Poppy Field by Joachim Casell
Poppy Field by Joachim Casell 3/8/2008, New Orleans. Pastel on paper. Mounted in a white frame, the red poppies seem to burst from the background and fill the frame with vibrant color.
Joachim Casell born in Geona, Spain, August 1, 1927, dedicated to painting landscapes unspoiled by man, likes to paint the different seasons of the year. He grew up along the Mediterranean coast near the border of Spain and southern France. The warm, beautiful light and panoramic vistas of that region have had a lifelong impact on his artistic vision. His landscape and cityscape pastels are painted in a vibrant impressionist manner with strong colors and passionate strokes. Early in his career, before immigrating to the United States, Casell studied at Ecole de Beau Arts.
Mr. Casell is listed in Who’s Who in American Art, also in Barron’s Who’s Who in Interior Design, International Edition 1992.
1987 Won 1st Place in Ocean Springs Art Association, Ocean Springs, Missippi.
1988 Wn Merit Award in Ocean Springs Art Association, Ocean Springs, Mississippi.
1989 Won 1st Place Biloxi Art Association Biloxi, Mississippi.
1990 Won Exceptional Merit Award, Ocean Springs Art Association, Ocean Springs, Mississippi.
1994 Won Blue Ribbon, Art Collection Channel 12, New Orleans, Louisiana.
2001 Won Blue Ribbon, Art Collection Channel 12, New Orleans, Louisiana.
He is the owner of his own New Orleans gallery, Casell Gallery, which features the award winning oil pastels of the owner. For 36 years Casell Gallery has been a fixture in the French Quarter art scene for both local and out of town collectors. The gallery also carries a wide variety of original works by other New Orleans artists and a large collection of antique prints as well as collectable posters. If you would like your artwork framed, there is a frame shop on the premises. Art collectors from near and far know Casell Gallery as THE source for art in New Orleans at modest prices. Casell Gallery has been a fixture in the New Orleans art scene for both local and out of town art collectors. The gallery also carries a wide variety of original works by other New Orleans artists along with a large selection of antique prints and collectible posters.
Casell’s work has found its way to Japan, Canada, Australia, Paris, and various European countries. Many regular travelers to New Orleans discover his gallery and purchase pieces year after year. He is widely collected.
Great piece for a contemporary interior yet it works in any decor.
Framed size: 17″ wide x 14″ high