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About Joanna Coke:
Joanna Coke earned her Master of Fine Arts at Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge. She also has a B.S. in Art Education and B.A. in Studio Painting from the University of South Florida’s SCATT Honors Program. She also trained with several nationally known artists, including Michael Del Priore (portraiture), Leonard Wren (landscape) and Gerald Brommer (collage). She studied art abroad in Paris in 2000 and in Venice, Rome and Florence in 2004.
She is a sought-after guest speaker and has exhibited in multiple one-person shows. Joanna also offers private lessons tailored to the student's needs. For a private lesson in your home, the fee is $100. For a private 2-hour lesson in Joanna's studio in Nokomis, the fee is $85. Please call to schedule at 941-726-5218. Register at Art Center Manatee, Bradenton, FL (941-746-2862 or www.artcentermanatee.org).
Joanna Coke’s work:
Joanna has a strong background in figurative and landscape painting. She works in many media such as acrylics, pastels, watercolors and oils, combining them in her mixed media artworks. In 2009, Joanna participated in a joint artists' exhibit of American and Russian artists, while teaching workshops in Novgorod, Russia.
“Imagine painting to techno mixed music in a night club setting at the HUB downtown Sarasota. Imagine beating or carving thick paint onto a 48" x 60" canvas with areas as thick as 1/2". And then imagine completing it in 47 minutes in front of an audience of about 200 people.”
For further information about Joanna Coke, visit: http://www.joannacoke.com/