Joren attended art classes at Otis Art Institute before graduating from Cal Poly with a degree in Microbiology and Animal Science. Joren is an accomplished equestrian and has competed in Hunters, Jumpers, Dressage and Three-Day Eventing at the top levels, and is still enjoys being involved as a mentor to several professional riders.
After moving to Central Oregon she pursued her love of sketching, painting and sculpting. Captivated by form and texture she works in bronze and ceramic to produce beguiling sculptures that express the character she sees in each individual creature. Joren has a special affinity for equines and birds and many of her sculptures reflect her love of these beautiful creatures.