About

Joelle Shallon was born in New York City, child of immigrants from the Middle East, and grew up in India and Iran. She studied painting at the Pacific Northwest College of Art in Portland, Oregon and now lives and works in Brooklyn.

Her work is influenced by her cultural background, travels and experiences in the Middle East and is inspired by her interest in textiles and architecture.

She has shown in galleries around the New York area and in the Pacific Northwest.

She can be contacted at joelle.shallon@gmail.com