... peint son "paradis végétable"


My artwork, 
Watermelon Invasion,
Het Mysterie van de watermeloenen 2017 oil on panel 2
oil on panel, 52 x 72 cm - 20.4 x 28.3 in
is included in the upcoming
13th International ARC Salon Exhibition,
which will consist of 89 Contemporary Realist works selected from over an original 3,750 entries
from 69 countries and is the most prestigious realist art competi
tion in the Americas and perhaps the world. 

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The ARC Salon Exhibition will be on view at the Salmagundi Club,
47 Fifth Ave., New York, NY from September 21st—October 2nd, 2018
with the public opening event on Saturday, September 22nd from 11am to 3pm.
Entry is free.

The exhibition will then travel to Sotheby's, Los Angeles
where it will be on view from December 4th—December 13th, 2018
with the opening reception on December 4th from 6pm to 8pm.

The show will then travel to the MEAM Museum, Barcelona, Spain
from February 8th—March 31st, 2019,
with the opening event and award ceremony starting at 7pm on February 8th.
To learn more, go to https://www.artrenewal.org/13thARCSalon/Home/Exhibition 

july 5th - october 28th 2018

A retrostpective overview exhibition of paintings by Joke Frima.
Nature is is the source of Joke Frima's visual observations,
study and analysing is her basic principal.
The sheer inexhaustible vegitable kingdom
is the endless inspiration for Joke Frima's paintings


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Untouched, wild nature:
artist Joke Frima (1952) is looking for that.
She not only paints colourful flowers, but also winding stems and graceful leaves.
But where do you find that unspoiled green beauty? In the details, is the answer from Frima.
It looks like she has been lying between the plants while she was painting.
She shows us the beauty of a thistle, the charm of a small cucumber flower and the majestic allure of water lilies.
The paintings of Frima are an ode to the untouched nature and show a true love for foliage.

Parallel to the museum exhibition FLORA in the Drents Museum,
a sales exhibition will take place at

Harms Collection

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Personal contact: Grietinus Harms +31 (0)6 515 212 82





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In the competition, connected to the TRAC 2018, 
I won the third prize with Rainy day Lotus. Rain Day Lotus, 
2018, oil on linen, 75 x 120 cm 

'Rainy day Lotus'
Regendag Lotus 2018 olieverf op linnen 75 x 120 cm


Recently Joke finished her painting Epiphany.
 Click [ HERE ] to see a short film about the creation of Epiphany

photo and film by Fekke de Jager

Joke schilderend Epifani


 Joke Frima was the Grand Prize Winner of the international Artist Magazine's Challenge No.101 


international Artis magazine grand Prize kopie 

The prize was a main article about her painting in the international Artist Magazine.

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Click [ HERE ]  for the article.