Joan's work is in many corporate and private collections, and she does many special assignment commissions.

Her works are currently displayed at Art Expo in St. Petersburg Beach, Florida and The Morean Art Center, St Petersburg, Florida.  She is a member of the Palette and Chisel Academy of Fine Art in Chicago, Geneva Lake Art Foundation and the Transparent Watercolor Society of America.

Joan worked at Albank in Chicago doing 369 Pastel and Charcoal portraits, working two days a week, for a two and a half month period.

During her career, she has done over 6,000 portraits on location and commissions.  Also, she’s completed thousands of additional paintings of various subject matter.

Joan was the featured Artist on the program “Artist to Artist” program, sponsored by The AT&T Broadband Television Network, which aired  April 2002 in the Chicagoland area, demonstrating her pastel techniques.