Joan V is a veteran mature Professional Alternative Model, based out of Winnipeg, MB, Canada. She began modelling at the age of 18, after being discovered by a Japanese Photographer , and then later, by a Canadian Model Agent in an airport , where she and her mother were awaiting a flight to Japan. She had her first Fashion Photos taken that year , and began her Professional Alternative Modelling Career at Age 20.
Joan is a Petite Alternative Model, standing at 5'4" tall. She has found great success and satisfaction being an Alternative Genre Model, and specializes in Gothic, Lolita, Aristocratic Goth, Metal, Punk, Glam and Fantasy styles. She is diverse , and has also been published in various Couture Fashion Magazines as well. Joan is inspired by unusual and stylish fashions, accessories, and music. As a Middle aged professional model, she is presently still actively published in a wide variety of Alt Fashion Magazines, Art Books, Newspapers, Catalogs, and Alternative Fashion Websites. Joan V was voted Best International Alt Model by Alt Fashion UK Magazine, for 2 years consecutively, in 2014 & 2015. She has worked with a wide variety of award winning photographers, makeup artists, hairstylists and alternative fashion designers.
Joan just reached her 150th Print Publication since 2011. Besides being a full time career model , she is also a magazine Editor, Writer and Entrepreneur. She loves to go hiking, read, and listen to Music in her spare time. Travelling is a favourite hobby. Always excited to shoot a new line of fashions, a story , or unique concept , Joan strives to break down the barriers of ageism and discrimination in every shoot she undertakes. She plans to continue adding to her vast body of work , and move forward in her modelling career for many years to come.