JoAnn Pippin has been painting since she retired from an electronic publishing career in 1992, and teaching watercolor in the High Country since 2011. She is a signature member of the Southern Watercolor Society and the Watercolor Society of NC. Her works have been exhibited in juried art shows in the southeast and her home state of North Carolina, New England, the southwest and California. Primary studies were at the Art League School in Alexandria, VA. but she has also attended workshops with many nationally acclaimed artists. Her passion is to explore different watercolor techniques, using landscape, floral, and still life subjects and finding design in close focus.
JoAnn paints transparent watercolors of natural surroundings, close-up florals, and interior scenes in a creative representational style, and she is noted for her strong use of color and composition. Primarily educated at the Torpedo Factory School in Alexandria, Virginia, she has focused on watercolor painting for 20 years.
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