Joanne Hammer

(American, born 1947)

Northwest painter and mosaic artist Joanne Hammer creates artworks that explore concepts of time and intuition.

Born in Seattle, Hammer studied as an undergraduate at the University of Washington and received a Master of Fine Arts degree in textile design from the University of Hawaii in 1977. She returned to the Pacific Northwest, settling on Vashon Island in Puget Sound, Western Washington, where she lives and works.