A prize-winning quilter, Joyce R. Becker focuses her art, writing, teaching and lecturing on landscape quilts. Joyce's books, Beautifully Embellished Landscapes and Luscious Landscapes, Simple Techniques for Dynamic Quilts were published by C&T Publishing in 2006 & 2003. Her DVD, Joyce Becker Teaches You Landscape Quilting, was published in July of 2006 by C&T Publishing. Her new book, Quick Little Landscape Quilts, will be published in the Fall of 2010, by C&T Publishing. Feeling blessed to have such a creative profession; Joyce volunteers throughout the quilting community and is one of the founding board members of the Association of Pacific West Quilters. Many articles authored by Joyce have been published in national quilting magazines. Joyce was a featured guest on the Home and Garden Television Network's "Simply Quilts," taped on location in her home. She also appeared on M'Liss's World of Quilts. Joyce co-hosted a promotional video for the Tsukineko Company and also been interviewed live on Quilting with Rosie Radio. She is currently writing a weekly humorous column focusing on quilting for the Kent Reporter, in her hometown of Kent, WA. Her quilts have been displayed internationally in contests and invitational exhibits and have appeared in books, magazines and on television. Joyce was recently featured in the Quilter Magazine, March 2010 issue, and other magazines such as Quilting Arts and the $100,00 Quilting Challenge. She is also a guest artist for on-line lessons at www.LQuilt.com. Joyce teaches and lectures throughout the country for guilds and large conferences, such as the International Quilt Festival in Houston, TX, and has also traveled to New Zealand, Hawaii, and Canada to teach and lecture. She will be a guest lecturer during a luncheon lecture at International Quilt Festival in Long Beach in July 2010 and will also teach at IQA Houston in the fall. Her latest adventures include teaching at International Quilt Festival at Long Beach and Houston in 2010, and teaching on quilting cruises for Quilt Camp at Sea. Joyce will also appear on the Quilt Show in August of 2010.