BIOGRAPHY

JOAN LEVY EARLE – Artist and Author

Born May 1st, 1944

Montreal, Quebec Canada

A self-taught artist, who received guidance from Antanas and Anastasia Tamosaitis, Lithuanian artists from the Kingston area. Also, five years of tutoring from the late Grace MacLeod, landscape artist.

Past-President:
Cornwall Arts Development Committee

Founding member:
Cornwall Regional Art Gallery

Former Artistic Director:
Worldfest International Dance Festival (1986)

Founder:
Cornwall Majorette School (1967-1981)
Alexandria Majorettes (1972 – 1979)
Scarborough Majorette School (1963 – 1966)

Author Of:
Welcome to My World(1977) The Tree of Life (1983)
A Circle of Love (1984) Thursday’s Dream (1985)
Helpmates of God (1995) The Adoration Rosary (1999)
Hopelines: Thoughts for the 21st Century (2000)
Jack’s Farm (2006)
Train Ride to Destiny (2009)
Her most recent book is Train Ride to Destiny.(2009)

“Jack’s Farm”, published by Creative Bound Inc (February 2006)

Former radio announcer; had her own half-hour Rosary program weekly from 1984 – 1986

Operated The Sanctuary, a stationery-bookstore in Cornwall, Ontario from 1988 – 2002

Writing a weekly column called HOPELINES for the Cornwall Standard-Freeholder newspaper (since 1987)

Regular contributor to Canadian Messenger of the Sacred Heart magazine (20 years) and now works as Associate Editor for the magazine

JACK’S FARM was selected as the “Community Reads” Book for the year 2006-2007 at the Cornwall Public Library. Joan gave several presentations and readings about the books at that time.

Member of THE WRITER’S UNION OF CANADA