Now shipping to Australia, the UK, Canada, Europe, and parts of Asia!!

Capturing the beauty and dignity of traditional cultures around the world through my paintbrush.

2018 to present





Oil Paintings 



Older Work 

Welcome to my gallery

I have  long had a love for traveling to far flung places, as well as a passion for painting traditional cultures around the world. I began by painting scenes I observed while living and traveling in Mexico and Latin America. Since 2007 I have been painting scenes from Asia, with a focus on the people of Northwest China. I am passionate about expressing the beauty and dignity of these places and people through my paintings. 

As I have witnessed how quickly modernity is encroaching on and changing  traditional cultures around the world, I feel a sense of urgency to document the people and elements that remain before their beauty is forgotten by the modern world. I am fascinated by the people, colors, patterns, textures and implements of daily life in cultures not my own.

Joy Bostwick


Enjoy the journey!


Joy Bostwick 
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