JoAnna is a full time artist at Blue Rock Studio, a home based business in Oxford.  At the Studio she offers a small gallery, private art lessons, pet portraits and landscape commissions. 


She has won many awards for her paintings, showcased in local libraries, galleries and sells her work thru out the US. 


She works part time, has two children, volunteers at the valley Arts Council gallery in Ansonia, is involved with the Agricultural Commission and currently serving as Chairman of Oxford Cultural Arts commission. 


Despite hearing loss and vision impairments she states:


"You do not need to see in order to have a vision and bring it to reality".


Her goal is to strengthen community bonds thru Arts by putting together new programs that bring all ages together, that foster healing, inspiration and reconnecting with nature.

Her Instagram is @joannatheartist and @_bluerockstudio