Joan Tozer Herrick (Art) - The art of Joan can be seen throughout the country in corporate and private collections. She is a skilled portrait artist, designer, and muralist. Her work has been seen on national TV and in newspapers. Joan's creativity has been shown in museum exhibit design, theater set design, murals, and in stunning large abstract artwork. As an inspiring art teacher in public school and community college, she led students to award status and scholarships. She was awarded Teacher of the Year. She has worked in radio, as a professional model, airline hostess, and drama instructor. Joan was Art Director at the Brevard Museum of History in Cocoa where she interfaced with the Smithsonian for the Seeds of Change Exhibit in Cocoa. Additionally, as Project Director for the Windover Exhibit at the Museum, Joan had extensive consultation with the archaeologists and scientists involved in the discovery of the 7,000+ year-old burial site where the discovery of DNA in the remains of the ancient people was intact due to exclusion of oxygen in the burial peat bog. This became a world-wide wonder. She was in her element as a muralist, and researcher of information, finding experts in reproduction for the exhibit to reveal the unbelievable intelligence, remarkable varied weaving techniques, tool-making abilities, and persevering character of the ancient community in their loving care of their physically compromised people. Joan enjoys classical music, jazz, reading history of church fathers, and biographies. She explores genealogy, creative writing and loves to learn.
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