Joyce Lazzara is one of Tampa Bay’s best-known artists. She currently works in oils, but has used a variety of medium during her career as an artist. Her subject matter ranges from floral, tropical, landscapes, still lives, and portraiture her use of vibrant colors and exquisite detail earmark her very popular style. Lazzara’s printmaking abilities have added to her reputation as a master craftsperson. As a consummate student of line, color, design and value, her knowledge and love of painting have always distinguished her work. Lazzara’s work embodies an honest, uncompromising quality that demonstrates the discipline and energy she invests in all that she creates. She is also available for commissioned work and enjoys this opportunity to work more closely with the clients. Joyce Lazzara was born in Tampa, Florida where she now lives with her husband. She is the mother of two sons, both artistically inclined. She works out of her Tampa studio and a studio on Anna Maria Island.
ONE WOMAN SHOWS: (PARTIAL LISTING) General Telephone Company, Tampa, Florida Exchange Bank & Trust Co of Florida, Tampa, Florida First National Bank, Tampa, Florida Burdines Department Store- Clearwater and Tampa, Florida TECO Plaza, Tampa, Florida St. Joseph Hospital, Tampa, Florida Woman’s Hospital, Tampa, Florida The Club at Cheval, Tampa, Florida, Eastwest Gallery, St Petersburg, Florida
JURIED AND INVITATIONAL SHOWS: (PARTICIAL LISTINGS)
Florida Printmakers Longboat Key Art Center, Longboat Key, FL Farrington-Keith National Exhibition, Dexter, MI The Thomas Center Gallery, Gainesville, FL Art Foundations Incorporated, LeMoyne FL Clara Kott Von Storch Gallery, Dexter, MI Gulf Coast Community College, Panama City, FL Las Damas De Arte, Tampa, FL Sunfest, Judges Selection, West Palm Beach, FL Florida Competitive Exhibition Center for the Arts, Vero Beach, FL Art With A Southern Drawl Exhibition Mobile University, Mobile, AL Art Communicational International Art Collection, Philadelphia, PA Winter Park Art Festival, WinterPark, FL Hillsborough County Aviation Authority, Tampa Int’l Airport, Tampa FL Int’l Artist Management, First Place, St Petersburg. FL Fairchild Gardens, Miami, FL Mary Selby Gardens, First Place, Sarasota, FL
MUSEUM SHOWS: The Florida National, Tallahassee, Florida Miami Museum of Science, Miami, Florida Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa Florida A.E. “Bean” Backus Gallery & Museum, Fort Pierce, Florida
J.Lazzara West, Los Angeles, California
Kelsey Keller & Assoc., Tampa, Florida
Seven North, St Petersburg, Florida
The Garden Party
GALLERIES: Coconut Grove Gallery
EDUCATION: Fifteen years experience in fashion. Director, coordinator, design, model and buyer. Studied oil painting in Spain with master painter Juan Ignasio Sardi. Formal training-Hillsborough Community College (AA) University Of South Florida (Fine Art) Studied airbrush illustration in New York, New Orleans and California. Workshops with master artists: Franko Covino-Portraits John Howard Sanden-Portraits Thomas Nash-Portraits Danielle E. Green-Portraits David Leffel-Portraits and Still life Joyce Pike-Floral still life American Society of Portrait Artists-Workshops, Seventeen years gallery owner, director and artist.
Title: Bamboo I
Medium: Acrylic on Canvas