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artist's biography

Joyce Gehl is a mixed-media artist, combining digital imagery, paint and resin to create paintings of her experiences of, and reverence for, the natural world.  Her art has been featured in exhibitions in Seattle, Atlanta, Santa Fe and Scottsdale. She is included in corporate and private collections throughout the United States and South America. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from UC Santa Barbara and a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Art Center College of Design. Joyce works in her Orcas Island studio in the San Juan Islands.

curriculum vitae


2023   Patricia Rovzar Gallery, the air we breathe: Be More Tree, Seattle

           Patricia Rovzar Gallery, Celebrate Art Group Show, Seattle

2021   Patricia Rovzar Gallery, Vibrations, Seattle

2019   Patricia Rovzar Gallery, The Wanderess, Seattle

           Patricia Rovzar Gallery, 25th Annual Group Exhibition, Seattle

2018   Patricia Rovzar Gallery, Softly Falling, Seattle

           Patricia Rovzar Gallery, 24th Annual Group Exhibition, Seattle

2017   Patricia Rovzar Gallery, Dondolare, Seattle

           Patricia Rovzar Gallery, 23rd Annual GroupExhibition, Seattle

2016   The Marshall Gallery, Window to Nature, Scottsdale

2015   Patricia Rovzar Gallery, Seeds, Seattle

2014   Patricia Rovzar Gallery, The Way Through, Seattle

 Patricia Rovzar Gallery, 22nd Annual Group Exhibition, Seattle

2013   Patricia Rovzar Gallery, 21st Annual Group Exhibition, Seattle
           Patricia Rovzar Gallery, Forgotten Garden, Seattle, 

2012   Patricia Rovzar Gallery, Filtered Dreams, Seattle
           Patricia Rovzar Gallery, 20th Annual Group Exhibition, Seattle
           Selby Fleetwood Gallery, Winter Gatherings Group Exhibition, Santa Fe

2011   Patricia Rovzar Gallery, Flight of the Caterpillar, Seattle
           Pryor Fine Art, Introductions, Atlanta 
           Patricia Rovzar Gallery, Annual Group Show, Seattle

2010   Patricia Rovzar Gallery, Invasive Beauty, Seattle, 
           Patricia Rovzar Gallery, group exhibition, Seattle
           The Building, West Seattle Art Walk, Seattle, WA

2009  Patricia Rovzar Gallery, group exhibition, Seattle
           Western Bridge, Poncho Invitational Fine Art Exhibition, Seattle
           The Building, The Building Presents, Group Exhibition, Seattle

2008   The Building, Holiday Show, Group Exhibition, Seattle



Owner, Gehl Design Inc., Illustration and Design, 1989 – 2008


St Clare Hospital
True Family Womens Cancer Center
UW Hospital and Medical Center
Franciscan Health System, St Claire Hospital
Bellevue Club, Seattle 
Swedish Hospital, Seattle 
Good Samaritan Hospital, Puyallup
The Larrabee Center, Bellevue 
Carol Milgard Breast Center, Tacoma 


Art Center College of Design, Bachelor of Fine Arts, 1986
University of California at Santa Barbara, Bachelor of Arts in Art History,  1979

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