Joan Baliker studied fashion illustration and design at the American Academy of Art in Chicago.
In 1950 she started her art career in California as an interior decorator. Being a military officer's wife Joan had the opportunity to travel around the world and study the art forms and cultures of the various countries in which they lived inspiring her to become an Interfaith Minister. Sculptures have become her voice in where she can express her beliefs.
Guiding observers in Faith and knowledge, helping them to find a better understanding of the common ground in humanity.