Joan Dix Blair lives in rural Northwestern, MA, and she is influenced by the landscape. Her practice focuses on printmaking and she is workshop-trained. During the early 2000s, Joan participated in a number of workshops at CCP. Her biggest influences at CCP were workshops with Sarah Amos and Marina Ancona. Joan's career has included administration in nonprofit organizations, and she is a member of a cooperative gallery.
"I work in intaglio and woodcut, using traditional methods. My editions are small. I think and work narratively, often with subjects from nature or literature. I work in abstraction, inspired and shaped by the paintings and prints of women artists from earlier eras. "— Joan Dix Blair