Joan Chiverton worked for many years as an illustrator and art director with advertising agencies in New York City and upstate New York.
She learned printmaking at the School of Visual Arts, her favorite process is etching.
She teaches at the Fashion Institute of Technology and Bard Graduate Center Gallery.
She serves on the boards of The Society of Illustrators and The Society of American Graphic Artists.
Every spring, Joan organizes a group of illustrators to raise money for the Dog Walk for Cancer and works with disabled Veterans at the Harbor VA Hospital.
She is represented by the gallery, "The Old Print Shop".