Joe Fay in the studio, Little Tokyo, Los Angeles - 1981
In 1993, a window of opportunity opened as a result of several different situations
that were occurring. I was participating in an Artist-in-Residence program in Yellowstone National Park. At the same time, I had recently been asked to show my artwork in nearby Livingston, Montana.
All of these events resulted in a major lifestyle change. My love of the outdoors and of fly-fishing
drew me to make the transition. So here I am. I live in a small town nestled in the Rocky Mountains where life is the opposite of what it was in Los Angeles.