Joan pursued drawing and painting at Boston University’s School of Fine Arts and the Laguna College of Art + Design. She has painted contemporary representational oil paintings for more than 20 years. As a colorist, her seascapes, landscapes and portraits are expressive, vibrant and beautiful. Joan is represented by Quorum Gallery, one of the first artist-owned galleries in Laguna Beach, CA
Joan has a deep affinity for the ocean. She spent every summer of her childhood at the beach near Coney Island. She has explored the undersea world as a certified scuba diver. Joan's seascapes capture the grace of waves and surfers in Southern California while her landscapes reflect scenes from bicycling trips and travels around the world.
Joan's paintings have been accepted into many prestigious juried fine art exhibitions. They include shows hosted by the:
Carlsbad-Oceanside Art League
City of Laguna Beach
Crystal Cove Conservancy
Huntington Beach Art Center
Laguna Plein Air Painters Association