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
Maritime Painting on Drakes Bay
Friday, June 24, 2016 - 5:00pm to Sunday, June 26, 2016 - 4:00pm
Drawing on the Trail: Pen & Ink with Watercolors Saturday, August 13, 2016 -
9:00am to 4:00pm
Sand, Surf and Snowy Plovers: Paint the Seashore Sunday, August 14, 2016 -
9:00am to 4:00pm