Matching Cuff & Necklace

About Me & My Work

Since 2004, I’ve been working with sterling, fine, and argentium silver, gold and steel creating unique, individual wearable art jewelry. All pieces are hand-fabricated, form-folded, forged and texturized, unique and handcrafted.

I love to share my work! Currently, you can view and purchase my work here:

  • Coffey & Thompson Gallery, Charlotte, NC

  • La Petite Gallerie, Bluffton, SC

  • Hilton Head Art ¬†League, Hilton Head, SC

  • Hilton Head Biennale Nationa Juried Art Exhibition, Hilton Head, SC — 2015-16
  • SC State Museum Traveling Exhibition, Columbia, SC — 2015-16
  • Spring Into Art Juried Competition, Charlotte Art League, NC — 2015
  • 36 Juried Art Competition, Center for the Arts York County, Rock Hill, SC — 2015
  • Palmetto Hands, Charleston, SC — 2015
  • Edward Dare, Charleston, SC — 2014-15
  • Sandpiper Gallery, Sullivan’s Island, SC — 2014-15
  • Piccolo Spoleto, Charleston, SC
  • Gilmore Show, NC & SC
  • Made in South, NC & SC
  • Art in the Park, Asheville, NC
  • Honey Horn, Hilton Head, SC
  • Duluth Arts Festival, Atlanta, GA
  • Art on Main, Hendersonville, NC
  • Greater Charlotte Birchdale, Charlotte, NC
  • Black Mountain Arts & Crafts, Black Mountain, NC
  • Kinks Drive Walk, Charlotte, NC
  • Art in the Park, Charlotte, NC
  • Aiken Makin, Aiken, SC

Grants

  • South Carolina Arts Commision
  • Coastal Community Foundation

Awards

  • South Carolina Palmetto Hands Traveling Exhibition — 2015
  • Third Place: Art in the Park, Charlotte, NC — 2013
  • First Pace: Art in the Park, Charlotte, NC — 2011
  • Working Scholarship, Penland Institute, Penland NC — 2009
  • Welding Certification from the Technical College of the LowCountry, Sudied with Michael Goode, Betty Helen Longhi, Ben Dyer and Chris Nelson — 2011
  • New Hampshire Institute of Art, Penland School of Arts & Crafts, Joseph Campbell, Sawtooth School for the Visual Arts — 2005
  • MFA – University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC — 1988
  • American Craft Board
  • Florida Goldsmith Society
  • North Carolina Goldsmith Society
  • Georgia Goldsmith Society
Joann is taking a few months off the beginning of 2017 to redesign and relaunch while learning free and investment casting.