In her art, Joan works in a variety of media, all with common themes. She lives in the forest along the Wisconsin River, and is often on Lake Superior. The landscape, water, mythology and history of these places find their way into her art. Raven sculptures, Green spirits, women in carved clay boats, porcelain landscape pendants, hand-felted art depicting sky and landscapes, and functional pottery with tones of earth and sky all reflect her love of place, color and story.
Riverrun Center for the Arts houses Joan’s working studios, as well as a 2 story gallery, where she exhibits her own work as well as over 25 regional artists. You are always welcome to stop in to the studio and observe what is being created today!
Joan offers classes and workshops in a variety of media on site, as well as regionally and nationally. Currently offered workshops and classes are listed separately. Her new website, joanslack.com will soon be launched, where all of her art related activities will be described. For several years, Joan has led tours to Mexico, Ireland, France and Scotland. See currently offered tours and read her travel blog at www.authentictravelandtours.com
A long held fascination with archaeology has led Joan to study the pottery and sculpture created by prehistoric societies, through a Masters Degree program and workshops overseas. She specializes in creating replica pottery from ancient America and Old Europe.
To contact Joan regarding her art, teaching or tours, call 715-277-4224 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org