ABSTRACT EMOTIONALISM ©
PAINTING, ART-PHOTOGRAPHY, SOUL-VISIONS,
BODY PAINTING, STYLING, DECORATION AND
1999/2000 Bettina Joy found access to painting during an period of emotional turmoil.
The wish to give her visions life found its expression in explosive productivity. The artist phrased her emotions often in strong, most intensive and extreme color combinations.
2000–2008 numerous exhibitions in Austria and the participation in international art fairs in USA, Emirate of Abu Dhabi, Spain, Italy, Switzerland, Germany, Hungary, Salzburg, Klagenfurt, etc…
2008 the artist immersed herself into the world of JOY-ART PHOTOGRAPHY VISIONS and starts with the project SOUL VISIONS.
An emergence of a new era. Joy connects photography, body painting and elements of painting to produce a massive body of work with JOY-ART COLLAGES.
2010 investigates personal transformations in life with the focal point of the re-occurence of cycles of light & shadow periods.
Joy's emphasis is on exploring depth and presence. Strong colors play a leading part which are transporting cumulative energy. During this process the artist departed intentional on a path that moves away from regular mainstream ideals.
Multi-faceted and with multiplicity she defoliates and incorporates in a creative way very soulful light & shadow themes of nature, landscapes, humanity and the emotional realm with the intention to travel with joy of life.
2013/2014 a magical journey of time travel begins...