As an artwork photographer, I get to enjoy spending time with great art. Look closely at this painting, Joe’s work looks photographic at a distance, but when you look closely, individual brush strokes tell an entire story on their own.
Joe Paquet has been featured in an October 1995 article in the Washington Post Sunday Magazine, the May 2002 issue of The Artist Magazine, the March 2004 issue of American Artist and the July 2005 issue of Plein Air Magazine. July 2005 & Jan 2015 issues of Plein Air Magazine.
Paquet’s awards include both Artists’ Choice and Collectors’ Choice from the 2007 Laguna Beach Plein Air Invitational as well as the 2008 Alden Bryan Memorial Prize from the Salmagundi Club of New York and the First Place in Landscape from the Richeson 75: Artist’s Choice Competition. Paquet is an Emeritus Member of the Plein Air Painters of America, The Salmagundi Club and a Signature Member of the California Art Club.