(American, born 1941)
Indiana-based artist Joan Sterrenburg creates handmade paper and textile artworks. She served as professor at the School of Fine Arts, Indiana University in Bloomington from 1970 until her retirement in 2004. She founded and directed the Indiana University Handmade Paper Facility from 1979-1989. Born in Chicago, She received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Wisconsin in 1963. She received a Master of Arts degree from Stanford University in 1964, and a Master of Arts degree from the University of California, Berkeley in 1970. Her artworks are held in over 40 collections, including the American Craft Museum in New York City.