Musick, Joan
Birth Year (-Died Year): 
1958
Birth City: 
Anchorage
Birth State: 
AK
Current Location: 
Colorado Springs, CO
Occupation(s): 
Quilter, writer, medical transcriptionist, secretary, mom
Biography: 

Joan was born in Anchorage, Alaska, and moved with her family to the Denver area where she met her high school sweetheart. Moving again to Hawaii and then California, she married her Marine sweetheart in 1977 and then REALLY started moving around the United States and to Okinawa. She moved back to the Pikes Peak region in 1985 when roots began to grow.

She has been a quilter since 1980 and that is important to her children's books because they are illustrated with her quilted pictures. She continues to write her unique two-sided storybooks and illustrate them with quilts, as well as creating patterns for quilters. She lectures and teaches throughout the region

Awards/Honors: 
Joan has won multiple quilting awards in Colorado, including Best in Show at the Colorado State Fair, and has been juried into national quilt shows
Education/Training: 
High school graduate with honor - Secretary/administrative assistant for fifteen years - Medical transcription training and employment for five years
Organizations: 
Colorado Quilting Council member for over 20 years
Speaker Availability: 
Yes
Speaker Topics: 
For adults, quilting lecture and "trunk show" - For elementary students, large quilts are displayed and subjects covered can be writing, editing, two-sided perspective of any subject, fabric as an art medium, and how to draw a pattern from a photo - A complete list of speaker topics may be found at www.joanmusick.com
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