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JOEL P HEINZ SR.
Haiku, Hawaii - United States



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Artist Statement

Joel P Heinz Sr. was born in Hastings, Minnesota; raised and educated in Northern California: served in the Army in Viet Nam, and raised a family in California. He worked in various sales positions until he found his calling working with mentally disabled adults. He is now retired and living his dream in Maui with his wife, Kathy. In 1995, Joel began painting using acrylic paint on canvas with no formal art training. His artwork evolved from associating with other artists and the joy of experimenting and discovery. In the beginning, his favorite subject was Tropical Marine, colorful tropical landscapes and underwater scenes. As part of the evolution of his art, he dabbled in Egyptian art for a short time in order to practice working in detail, a noticeable characteristic of most of his artwork on canvas. For years he had appreciated artwork from a distance only to be disappointed in the lack of detail when viewed close up. He wanted his work on canvas to be detailed enough to be clearly seen whether viewed up close or from a distance. In the 21 years prior to moving to Maui, Joel’s twice-annual visits to Maui cultivated an appreciation for the Hawaiian culture and its primitive art. This led to subject-matter changes in his canvas paintings. He was intrigued by the geometric designs on Hawaiian tattoos and on ancient Kapa (known as Tapa Cloth in other Polynesian Islands). He also loved the ancient Hawaiian petroglyph rock carvings. He ...

Original Artworks (54)

Joel P Heinz Sr.; My Aloha, 2009, Original Painting Acrylic, 30 x 40 inches. Artwork description: 241  Acrylic Painting on Gallery Wrapped Kapa ( also known as Tapa Cloth) from Tonga ...
Joel P Heinz Sr.
Original Acrylic Painting, 2009
30 x 40 inches (76.2 x 101.6 cm)
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Joel P Heinz Sr.; Its Where We Live, 2009, Original Painting Acrylic, 40 x 30 inches. Artwork description: 241  Acrylic Painting on Gallery Wrapped Kapa ( also known as Tapa Cloth) from Tonga ...
Joel P Heinz Sr.
Original Acrylic Painting, 2009
40 x 30 inches (101.6 x 76.2 cm)
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Joel P Heinz Sr.; Sailing Canoes, 2009, Original Painting Acrylic, 48 x 36 inches. Artwork description: 241  Gallery Wrapped Acrylic painted on Kapa ( also known as Tapa Cloth) from Tonga. ...
Joel P Heinz Sr.
Original Acrylic Painting, 2009
48 x 36 inches (121.9 x 91.4 cm)
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Joel P Heinz Sr.; Uniting the Kingdom, 2009, Original Painting Acrylic, 72 x 48 inches. Artwork description: 241  Acrylic Painting on Kapa ( Tapa Cloth) with 1. 5 inch gallery wrap ...
Joel P Heinz Sr.
Original Acrylic Painting, 2009
72 x 48 inches (182.9 x 121.9 cm)
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Joel P Heinz Sr.; Petroglyph Dolphin, 2007, Original Sculpture Wood, 10 x 19 inches. Artwork description: 241  Petroglyph Dolphin is the artests rendering of what a petroglyph of a dolphin might be if it one existed. To date none have been found. The Dolphin is carved from pretious Hawaiian Koa wood. The baise is constructed of hawaiian Koa and lava, There petroglyphs carved into ...
Joel P Heinz Sr.
Original Wood Sculpture, 2007
10 x 19 inches (25.4 x 48.3 cm)
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Joel P Heinz Sr.; Petroglyph Honu, 2007, Original Sculpture Wood, 9 x 13 inches. Artwork description: 241  Honu is carved from Hawaiian Koa and is mounted on a lava and Koa baise. Petroglyphs are carved into the lava. ...
Joel P Heinz Sr.
Original Wood Sculpture, 2007
9 x 13 inches (22.9 x 33.0 cm)
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Joel P Heinz Sr.; Petroglyph Whale, 2007, Original Sculpture Wood, 14 x 18 inches. Artwork description: 241  Petroglyph whale is sculpted from solid Hawaiian Koa wood ...
Joel P Heinz Sr.
Original Wood Sculpture, 2007
14 x 18 inches (35.6 x 45.7 cm)
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Joel P Heinz Sr.; Two Honu, 2006, Original Painting Acrylic, 10 x 8 inches. Artwork description: 241  Two Honu is acrylic on tapa ( also known as Kapa) cloth.  It is my representation of an existing Hawaiian petroglyph.  Tapa was widely used in ancient Hawaii, but today it is only brought out on special occasions. ...
Joel P Heinz Sr.
Original Acrylic Painting, 2006
10 x 8 inches (25.4 x 20.3 cm)
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Joel P Heinz Sr.; Waa O Kaua, 2005, Original Painting Acrylic, 30 x 24 inches. Artwork description: 241 Anchient Warriors landing on Oahu under the watchful eye of Diamomd Head Waa O Kaua ( Canoe Of War)...
Joel P Heinz Sr.
Original Acrylic Painting, 2005
30 x 24 inches (76.2 x 61.0 cm)
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Joel P Heinz Sr.; Legends, 2005, Original Painting Acrylic, 20 x 16 inches. Artwork description: 241 At Olowalu on Kilea on the Island of Maui, there are petroglyphs that may speek of great legends and major events in Hawaiian History. I have used the idea on my canvis of some of this history....
Joel P Heinz Sr.
Original Acrylic Painting, 2005
20 x 16 inches (50.8 x 40.6 cm)
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Joel P Heinz Sr.; Hula, 2005, Original Painting Acrylic, 20 x 16 inches. Artwork description: 241 The petroglyphs that are represented on my canvis, are  my interpritation of petros found on diffrent islands of Hawaii.  They all show the motion of dance and just may represent the beginnings of the hula....
Joel P Heinz Sr.
Original Acrylic Painting, 2005
20 x 16 inches (50.8 x 40.6 cm)
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Joel P Heinz Sr.; Kahiko Hookahis, 2005, Original Painting Acrylic, 24 x 24 inches. Artwork description: 241 Honu or turtles are a bridge between the land and the sea. In Hawaiian culture the Honu also is considered a tie from past to present and are thought to be good luck in any presentation in the home. The four honu represented in my painting are ...
Joel P Heinz Sr.
Original Acrylic Painting, 2005
24 x 24 inches (61.0 x 61.0 cm)
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Joel P Heinz Sr.; Petro Paddlemen, 2004, Original Painting Acrylic, 12 x 12 inches.
Joel P Heinz Sr.
Original Acrylic Painting, 2004
12 x 12 inches (30.5 x 30.5 cm)
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Joel P Heinz Sr.; Petro Honu, 2004, Original Painting Acrylic, 12 x 12 inches.
Joel P Heinz Sr.
Original Acrylic Painting, 2004
12 x 12 inches (30.5 x 30.5 cm)
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Joel P Heinz Sr.; Petro Dancer, 2004, Original Painting Acrylic, 12 x 12 inches.
Joel P Heinz Sr.
Original Acrylic Painting, 2004
12 x 12 inches (30.5 x 30.5 cm)
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Joel P Heinz Sr.; Petro birdmen, 2004, Original Painting Acrylic, 12 x 12 inches.
Joel P Heinz Sr.
Original Acrylic Painting, 2004
12 x 12 inches (30.5 x 30.5 cm)
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Joel P Heinz Sr.; Petrosurfer, 2003, Original Painting Acrylic, 11 x 14 inches. Artwork description: 241 Artists rendition of an actual Hawaiian Petrogliph. Full size numberd Glclee prints are avialable...
Joel P Heinz Sr.
Original Acrylic Painting, 2003
11 x 14 inches (27.9 x 35.6 cm)
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Joel P Heinz Sr.; Maui Tail, 2003, Original Painting Acrylic, 36 x 24 inches. Artwork description: 241 The original Maui Tale painting is not available for sale.  It is available as numbered limited- edition UV protected giclee prints on canvas from full size down to any requested specification with 1. 5
Joel P Heinz Sr.
Original Acrylic Painting, 2003
36 x 24 inches (91.4 x 61.0 cm)
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Joel P Heinz Sr.; Petro-Paddleman, 2003, Original Painting Acrylic, 11 x 14 inches. Artwork description: 241 Full size giclees or 11X14 prints, mounted on 16X20 Matte are avalable....
Joel P Heinz Sr.
Original Acrylic Painting, 2003
11 x 14 inches (27.9 x 35.6 cm)
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Joel P Heinz Sr.; The Deep, 1996, Original Painting Acrylic, 11 x 14 inches. Artwork description: 241 11X14 Matted prints Left...
Joel P Heinz Sr.
Original Acrylic Painting, 1996
11 x 14 inches (27.9 x 35.6 cm)
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