Hi - I'm Joanne. Art has been a stream, channel, influence, outlet and source of connection and accomplishment throughout my life. I landed in the world of watercolor a few years back and an intrigued by the endless opportunities it brings as well as it defined limitations. Self-taught, and ever evolving, I thanks those who have given me the opportunity to paint for them.
I enjoy painting what I connect with and what brings me joy and it seems to mostly dogs, people, cows, and barns in farm settings. I find that I build a special connection with each animal I paint and I a
Much of my free time is spent as a volunteer with Operation Paws for Homes, www.ophrescue.org. We save dogs from high kill rural shelters and find them adoptive homes. All this is accomplished with donor funds and no government support. So 100% of all commissions or sales of any art goes to OPH. You can have a painting to enjoy and save a life at the same time.