Joseph Stoddard is a partner at SKA Design (an environmental graphics design office) located in South Pasadena. He paints in the evenings and on weekends and is a frequent demonstrator and workshop teacher around Southern California. He paints and sketches architecture, landscapes and urban subjects using pen and ink with loose applications of color in a unique, impressionistic style.
He has produced paintings for a number of Pasadena events, including the Bungalow Heaven Annual Tour, the Colorado Street Bridge Party, the Pasadena Showcase House of Design, the California Art Club Artists for Architecture Painting Project, the Pasadena Symphony and the Pasadena Pops Orchestra. His work has been featured in the The Art of Watercolor, a French art magazine as well as Studios magazine, and Watercolor Artist magazine. His studio was featured in The Man Cave Book.
His paintings have also been on the covers of a variety of publications including Westways Magazine, Pasadena Magazine, a book series published by the Historical Society of Southern California, and the Lost and Found Series by Many Moons Press. In 2001 a book of his sketches entitled Pasadena Sketchbook was published. The second edition was published in October of 2008. A collection of sketches of the University of Redlands entitled Redlands Sketchbook was published in 2007. Walter Foster Publishing published Expressive Color, a painting instruction book in August of 2008. He just completed a new book for Quarto Publishing entitled Expressive Painting and is preparing a series of new paintings for the third edition of Pasadena Sketchbook.
You can see his work at: josephstoddard.com
Please join us for our special opening reception on Tuesday, November 20th at 6pm to meet the artist in person and view his work.