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June Ponte is an artist and author residing in Stillwater, NJ. Although she briefly attended Jersey City State College and the School of Visual Arts, Ponte is mainly self-taught. The artist creates portraits of creative historic figures and paintings laced with mystic symbolism, evolving from her work as a spiritual medium.
June Ponte’s artwork has appeared in the Now Gallery, NYC, Window Box Gallery, NYC, True Fakes Gallery, NYC, O-Roe Electric Art Space, Hoboken, NJ, City Without Walls, Newark, NJ, Studio Montclair Gallery, and the Sussex County Arts and Heritage Gallery, Newton, NJ.
Ponte’s artwork has appeared in publications as diverse as Architectural Digest, Heavy Metal Magazine, and Parents Magazine. The artist received a distinguished honorary award from her home town of Union City, NJ, in 2014, for creative achievements. In addition, Ponte is the author and crafts designer of “Fun and Simple State Crafts”, a series of nine children’s crafts books published by Enslow Publishers.