Discover your inner artist with Joan Doyle
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Discover your inner artist with Joan Doyle

ART WITH A MESSAGE — Doyle will teach various classes around Haywood County, combining art skills and life talks for all levels of participants. Self-taught artist, Disney and DreamWorks animator, Spiritual Guide and librarian Joan Doyle has made her new home Haywood County; with a goal of sharing with the community her art skills through teaching and painting the beauty she sees. Doyle currently works part time at the Canton Library. She has partnered with the Haywood Community Arts Center and the Senior Center to start “Art with Joan” classes for all levels of artist to attend. “I had one 78-year-old lady who never painted in her life, and after a class she bought all the equipment and found a new skill,” said Doyle. “That’s part of the fulfillment to me, for people to change the quality of their life by learning a new skill that they can do on their own.” Doyle got her start as a graphic artist for a newspaper in Ireland, which lead to a job as a board game designer. When the board game business crashed, Doyle stumbled upon Sullivan Bluth Studios in Dublin, Ireland. “When the board game factory went caput, my sister […]

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