, 17x29 framed, by Joan Pechanec, Mt Shasta, CA, 2014.
Morning in New Orleans, 24 x 24 Original Oil Painting
Light in the Valley, 16 x 20 Original Oil Painting
Mirage ~ Oil ~ Image Size: 14” x 11” ~ $275 Includes Frame
City Night: 18 x 18 mixed media painting
Up from the River, 20 x 20 Original Oil
Pears, 12 x 12 original oil painting
Two-toned Truck,  12 x 16 Original Oil Painting
Louisiana Cypress Pond II, 20” x 16” Original oil on canvas
Boathouse at Big Daddy's, Original oil painting by Joan Pechanec
Coming Home, 4" x 12" Original Oil
Ocean Dreams: 16 x 20 mixed media painting
Morning at the Falls, 14 x 11 Oil painting
Montana Bus, Original oil painting by Joan Pechanec
Tranquility, 10 x 8 original oil painting of an estuary
Shorebird, Original oil painting by Joan Pechanec
Canadian Glacier 12 x 24 Encaustic with Mixed Media (collage, oil, cold wax)
Pier, original oil painting of a pier in Fairhope, Alabama


Poster for the 2020 Food and Wine Classic

Poster for the 2020 Food and Wine Classic

This is the poster for the 2020 Food and Wine Classic, “Sip,” a national 3-day, 3000 person event held annually in McMinnville, Oregon’s huge airplane hangar at the Evergreen Aviation Museum. I was selected to create the event’s poster painting and display additional...

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MECA Gallery Show Opens June 29!

MECA Gallery Show Opens June 29!

A collection of my work will be exhibited in a two-person show at the beautiful MECA Gallery in McMinnville, Oregon. The show opens June 29th with a reception from 4–7 pm and will remain on display till the end of July.

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Solo Show at The Gallery in Mt. Shasta

Solo Show at The Gallery in Mt. Shasta

I am honored and excited to have a solo show at The Gallery in Mt. Shasta from May 13 through June 20, 2017. The opening reception will from 4 to 7 on Saturday, May 13th in the bright, spacious upstairs gallery. There will be refreshments and classical guitar music by...

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