"Joanna received her A.A.S. in Jewelry Design from the Fashion Institute of Technology in 1997. She has been a self-employed studio jeweler for 20 years, selling her work at craft & jewelry galleries and fine craft shows in the US. She has authored four books on making jewelry (all published by Lark Books), and her work been included in numerous publications, such as Metalsmith Magazine, Ornament Magazine, 20th Century Jewelers, and 500 Wedding Rings. She teaches jewelry making for metalsmithing groups, and craft schools, such as Penland School of Crafts, Arrowmont, and Haystack Craft School."
Joanna was one of the featured artists in Shauna Burke's 'Plan B Art Project' and was selected to show an expanded body of work in Pistachio's Autumn 2022 exhibition 'Opulent Compositions' alongside Shauna's traveling exhibition.