PRNSA Field Institute Instructor

Joan paints landscapes and birds of the American west. She has taught through PRNSA for ten years including drawing and woodblock classes. She celebrates forty years as a professional painter and enjoys mentoring painters and directing them how to follow their goals. She teaches about techniques, the basics of painting, composition and warm and cool colors. She lectures on the history of American landscape painting, and National Parks. She exhibits at the Portico Gallery, Santa Barbara: White Hart Gallery, Steamboat Springs, CO: Cow Canyon Trading Post, Bluff, UT. She hosts painting retreats in remote locations; Sorensen’s Resort, High Sierras; & Steamboat Springs, CO. She recently moved to Vermont, expanding her painting locations and teaching venues! See her paintings at and 



Title Date/Time
Landscape Painting on Drakes Bay Friday, April 6, 2018 - 5:00pm to Sunday, April 8, 2018 - 4:00pm
Painting en Plein Air-Color Mixing Neutrals Saturday, August 4, 2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Landscape Painting Thumbnail Sketches Sunday, August 5, 2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm