Student Photos / Projects
Arts HS (#9 @ 450 North Grand): 09-10; 10-11
Bell HS: 03-04; 04-05; 05-06; 06-07; 07-08; 08-09
Fine art photographer, teacher and art historian, Joan's style has been described as decisive moment meets Jan Vermeer. After working for 12+ years as Assistant Curator of Photographs at the J. Paul Getty Museum, since 1996 she's been winning awards both as a photographer and as a full-time photo teacher in LA's inner city. At Bell High –in a Latino community in South LA – she's pioneering new programs in Digital Imaging and Advanced Placement Photography with about 200 students a day. She’s on the Board of Directors for the Society of Photographic Education’s (SPE) West Region and was the Program Coordinator for their ’06 Conflict Conference.