Joanie is known for her vibrant, spontaneous paintings, which reveal her energy, love of life, sense of abstraction and the beauty of the freedom to create. Her medium is acrylic on watercolor paper and canvas. Her paintings have been shown througghout the country and have received numerous awards. She is represented in many corporate and private collections in the United States and throughout the world. A former native of South Dakota, Joanie made Scottsdale, Arizona her home in 1995.