Artist, Teacher, Muse


This article on former CMC art faculty Joan Norris was printed in the Vail Daily News. By Beth Potter

Photo of a Joan Norris painting of San Miguel de AllendeTeacher and artist, artist and teacher ….

Throughout her artistic career, Vail-based painter Joan Norris has hopscotched back and forth between roles — creating vibrant plein air paintings of aspen trees and mountains around her home, or teaching students at Colorado Mountain College.

She has influenced many, and they have influenced her, say those who know her, and says Norris herself. Click for full story.