Joan Horsfall Young

Light and colour are the focus of Joan Horsfall Young’s paintings. The artist holds a great fascination for how light behaves in the natural world. . Influenced by the Neolithic Caves of Lascaux, the Barbizon School of painters as well as the Impressionists, Young explores fragmented light as a starting point, then transposes these spontaneous moments onto the canvas with a carefully considered palette and Impressionist-inspired brushwork. Young’s works are a true testament to light and colour. Having lived in various parts of the world, the artist is intrigued by diverse geography and the common bond that unites humanity. 

Horsfall Young was born in Toronto, Canada and splits her time between Los Angeles, California and the Kawartha Lakes, Ontario. She studied art under Charles Goldhammer at Central Technical School, Toronto, as well as at Stowe School, Buckinghamshire, England, California State University, and 5 years of travel and study throughout Monaco, Germany, and England. Young has exhibited her work at the Pasadena Museum of California Art, National History Museum of Los Angeles, the Richard Nixon Library, as well as in Vermont, Park City, Fenelon Falls, and numerous cities in California. Her work is found in private and corporate collections in the United States, Canada, Monaco, and the Cayman Islands.


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Joan Horsfall Young
Early Morning with Boat

2019

oil on linen

6 x 6 inches, 12.5 x12.5 inches framed

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Joan Horsfall Young
Three Geese Over Water

2019

oil on linen

6 x 6 inches, 12.5 x 12.5 inches framed

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Joan Horsfall Young
Fishing at Sunrise

2019

oil on linen

6 x 6 inches, 7.25 x 7.25 inches framed

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Joan Horsfall Young
Bright Orange Sunset

2019

oil on linen

6 x 6 inches, 7.25 x 7.25 inches framed

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Joan Horsfall Young
Fishing at Sunrise

2019

oil on linen

6 x 6 inches, 7.25 x 7.25 inches framed

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Joan Horsfall Young
Gray Sunrise

2019

oil on linen

6 x 6 inches, 7.25 x 7.25 inches framed

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Joan Horsfall Young
Brilliant Sunset

2019

oil on linen

6 x 6 inches, 7.25 x 7.25 inches framed

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Joan Horsfall Young


Orange Sunset (Blue Clouds & Sky)

2019

oil on linen

6 x 6 inches, 7.25 x 7.25 inches

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Joan Horsfall Young
Farm Field with Clouds and Birds

2019

oil on linen

6 x 6 inches, 7.25 x 7.25 inches

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Joan Horsfall Young
Light From Behind

2019

oil on linen

6 x 6 inches, 7.25 x 7.25 inches

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Joan Horsfall Young
Sunset Behind the Point

2019

oil on linen

6 x 6 inches, 7.25 x 7.25 inches framed

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Joan Horsfall Young
Sunset from the Club

2019

oil on linen

6 x 6 inches, 7.25 x 7.25 inches

COTTAGE SERIES

Cottage: a small, simple house, typically one near a lake or beach.

These noble cottages are rustic, ornamental, grand, humble. Some have screened porches, draughty rooms, or latticed doors. Some leak and have bats. Some overflow with children and bikes. Some are cozy when we shelter from the howling winds of a thunderstorm. Most are old and feel lived in and are surrounded woods teaming with wildlife. Some have weeds, choked gutters and spiders. All are loved. What stories they could tell if only they could speak. These are the cottages of Sturgeon Point.

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Joan Horsfall Young
Cottage 59

2017

oil on linen board

8 x 10 inches, 9.25 x 11.25 inches framed

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Joan Horsfall Young
Cottage 8

2017

oil on linen board

12 x 12 inches, 13.25 x 13.25 inches framed

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Joan Horsfall Young
Cottage 31

2017

oil on linen board

8 x 10 inches, 9.25 x 11.25 inches framed

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Joan Horsfall Young
Cottage 54

2017

oil on linen board

8 x 10 inches, 9.25 x 11.25 inches framed

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Joan Horsfall Young
Cottage 19

2017

oil on linen board

8 x 10 inches, 9.25 x 11.25 inches framed

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Joan Horsfall Young
Cottage 44

2017

oil on linen board

8 x 10 inches, 9.25 x 11.25 inches framed

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Joan Horsfall Young
Cottage 57

2017

oil on linen board

8 x 10 inches, 9.25 x 11.25 inches framed

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Joan Horsfall Young
Cottage 2

2017

oil on linen board

8 x 10 inches, 9.25 x 11.25 inches framed

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Joan Horsfall Young
Cottage 70

2017

oil on linen board

8 x 10 inches, 9.25 x 11.25 inches framed

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Joan Horsfall Young


Cottage 51

2017

oil on linen board

8 x 10 inches, 9.25 x 11.25 inches framed

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Joan Horsfall Young


Cottage 4

2017

oil on linen board

8 x 10 inches, 9.25 x 11.25 inches framed

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Joan Horsfall Young
Cottage 63

2017

oil on linen board

12 x 12 inches, 13.25 x 13.25 inches framed

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Joan Horsfall Young
Cottage 33

2017

oil on linen board

8 x 10 inches, 9.25 x 11.25 inches framed

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Joan Horsfall Young
Cottage 58

2017

oil on linen board

8 x 10 inches, 9.25 x 11.25 inches framed

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Joan Horsfall Young
Cottage 21

2017

oil on linen board

8 x 10 inches, 9.25 x 11.25 inches framed

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Joan Horsfall Young
Cottage 48

2017

oil on linen board

8 x 10 inches, 9.25 x 11.25 inches framed

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Joan Horsfall Young
Cottage 16

2017

oil on linen board

8 x 10 inches, 9.25 x 11.25 inches framed

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Joan Horsfall Young
Cottage 78

2017

oil on linen board

8 x 10 inches, 9.25 x 11.25 inches framed

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Joan Horsfall Young
Cottage 41

2017

oil on linen board

8 x 10 inches, 9.25 x 11.25 inches framed

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Joan Horsfall Young
Cottage 62

2017

oil on linen board

8 x 10 inches, 9.25 x 11.25 inches framed

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Joan Horsfall Young
Cottage 55

2017

oil on linen board

8 x 10 inches, 9.25 x 11.25 inches framed

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Joan Horsfall Young
Cottage 45

2017

oil on linen board

8 x 10 inches, 9.25 x 11.25 inches framed

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Joan Horsfall Young
Cottage 66

2017

oil on linen board

8 x 10 inches, 9.25 x 11.25 inches framed

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Joan Horsfall Young
Cottage 37

2017

oil on linen board

8 x 10 inches, 9.25 x 11.25 inches framed

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Joan Horsfall Young
Cottage 1

2017

oil on linen board

8 x 10 inches, 9.25 x 11.25 inches framed

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Joan Horsfall Young
Cottage 11

2017

oil on linen board

12 x 12 inches, 13.25 x 13.25 inches framed

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Joan Horsfall Young
Cottage 2

2017

oil on linen board

12 x 12 inches, 13.25 x 13.25 inches framed

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Joan Horsfall Young
Cottage 65

2017

oil on linen board

8 x 10 inches, 9.25 x 11.25 inches framed

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Joan Horsfall Young
Cottage 50

2017

oil on linen board

8 x 10 inches, 9.25 x 11.25 inches framed

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Joan Horsfall Young
Cottage 64

2017

oil on linen board

8 x 10 inches, 9.25 x 11.25 inches framed

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Joan Horsfall Young
Cottage 30

2017

oil on linen board

8 x 10 inches, 9.25 x 11.25 inches framed

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Joan Horsfall Young
Cottage 24

2017

oil on linen board

8 x 10 inches, 9.25 x 11.25 inches framed

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Joan Horsfall Young
L510

2017

oil on linen board

10 x 8 inches, 11.25 x 9.25 inches framed

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Joan Horsfall Young
L513

oil on linen

10 x 18 inches, 9.25 x 11.25 inches framed


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Joan Horsfall Young
Sunrise with Boat

2019

oil on linen

6 x 6 inches, 7.25 x 7.25 inches framed

SOLD

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Joan Horsfall Young
Cool Sunset

2019

oil on linen

6 x 6 inches, 7.25 x 7.25 inches

SOLD

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Joan Horsfall Young
Misty White Sunrise

2019

oil on linen

6 x 6 inches, 7.25 x 7.25 inches framed

SOLD

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Joan Horsfall Young
L520

2017

oil on linen board

8 x 10 inches, 9.25 x 11.25 inches framed

SOLD

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Joan Horsfall Young


L518

2017

oil on linen board

8 x 10 inches, 9.25 x 11.25 inches framed

SOLD

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Joan Horsfall Young
Cottage 52

2017

oil on linen board

8 x 10 inches, 9.25 x 11.25 inches framed

SOLD

Joan Horsfall Young
Cottage 15

2017

oil on linen

8 x 10 inches, 9.25 x 11.25 inches framed

SOLD

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Joan Horsfall Young
Cottage 22

2017

oil on linen board

8 x 10 inches, 9.25 x 11.25 inches framed

SOLD

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Joan Horsfall Young
Cottage 7

2017

oil on linen board

8 x 10 inches, 9.25 x 11.25 inches framed

SOLD

Joan Horsfall Young
Cottage 13

2017

oil on linen

12 x 12 inches, 13.25 x 13.25 inches framed

SOLD

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Joan Horsfall Young
Cottage 28

2017

oil on linen board

8 x 10 inches, 9.25 x 11.25 inches framed

SOLD

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Joan Horsfall Young


Cottage 40

2017

oil on linen

8 x 10 inches, 9.25 x 11.25 inches framed

SOLD

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Joan Horsfall Young


Cottage 71

2017

oil on linen board

8 x 10 inches, 9.25 x 11.25 inches framed

SOLD

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Joan Horsfall Young
Cottage 76

2017

oil on linen board

8 x 10 inches, 9.25 x 11.25 inches framed

SOLD

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Joan Horsfall Young


Cottage 61

2017

oil on linen

12 x 12 inches, 13.25 x 13.25 inches framed

SOLD

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Joan Horsfall Young
Cottage 75

2017

oil on linen board

8 x 10 inches, 9.25 x 11.25 inches framed

SOLD

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Joan Horsfall Young
Cottage 43

2017

oil on linen board

8 x 10 inches, 9.25 x 11.25 inches framed

SOLD

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Joan Horsfall Young


Cottage 60

2017

oil on linen board

12 x 12 inches, 13.25 x 13.25 inches framed

SOLD

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Joan Horsfall Young
Cottage 34

2017

oil on linen

8 x 10 inches, 9.25 x 11.25 inches framed

SOLD

Joan Horsfall Young
Cottage 46

2017

oil on linen

8 x 10 inches, 9.25 x 11.25 inches framed

SOLD

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Joan Horsfall Young


Cottage 14

2017

oil on linen

12 x 12 inches, 13.25 x 13.25 inches framed

SOLD