Joy Munt is a visual artist working and living in Vancouver BC. She attended the University of Victoria where she received a BFA in Visual arts with a double major in Sociology and a minor in film studies. While at University of Victoria she did her directed studies in photography and video installation. Fred Douglas was her main advisor and his process and way of thinking still affects her art to this day. Since graduation Joy has worked in the Vancouver film industry. Joy made the change in her art practice from video to painting around 2004 and over a number of years worked hard at finding her vision in this medium. Early on she became interested in the idea of landscape. Joy has lived in four different cities in three provinces of this fabulous country. Whether it is a city on the ocean, a prairie town or a large metropolis Joy finds beauty and excitement in them all.