Paintings

"I'm a painter first, and a musician second..."
- September 8, 1998
"I have always thought of myself as a painter derailed by circumstance."
- June 2000

Recent updates

  • Louise Goffin Liner notes to Louise's 2020 album: The cover of this album, Two Different Movies, is a sketch the great Joni Mitchell drew of me when I was a chi...
  • In My Dweams We Fly Date unconfirmed...
  • Paint Palette Even one of Joni's paint palettes is a work of art, right? Dehl Vella writes: It was early 1999, my mom and I left Canada for 6 months to stay in the ...
  • Paris Done in high school as an art assignment to paint Paris. The dedication is to Bob Hinitt, her art teacher. Joni donated the painting to him, who in tu...

Most-viewed paintings in the past 30 days

  1. In My Dweams We Fly 1999
  2. Both Sides 1 1999
  3. Taming The Tiger 1997
  4. Ladies of the Canyon 1 1969
  5. Paris 1963
  6. Miles Davis 1991
  7. Clouds 1969
  8. Turbulent Indigo 1994
  9. Both Sides 2 1999
  10. Ladies of the Canyon 3 1970

Joni as a painter

Think of Joni Mitchell and think primarily of her incredible career as a singer, songwriter, musical innovator and trailblazer. Much less has been written of her life as a painter. We've been collecting images for years and have organized 318 pieces of Joni's artwork here for all to enjoy. The images displayed here are purposely low resolution for copyright reasons.

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