Upcoming Shows & Performances

Seeing Red: A Performance – Potluck and Live Performance Show – Friday, Feb 21st at 7:30pm – INVITE ONLY event hosted by Live Laugh Loft. Email me if interested in receiving address: cloonank@gmail.com _____________________________________________________________________________ Art + Video, a group exhibition curated by K. Ryan Henisey at Tag Gallery Opening Reception Saturday, Feb 22nd 5-8pm FREE… Continue reading Upcoming Shows & Performances

Artist In Residence | Solo Show “Peripheral Nerve”

Reception – Saturday, May 25th from 3-6pm Shoebox Projects 660 South Avenue 21 #3 LA Ca 90031 Live Performance @4:30pm Memory. Loss. Trauma. Pain. Love. Anger. Thrill. Anxiety. Obsession. Seeking Connectivity. Constructing Consciousness. I am a compilation of knowledge, experiences and beliefs being constantly broken up and rearranged throughout life’s unexpected turns. Everything that is… Continue reading Artist In Residence | Solo Show “Peripheral Nerve”

Studio C Gallery: A Space for Female Artists

Back in February of this year (2018), I had the pleasure of discovering an incredible, partially hidden space in the Santa Fe Art Colony… Studio C Gallery is dedicated to exhibiting and emphasizing the work of women artists. The Gallery Director, Peggy Nichols is a beautiful human being and astounding realist painter with a big… Continue reading Studio C Gallery: A Space for Female Artists

Off the Wall: Small Works Exhibition

Shoebox Projects 660 South Avenue 21 #3 LA Ca 90031 http://www.shoeboxprojects.com Fun time and great art by Los Angeles based artists, myself included showing three collages from the series “Cut Outs”

Upcoming Shows in Chattanooga, TN

TONIGHT: First show here in Chattanooga is TONIGHT at Barking Legs Theater! Check out the event page and join if you are in the area: Gallery For A Night: Backyard Edition. It’s a ‘fire-sale’ so all my work is UP TO 50% OFF! Great chance to start a collection with drawings, paintings and collages from… Continue reading Upcoming Shows in Chattanooga, TN

Deceptive Clarity

"Deceptive Clarity"

Deceptive Clarity is a series of work created for my first two-person show in 2015 at my representing gallery in Sacramento, EN EM Art Space. About the series: The history of mistake is fascinating because it is without fear and shame, without guilt and worry. It reveals the stark reality instead of denying it’s struggle… Continue reading Deceptive Clarity

Stitched Stagnation: New Drawing Series

This series was created for my most recent show in downtown Los Angeles at Basic Flowers as part of Wet Silk: Illustrated Edition. Touching back to sewing paper with the new addition of vellum as a layering device. The process began with a small old drawing from my study abroad trip to France back in… Continue reading Stitched Stagnation: New Drawing Series

Publication in TUBE Magazine

“Optical Journeys: Joyce Nojima and Kayla Cloonan at En Em Art Space” by Justina Martino A lovely write-up on the show “Deceptive Clarity” at my representing gallery in Sacramento, CA: EN EM Art Space. M.A. in Art History and Gallery Assistant for EN EM Art Space, Justina Martino. “Deceptive Clarity features Kayla Cloonan’s large multi-media… Continue reading Publication in TUBE Magazine

“Deceptive Clarity” – EN EM Art Space – Sacramento, CA

En Em Art Space is pleased to present joint solo exhibitions of new works by Joyce Nojima and Kayla Cloonan. Please join us October 10th, 6 – 9 pm for a reception. We hope to see you there! “Deceptive Clarity explores the fine line between chaos and energetic expression. Cloonan’s paintings – which consist of… Continue reading “Deceptive Clarity” – EN EM Art Space – Sacramento, CA

Progress in the Studio: Work for EN EM Art Space

Finally photographed some of the stuff I’ve been working on in the studio the last few months. This is work for a series to be shown at my first show with my new representing gallery EN EM Art Space! The show is in Sacramento, CA and will be on display from October 1 – November… Continue reading Progress in the Studio: Work for EN EM Art Space