My practice builds upon the foundations of abstract expressionism and overhauls those approaches for contemporary audiences while incorporating new risks, bold taste, and inspiring personality.

I demonstrate a thorough understanding of past master artists through research not only on their work, but also persona, and their own language. Fascinated early on by the artist persona, I’ve studied construction of artist identity in addition to professional techniques and methods.

Ultimately, my vision is guided by a moral purpose to achieve and inspire those around me. Sometimes the art world is afraid of established art being challenged by new ideas. However, I know deep inside me that I am prepared for something greater.

Aside from painting, I work in other mediums such as photography in a wide variety of genres, digital art, and sculpture. My work is currently in collections across the USA, UK, and Canada.

More info: joepapagoda.com

Nebula, 16 x 24 inch acrylic on canvas painting by Joe Papagoda. https://www.instagram.com/papagoda/

Ocean Odyssey, 30 x 40 inch acrylic on canvas painting by Joe Papagoda. https://www.instagram.com/papagoda/

Joe Papagoda. https://www.instagram.com/papagoda/

Joe Papagoda. https://www.instagram.com/papagoda/

Digital Mountain painting by Joe Papagoda. https://www.instagram.com/papagoda/