Joan Giordano is a sculptor, painter, and print-maker who has also created numerous large-scale public art commissions and both public and private installations. Awarded a graduate fellowship to Hunter College and a BA from Wagner College, NY, she holds an MFA from Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, where she studied with George McNeil. She has continued to work on large scale lithographs at the Blackburn Printmaking Workshop in Manhattan for many years. She proceeded to free the oversize torsos from the picture plane to create sculptural shapes.
Joan Giordano has enjoyed more than a hundred museum and gallery exhibitions both nationally and internationally at The National Museum of Art, Santiago, Chile; Museo Del Corso, Florence, Italy; Santa Maria Della Scala, Siena, Italy; Feminine Dialogue UNESCO, Paris; Art Link Gallery, S. Korea; Fiberarts International, Pittsburgh, PA; Stevens Institute, NJ; The Holden Fine Arts Center, University of Wisconsin; The Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ; the Knoxville Museum of Art, TN; First International Women Artists Biennale 2009 in Incheon, S Korea; The Athens School of Fine Arts, Athens, Greece and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Crete, Sofia Paper Biennale 20010 in Bulgaria, to mention a few.