(1926 - 2004)
Joyce Lair was active/lived in Minnesota, California. Joyce Lair is known for figural and abstract painting.
Joyce Lair was born in rural Minnesota. At the age of 18, Lair won an Ingersoll Prize to study art and trained in Europe and the Walker Art School in Minneapolis. The first time she exhibited her work was at the Women's International Exhibition in New York City. In addition to her painting, Lair created an art education program titled, "Young Artists Studio."
Lair moved from Minnesota to California later in her career and had numerous shows at galleries in the Carmel area. Her last solo exhibition was a retrospective at the Duluth Art Institute in 1991.