Student, University Wisconsin, 1959. Student, Meredith College, 1974. Bachelor of Fine Arts, Maryville College, 1974.
Master of Fine Arts, East Carolina University, 1990.
Principal JoAnn LeSak Designs (formerly LeSak Interiors), various cities, North Carolina, since 1974. Co-owner Plum Tree Gallery, Goldsboro, North Carolina, since 2006. Associate of Artist Artisan and Associates, Goldsboro.
Graduate teacher environmental design department School Art, East Carolina University, 1989. Visiting faculty art and interior design departments Halifax Community College, Weldon, North Carolina, since 1990. Developer, presenter interior design seminars.
Teacher private painting.
Active Downtown Goldsboro History Revolving Fund, Goldsboro New Neighbors. Member Durham Art Guild, Greensboro Arts League, Rocky Mount Artists League.
Daughter of Joseph John and Martha Leslie (Sorensen) Reuter. Divorced; children: Ralph Michael, Rachelle Theresa, Craig Owen.