Joni Parker-Roach is a lifelong artist, formally trained in fine art and art history at Worcester State College, post-course work at New England School of Art & Design, MassArt, The Art Centre in Antibes, as well as private instruction.
In 2002, Joni co-founded NOA Gallery and in 2006 added an arts school where she and other teachers provide instruction to artists of all ages. Joni paints in watercolor, pastels and oils. A long-time member of the Groton Cultural Council and other local arts organizations, she is an advocate for community building, communication and personal expression through art and artistic living.
Joni is now curating the art for NOA Gallery at The Groton Inn, NOA Gallery at Indian Hill Music and NOA Gallery at 113 Main, helping to make Groton an arts destination and supporting local/regional New England Artists by providing these fabulous venues for them to show and sell their work.