1958 - 2005
Joelle spent her mornings with her horses; she painted in the afternoons and evenings.
horses came first in her life just as they came first in her daily schedule.
favorite subject was horses, and these she painted with true passion. "The
art comes from
the horses," she explained. The love of horses was always there and so was
the horses came first."
worked in watercolor exclusively for over 20 years, oils for 8 years and in
for 3 years. She also worked in leather and was proud of the two saddles she
soon after graduating from Southern Oregon State College.
about Joelle appeared in Southwest Art, Art of the West, Western Horseman,
her proudest achievements were having her paintings on three Western Horseman
and being accepted into the 2006 Prix de West at the National Cowboy and
paintings are records of contemporary Western life, her legacy to future generations.