Eyes of the Forest - Red Fox

B.C. Wildlife Federation Artist of the Year 2010

Joyce entered a competition sponsered by the B.C. Wildlife Federation and her image of a young red fox won first place. She was awarded B.C. Wildlife Federation Artist of the Year 2010!

Joyce Trygg

Joyce Trygg was born in a small town on Nova Scotia's eastern shore and now resides on acreage near Fort Langley, B.C. with her husband and their dogs, cats and horses.

As a child she surrounded herself with every animal she could fit on the small city lot where she lived. These animals were her first "models". Joyce drew consistently through her childhood and art was one of her majors in high school. When her two children were in school, Joyce attended Douglas College where she drew, painted, sculpted and studied Art History. Family kept Joyce busy for many years, although there was always time to do a charcoal portrait of a child, horse or dog.

In 2000, Joyce traveled to Montana to the Beartooth School of Art for a workshop with internationally acclaimed wildlife artist Terry Isaac. She was hooked. Since then she has painted with and learned so much from Terry, Paco Young, Daniel Smith, John Banovich and the amazing John Seerey-Lester.

Joyce's paintings reflect her love and empathy for domestic animals and the awe of the magnificent wildlife she feels privileged to see.

In 2010, Joyce was proud to be selected by the B.C. Wildlife Federation as the B.C. Wildlife Artist of the Year.

Although animals are her primary subject matter, Joyce also loves to paint the beautiful details of everyday things in her life, hopefully showing the familiar in new and unexpected ways.

Joyce belongs to: Artists for Conservation; West Fine Arts Shows; and Federation of Canadian Artists

Joyce is very excited to announce she will be exhibiting her paintings at the Kube Gallery in Fort Langley B.C.

Upcoming Events

Due to Covid, the wonderful international watercolour exhibition, FabrianoinAcquarello, in Italy, will carry on online this year.

My entry is Line Dancing.

I was so pleased to see the post by the James Museum of Western and Wildlife Art showing my painting “On Thin Ice” The show opens March 13, 2021. In Florida.

We are all looking forward to the AFC Festival and Show on October 1-4, 2021 at Van Dusen Gardens in Vancouver, B.C. 

For updated information, check www.artistsforconservation.org

The West Fine Art Show

West Fine Art Show at Glass House Estate Winery in Langley

The West Fine Art Show features some of the finest artists in Western Canada, connecting people with art in a series of annual art shows that will become the cornerstone of your arts and entertainment calendar.

It’s all about a touch of celebrity and breathtaking interpretations of the Canadian west – ranging from the untamed wilderness to more urban scenes.
Alex Browne - Peace Arch News.

Next Show:

April 9th to 11th, 2021

Glass House Estate Winery
23449-0 Avenue, Langley, B.C.

Visit West Fine Arts Shows for more information


News Flash!  If Covid restrictions impact this show ….never fear…..It will be online April 9-30, 2021.


Recent Paintings

Paintings by Joyce Trygg
Tiger Tiger
Line Dancers
Back to Back
Botanical Bay
Lion Around
On Thin Ice

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