art of the imaginary tale


Artist information and links for getting in touch

Joanna Kaufman is an artist and illustrator in Trout Lake, Washington. She works from a studio located along the banks of the White Salmon River where nature's enduring inspiration and influence flows through her daily life and art on its way to the sea.

Deeply interested in the capacity of the visual and literary arts to open and define new realities and ways of being, Joanna's artwork often pairs words and images to both celebrate life and explore the creation of myth, meaning, and mystery.

Joanna's passion for interpreting stories within visual language combined with her knowledge of composition and design has allowed her to help businesses and individuals express stories in creative visual ways, such as with:

With a vision for making and publishing projects that delight and inspire, Joanna has an appreciation for the details that bring quality and spark to the process and outcome of each project.

For project inquiries, image licensing or just to say hello; here's how to get in contact. To explore prints, originals and more, check out the store. To stay in touch and receive studio news and updates, please join the studio mailing list below.

Photo by Leah Hedberg

Photo by Leah Hedberg

Visit the studio this April 20, 21, 22 during the Gorge Artists Open Studios Tour! Open 10am - 5pm 

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