Joyce Brian is an accomplished artist and teacher and has been an artist since the age of two. Joyce has had many solo and group exhibitions for the past 40 years and has been awarded prizes at the Nassau County Museum and in numerous art fairs. She was a member of the Northport Gallery which was a cooperative venture for ten years. She has been an art teacher for 30 years. Joyce spends summers in Italy where she has artwork on permanent display in the town of Brescia. Her inspirations come from the landscapes and light of Italy as well as from the eastern end of Long Island.
Joyce holds a B.S. in Art Education from Ohio State University, and an M.A. in Studio Art from C.W Post University. She has post-graduate credits from New York University, Pratt Institute, and Savannah College of Art & Design. She has studied abroad in Venice, Italy and Provence, France. Her earlier training was from the Art Students League of NYC and Parsons School of Design.