Artist and Photographer, Jo-Anne Coletti from Massachusetts specializes in everything Roses, and has a special fondness for beautiful things that are faded, worn and well loved. Jo-Anne has over 20 years of experience in art, photography, and design and recently in publishing.
Internationally well-known for her rose paintings, photography and is the author of several books, The Feminine Home, The Quiet Hour, and a how-to book, Painting Roses. Jo-Anne also has a successful career as a stylist for home decor magazines. Her designs and photography have been featured numerous times in such publications as Romantic Country, Romantic Homes, Daphne's Dairy, Flea Market Decor, Cottage Gardener, Cottage Country, Italian magazine Casa Romantica, Shabby Style, Swedish magazine Jeanne d'Arc Living, and Dovetales Antiques & Home, along with several regional periodicals.
Jo-Anne’s art pieces were featured in the popular TV show, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition (Thanksgiving episode, 2011). See screen shots of the show-(http://vintagerosecollection.com/pages/ExtremeMakeover.htm).
Jo-Anne’s home, photography, design tips and articles are also featured in the book Hot Cottage Collectibles for Vintage Style Homes by C. Dianne Zweig (available through amazon.com).
Currently, Jo-Anne is a contributing photographer/stylist and writer for Romantic Homes magazine. See her monthly column, " Say Ahh".