Biography

GODIN, JOSEPH (JOE) CANADIAN BORN 1956.. OIL PAINTER

A self taught and self proclaimed Artist . Currently based Western Canada on Vancouver Island

A Portrait and Figurative artist Painter with 50+ years of experience and traveled stories.

His latest works allows for visual key elements of form and composition. While balancing it with cultural and preconception of social taboos.

Joe’s currently employing the technicque manifesting as a wet on dry layered approach to painting. Drawing from the Flemish Technique (Baroque time period) pushing toward Contemporary Realism.

Well read and traveled on the subject. Spending time with the street artisans in Europe, Middle East and China. As well Academic Artists and Print Makers across North America.

Some noteworthy moments:

  • Client, former “World Bank President”. Commissioned a work of his wife.
  • Canadian Business Mogul’s, Wife has one of my works in her private collection.
  • A number of exhibitions and shows of late Internationally:
    • London Eng
    • Seattle USA..