Vibrant, mixed media collages from recycled greeting cards

Janice’s work has depth and texture, and reveals surprises for the astute observer.  She loves to capture the complexity of iconic places in both her hometown of Boston, where she lives now, and her second love, Philadelphia, where she launched her art career. Landscapes and cityscapes that celebrate color and convey emotions are her speciality.

My Favorite Places

Shop for prints of my favorites, or purchase an original work.

Swan Boat Boston

Massachusetts & Boston

Ben Franklin Bridge Philadelphia

Philadelphia

Esplanade Boston

Water & Nautical

Back River Marsh

Landscapes, Flowers & Nature

About Janice’s Art

While recovering from my second bout of cancer in my early forties, I looked at a big box of get well cards by my bed and started making small collages inspired by all the flowers that friends sent me. Now I collect cards from all over and create art that captures the quirky beauty of my favorite places and gives new life to the sentiments expressed in the cards.

 

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Janice Hayes Cha, collage artist

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Capitol Square East Arlington

Capitol Square East Arlington

East Arlington is such a sweet neighborhood, anchored by the Capitol Theatre and many longstanding shops and restaurants. This piece pays homage to Capitol Square and can be seen for the first time at Arlington Open Studios on Saturday, November 12, 2022 at Arlington...

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Arlington Open Studios Art Fair Saturday November 12!

Arlington Open Studios Art Fair Saturday November 12!

I will be exhibiting at Arlington Open Studios Art Fair in Arlington Town Hall on Saturday, November 12, 11 am- 5 pm. Make sure to drop by to say hi and see some amazing art from over 90 artists in three different locations. Thank you to the Arlington Center for the...

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Profile about Janice

Profile about Janice

The Arlington Commission on Arts and Culture recently named me Featured Artist of the Month. If you want more background on the evolution of my art, here is how it starts:  About 15 years ago, I went through two years of cancer treatment with lots of support and love...

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