About Joy Fahey
Joy Fahey was born in Manchester, UK and now lives in Mijas Pueblo, Malaga, Spain.
She studied as a mature student in Fine Art at Manchester College of Art. After which she travelled to many countries and spent long periods of time in the USA, South Africa, Hong Kong, Australia and New Zealand.
This had a great impact and influence on the development of her artwork. She works in acrylic, oil and mixed media and she’s not afraid to explore new possibilities to discover interesting ways of expressing herself through colour, line and form adding freedom to her painting.
“Joy’s paintings are always ambiguous, mysterious, and versatile and require the viewer to look into the subtle balance and emerging images so that they do not accrue to just mere ornamentation.” Julia Saez-Angulo Art Critic, Madrid
Joy moved to Southern Spain in 2000 and set up an Art Studio to teach and paint. This was featured on the BBC TV Living in the Sun programme, filming one of her workshops.
She has had many exhibitions both nationally and internationally including the Gaudi Galleria, Madrid and CAC, Contemporary Art Picasso Museum, Mijas Pueblo in July 2017 she is also represented by the Galleria Rimon, Marbella.Joy works from her studio in Mijas Pueblo in Southern Spain where she also teaches classes, workshops and courses.