Early Work

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1958, "Vinyl Gothic," mosaic. This mosaic, made from vinyl floor tile, is one of several projects done using materials that are usually discarded.
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1958, "St. Joan By Firelight," pastel. Created in response to George Bernard Shaw's "Saint Joan" and other works about Joan of Arc. It is the first painting Tanya sold.
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1958, "By Lake Victoria," oil on linen canvas. A memory of visiting the Stratford Festival of Canada to see Shakespearean theater productions.
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1958, "Ballgame," crayon and ink resist. Part of a series of work with varied media.
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1959, Tanya creating a collage. Both the watercolor painting on the wall and the soapstone sculpture near it are from this period.
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1959, Tanya Joyce planning her summer outdoor painting classes.
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1959, Tanya Joyce with antique mirror frame and two artworks with beach stones. This was part of a setup for Tanya's outdoor art classes.
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1959, "Collage After Matisse", tissue and Color Aid paper. Matisse's collages were still new when Tanya was doing hers.
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1960, "Dream Figures," colored pencil. From a series on dreams.
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1962, "Abstract Flight," oil on plywood. Part of a series that incorporated paintings on wheels made from wooden wire spools. The holes relate to 3-D elements. The cat shows the scale of the work.

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