One of the most endearing themes of folk art painting is that of Bridal painting. Honoring that tradition Jo Sonja has chosen four different styles, Bavarian, French, Dutch and Norwegian Rosemaling, to tempt the brush of the contemporary artist who wishes
This sleigh is truly magnificient! Each of the four sides has a completely different fairy tale inspired scene including the magestic snow queen on her swan sleigh pulled by three charging white steeds.
Painting on the walls of a home in Sweden inspired these two boards. The man was on one side of the door admonishing guests to behave while his wife was offering the welcome. Here Jo Sonja has adapted the thought to colonial figures.