About The Artist


Joan BaillieJoan was born in 1945 in british columbia canada. Living in an isolated logging camp, she pursued her early schooling by long distance learning; good early practice for the opus degree.

A bsc degree in zoology in 1966 led to a career in the research laboratory but there was always a strong interest in art. Her main interests were stained glass, relief and screen printing, tapestry weaving and embroidery.

In 1999, after completing textiles part i with the open college of art, and city and guilds embroidery parts i and ii, she embarked on the degree course embroidered textiles ba (hons) with opus and middlesex. In june 2005 she graduated with a first and is currently a member of a new exhibiting group - Quintus.

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Email: joan.baillie@ntlworld.com