Joey grew up in Norman, Oklahoma and received her degree in Letters from the University of Oklahoma. She has had a lifelong interest in the arts and has over twenty years experience working with children, including work substitute teaching for students with special needs.
Joey relocated to Los Angeles eighteen years ago and has been the Children and Youth Director at the Methodist Church in Pacific Palisades, CA for fourteen of those years. There, she leads several arts-based programs and coordinates numerous volunteer and community events.
Joey is also a talented chalk artist and loves to bring any concept or theme to life as photo backdrops for parties and events. When she is not creating visual art, Joey is writing for film and stage, hiking huge mountains, or rooting for her beloved Sooners.