Joy Thomas http://wkms.org en Joy Thomas on Painting Professional Portraits http://wkms.org/post/joy-thomas-painting-professional-portraits <p>Murray-based portrait artist Joy Thomas has captured the likeness of members of the community and leaders in government and business. Some of her commissions include the official portrait of Secretary of the US Navy, Richard Danzig; New York Jets owner, Robert Wood Johnson; and recently, John E. Bryson, the 37th US Secretary of Commerce. Her work has been on exhibit across the country, featured in magazines, and has won several awards, including first place in "The Best Paintings of 2000" competition by The Artist's Magazine. In 2006, she published <a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1440320101/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_tl?ie=UTF8&amp;camp=1789&amp;creative=9325&amp;creativeASIN=1440320101&amp;linkCode=as2&amp;tag=wwwwkmsorg-20"><em>The Art of Portrait Drawing</em></a>, which is available on Amazon. She came to our studio to speak with Kate Lochte&nbsp;on <em>Sounds Good</em> about her work.</p><p> Thu, 30 May 2013 19:24:34 +0000 Kate Lochte 31823 at http://wkms.org Joy Thomas on Painting Professional Portraits