Joanna grew up in Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, and now lives in Heath and Reach.
she gained a BA Honours Degree in Fine Art from Loughborough and a post-graduate Art Teacher’s Certificate from Goldsmiths in the seventies and she has continued to make art and teach ever since. Joanna runs classes locally, including Life Drawing here at W.A.C.
Over the last 25 years Joanna has exhibited in solo and group shows at Leighton, Luton, Dunstable and Bedford libraries, Bromham Mill, AIM Gallery CMK, The Golden Hare in Ampthill, Moat Farm Gallery, Stoke Hammond and Woburn Abbey. Joanna is also a member of eaglegalleryartists.co.uk and she has work on show regularly at the gallery in Bedford.
Joanna is fired by the challenges of working from life. This informs all of her art: allegorical portraits, life drawings, landscapes and still life in oils, pastels, ink and watercolours.