Joanne Williams received an MFA Degree in Painting from GEO.WASHINGTON UNIV./CORCORAN ART SCHOOL, WASHINGTON, D.C. She has been awarded fifteen commendations in various shows for her work. Her art is in the collections of Thos. Jefferson School of Law School, San Diego,Ca. The Smilow Cancer Hospital and 500 Park Research Laboratory at Yale University, The Seattle University School of Law, Wa. The Clarion Hotel, Houston, Tx. Matrix Corporation, Cleveland, Oh. Russo and Toner Law Firm, New York, Monsanto Corporation,New York, Artists for Nine Eleven, Museum of Art and Design, New York, Geo. Washington University/Corcoran Gallery, Washington D.C. Her art is in many private collections here and in Europe. It has been featured on the cover of Poetry East, Spring 2011 Number 70.