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

  • So Far (original drawing) This is Joni's original drawing for the final work that appeared as the cover for CSN&Y's "So Far" 1974 album. This work was then re-drawn for the alb...
  • 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 ...

Most-viewed paintings in the past 30 days

  1. Both Sides 1 1999
  2. So Far (original drawing) 1974
  3. In My Dweams We Fly 1999
  4. Clouds 1969
  5. Miles Davis 1991
  6. Ladies of the Canyon 1 1969
  7. Turbulent Indigo 1994
  8. Paris 1963
  9. So Far 1974
  10. 40 Below 0 1995

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 319 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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