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About jparadisirn

JParadisi RN, OCN finds inspiration where science, humanity and art converge, creating compelling images as both a writer and a painter. She is the author of JParadisiRN, and blogs frequently for TheONC.org, and Off the Charts, the blog of the American Journal of Nursing.

A Costume About Identity

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Scrubs Magazine Features JParadisi Paintings in Fall 2011 Issue

Three Vases, Two Dollies, and a Thong. oil/canvas by J Paradisi 2011 Scrubs Magazine published two series of paintings by moi in the Fall 2011issue. It is a rare opportunity for an artist to publish more than one or two … Continue reading

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What? The U.S. Women’s Soccer Team Looks Like Nurses? It’s The Color White

The Christening Gown. mixed media by jparadisi This morning fellow nurse blogger Joni Watson at Nursetopia urges our friends here in Oregon, Nike, to make scrubs for nurses. I like the idea, considering the physical nature of our jobs, which … Continue reading

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Equine Group Show at The Froelick Gallery June 1 thru July 16, 2011

In June, I have a painting in the horse-themed Equine, a group show at the Froelick Gallery, opening June 1-July 16, 2011.

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Equine Group Show at The Froelick Gallery for June First Thursday

Last night was the opening reception for the Froelick Gallery group show, Equine. I am fortune that my painting Twenty-One is included among the work of many accomplished artists. Tonight is First Thursday, and there is a reception for the … Continue reading

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Color-Coded For Your Safety

Color-Coded For Your Safety is my latest series of images about identity.  Color-Coded for Your Safety consists of nine photographs of flip-top caps collected from medication vials, which are commonly used in hospital pharmacies. Color-coding medication vials is a visual … Continue reading

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“Resonance-Extended” Anka Gallery First Thursday

Tonight is the First Thursday Art Walk in Portland, Oregon. I have a couple paintings in a group show at Anka Gallery. The show runs January 1, 2011 until January 28, 2011. ‎ ‎ This January The Anka Gallery is … Continue reading

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From Cradle to Grave: The Color White Reviewed in Willamette Week

Portland based art critic Richard Speer writes about the paintings of From Cradle to Grave: The Color White, my art show at the Anka Gallery, in the visual arts section of this week’s Willamette Week. “The highlights of the four-person … Continue reading

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Cradle to Grave: The Color White VII

The White That Binds (Pinning Ceremony) 10″ x 13″ is available for purchase online through Anka Gallery. The color white is prominent in traditionally female rituals and ceremonies of western culture. Nursing, with its iconic white uniform, began as a … Continue reading

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Somedays a Surgical Mask Feels like a Gag

by JParadisi 13 x 11 3/4″ oil and charcoal on paper 2010 “I will hold in confidence all personal matters committed to my keeping in the practice of my calling.” The Nightingale Pledge Sometimes My Surgical Mask Feels Like a … Continue reading

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