Joan’s careers have spanned many different specialties from Emergency Nursing at Stanford to Medical Device Startups. She last worked as the European General Manager of EndoGastric Solutions based in Brussels before finally transitioning into the art world, opening her contemporary art gallery in San Francisco in 2010. Art has always been a passion for Joan, her main criteria for art- It has be color; it has to be unique and it has to make you think. Joan operate her business like a startup, and manage her artists like new product launches. She is committed to building the careers of her artists, and offering her collectors artists who are innovative with a strong, future career in the arts.