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October 27, 2018

Upcoming Shows:

Joseph Demaree's original oil painting "Floating" will be on auction at Works / San Jose (a nonprofit, all-volunteer community art and performance center). Silent bidding starts Nov 2nd 2018 6-10pm and continues during exhibition hours: Friday 12-6pm, Sa...

July 20, 2018

I have been touring since May 9 2018 and will be ending this tour in San Diego July 28th. Thanks to everyone that attended, played music and helped book shows, purchase music & art, helped fund my indiegogo campaign (which you can still do here

July 4, 2018

I've been painting en plein air while traveling and have just posted three new paintings. Two of Kaipapa'U on O'ahu Hawaii and my most current of Lake Mendocino CA. Please take a look and send a hello if interested in owning an original.

I have finalized my tour an...

June 27, 2018

Joseph Demaree is heading back on the road and touring through OR and CA, Solo as The Great Smoking Mirror. He will be moving to Los Angeles CA from Portland OR. 

The Great Smoking Mirror

2018 June-July US Tour

June 28: Medford OR / Johnny B’s Rocking Diner / 9pm / 120 E...

June 5, 2018

I have been touring the US, painting and playing music. Please take a look at my new paintings and come on out to a show:) 

If you're able to help fuel my tour, check out my indiegogo campaign. You will find many perks and deals on my artwork!

June 1, 2018

I have made it to Utah and could use your help to continue my Art & Music Tour! 

Please click on the link and check out my Indiegogo campaign. I have several perks in exchange for your funding like CD's, T-Shirts, Tarot Cards, Coloring Books and Paintings:) 


May 19, 2018

Tomorrow at The Fun House, I'm having an art and music show:)! This show will have many artworks that I've made throughout my life. A retrospective if you will. I'll be playing music as THE GREAT SMOKING MIRROR! Mid-Morning Riser will also be playing and Bob Schmelzer...

May 9, 2018

Today I begin a new adventure. I will be touring with my art and music across the United States and beyond! I have put all my eggs into a 1995 Ford Econoline Van, my new living and working space. I will be creating new artworks while I tour playing my guitar and singin...

April 26, 2018

Joseph Demaree's Current Shows:)

Art Show - Society of Washington Artists Spring Art Show at The Water Resources Education Center in Vancouver WA. April 26th - 29th. 4600 SE Columbia Way. Joseph will have three of his oil paintings in this group art show. 

March 20, 2018

The Great Smoking Mirror are leaving on a small tour and we will have T-Shirts available. ORDER NOW!

$18 (including postage) PayPal 

or click on the image and order through our website:) 

You can catch The Great Smoking Mirror playing live:

March 24...

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Upcoming Events:

Joseph Demaree has painted two murals for this years Santa Clara County State Fair for the Gateway Murals. Come to the unveiling Aug 1-4, 344 Tully Rd, San Jose CA 95111.


Joe's painting Burning Scroll will be in the Works Members Exhibition at Works/San Jose. The exhibit will be showing between July 27th through August 18th, and gallery open hours are Friday 12pm to 6pm, Saturday 12pm to 4pm, and Sunday 12pm to 4pm. Works is an all volunteer run gallery. 365 South Market St. Downtown San Jose, CA.

If you're in the Santa Cruz CA Area! Please check out Joseph Demaree's current art show at Janus of Santa Cruz 200 7th Ave, Suite 150. This is a collection of plein air oil paintings, Afterglow series and other studio works in Jammie Arterberry's office. All paintings are available for sale and you can schedule a viewing with Jammie Arterberry 831-462-1060 Ext 251

Joseph Demaree is currently recording a new album titled "Release Me". 

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