Joanne Conant

Joanne Conant is an artist residing in Newtown, Connecticut. Enameling, oil painting, jewelry design and fabrication are among her talents. Her enameling techniques include Cloisonné, Plique-a-jour, Champleve, Grisaille, Limoges and Fauré.

Her education includes a Commercial Arts Degree from the Minneapolis Technical Institute and an apprenticeship with enamellist Margaret Seeler during a span of twenty-one years, from 1975 until 1996. Joanne is currently secretary of the Washington Art Association.

Joanne has shared her knowledge with many artists for more than thirty years, teaching classes at the Tucson Museum of Art School, Connecticut State College, Brookfield Craft Center, while also helping many private students.

Joanne's pieces appear in Glass on Metal magazine (Vol 24, no. 5), Enamel Medium for Fine Art by Margaret Seeler, Enamels, Enameling, Enamelists by Glenice Lesley Matthews, The Artist's Illustrated Encyclopedia by Phil Metzger, Enameling on Metal Clay by Pam East, and Five Hundred Enameled Objects by Lark Books. Her work has received awards in many national and international shows. She has a piece in the permanent collection of the Tucson Museum of Art.