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Joanne Sharpe

Joanne Sharpe is an energetic, whimsical artist dedicated to empowering women to embrace their own creativity through online classes and traveling workshops that explore watercolor painting, art journaling, and hand lettering, as well as mixed media and textile art. She is the author of the best-selling title The Art of Whimsical Lettering (Interweave 2014), named an Amazon’s Editor’s Pick for a Best Craft Book of 2014. Joanne is proud to be a BERNINA Artisan Ambassador, sharing her love of threads and fabric with an audience eager to learn how to bring these expressive media into their own artwork. Joanne resides in Rochester, New York, with her very supportive husband, is the mom to a daughter and three sons, and is a first time grandma to two precious baby girls. Follow all Joanne’s artful adventures at