357 East Main St., 
Ashland, OR 97520
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Yelena Joy

Joined Sep 29 2012
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Ashland Art center ongoing Exhibit studio # 4

Starbucks coffee downtown Santa Cruz

3-rd street coffee, Watsonville

 2011 - private showsin Bay Area

Artesian Gallery downtown Santa Cruz

“Dr.Toots” Capitola

3-rd street coffee, Watsonville

Nominated for Artist of the Year, 2010

• Best of the Central Coast, Santa Cruz Arts Council,Watercolors, 2010 – Honorable Mention

• Santa Cruz Arts Council Open Studios participant,2007–2010


Cabrillo College public project art department - mural

OCTOBER     OpenStudio Tour, Santa Cruz, CA

JUNE           Danville Art Show, Danville, CA

MAY             LoudenNelson Center, Santa Cruz, CA

APRIL          Women’s Center, University of California

Santa Cruz, CA, April 10-17, 2009

• Santa Cruz City Hall, 2008

• Art Tour participant, 2008

• Santa Cruz Art League exhibit, 2007

• Simpkins Center, 2007

• Santa Cruz County Fair, Honorable Mention, 2005

• Private shows in and around the San Francisco Bay area,2001-present

• Shows and exhibits in and around Moscow, Russia, 1981through 2001


Art Magazine2011

Santa Cruzrecords magazine 2008, 2009


Illustrated Books:“Have you ever wondered?” “When time runs Away from you Where does it go?” “AreGender Labels simply Fables?” “The Heart’s Gift” (www.wonderpoetry.com)

My childhood dream was to become an author,coach and illustrator. I am now living this dream and evoking new creations as I go.

What I like about art is creation and transformation. I can see how a blank piece of paper transforms into a new painting or pieces of material create a unique quilt. Creating art is such a close metaphor for creating life. We create ourselves every day and transform our lives as we choose to.

Maybe this is why after retiring from medicine, I am delighted to coach clients who are both seeking to realize who they really are and willing to radically reinvent them-selves according to what they find.

I see magic in transformation and we are the most magnificent art piece we will ever create.

Born in the industrial Siberian city of Omsk, I am the youngest of three children. I’ve been drawing since I first held a pencil. My only formal training in art was at a Russian art school for kids. As a child my work was exhibited in Moscow and elsewhere in Russia. I went on to work for many years as a pediatrician and medical psychologist, creating art in my spare time.

I relocated to California in 2001. I find the essential expression of my life and joy in creating art and coaching people to discover their magnificence.

I express myself in a variety of media and styles. I especially delight in creating custom work that captures the essence of my subject. My newest creation is Heart Art Experience. Please click on “See You Heart through Healing art.” at the web-site www.joyfullart.com

“See your heart through Healing Art” is an once-in-a-lifetime experience of unveiling your greatest gifts

allowing you to see yourself as a powerful creator and live your life from that space, unlock your potential and create unique transformational rout to accomplish your dreams.As a result of this experience, you will

know yourself more fully be able to easily articulate your genius free up your creative energy, directly apply your skills to your work, and generate more abundance, joy and success as you radiate your joyful power around you. 


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