Joanne Stowell is a fine artist and art instructor. Although primarily a painter, Joanne also has experience with drawing, sculpture, ceramics, printmaking and installation art. Her most recent artwork consists mainly of large-scale paintings with sculptural elements that center around the theme of an un-idealized, realistic representation of motherhood, and which are based on her experiences as a mother of two. Joanne has an MFA in Visual Arts from Lesley University College of Art and Design in Cambridge, MA and she lives and works out of her home in Ashburnham, MA. She has had artwork in several exhibitions both local and nationwide.