"It is my hope to convey the fragile intimacy of human experience. I am continually drawn the unique qualities I see in ordinary people, and have never seen anything in nature as lovely."
- JJ Foley
JJ Foley is a Mississippi Gulf Coast artist who has drawn and painted her whole life. She received her BFA from the University of Southern Mississippi in 1980. She continued to paint while being married and raising five children. JJ and her husband, Rick, currently live in Pass Christian, MS. Now that their family is grown, Ms. Foley is again working in her studio full time, continuing her exploration of the figure and its ability to reveal our connectedness to one another.