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Based in WA‚ Jo is an award winning painter‚ specialising in depicting the Australian landscape and lifestyle. She looks at exploring and expressing past experience and the effect it has on our character‚ personality and choices.. Drawing inspiration from her love of the natural environment‚ Jo seeks to achieve an abstraction of how we relate to a sense of place‚ time and emotion.
Member: Artsource‚ NAVA.

Education

1989-1992 Bachelor of Arts (Design)
1993 Bachelor Arts (Design)‚ postgraduate study - Honours Program
2007-10 Claremont School of Art‚ various short courses
2010-12 Tresillian Community Centre‚ various short courses

Exhibitions

AWARDS
2016 Belmont Art Award, Highly Commended
2015 City of Rockingham Art Award‚ Winner
2015 City of Stirling Art Award‚ Winner
2015 Kalgoorlie Boulder Art Prize‚ Highly Commended
2014 RAS Art Award‚ IGA Perth Royal Show
2014 Wagin Woolorama Art Award‚ Best Abstract Painting - Class 7
2014 Wagin Woolorama Art Award‚ Highly Commended - Class 1
2012 Morawa Art Award‚ Best Work on Canvas
2010 Gascoyne Biennial Art Show‚ Commendation Oils/Acrylics
2010 Rockingham Art Award‚ Fremantle Ports Acquisitive Award
2010 Mount Romance Centennial Art Prize‚ Highly Commended
2010 City of Wanneroo Art Award‚ Highly Commended
2009 City of Belmont Art & Photographic Awards‚ Commendation

SHORTLISTINGS & SPECIALIST SHOWS
2014 Black Swan Heritage Art Prize‚ Salon des Refuses‚ selected artist
2014 Minnawarra Art Award‚ Invited artist
2014 Stanthorpe Arts Festival‚ Qld
2014 Christmas Exhibition The Studio Gallery‚ Yallingup
2013 City of South Perth Emerging Artist Award‚ Finalist
2013 Perth Royal Show‚ finalist in Open and Rural Award
2012 City of South Perth Emerging Artist Award‚ Finalist
2012 Redland Art Prize‚ Qld‚ Finalist
2012 Minnawarra Art Award
2011 City of South Perth Emerging Artist Award‚ Finalist
2011 Minnawarra Art Award
2011 Broken Hill Open Outback Art Prize‚ NSW‚ Finalist
2011 Muswellbrook Open Art Prize‚ NSW‚ Finalist
2010 City of South Perth Emerging Artist Award‚ Finalist
2010 Minnawarra Art Award
2009 City of South Perth Emerging Artist Award‚ Finalist

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2014 "Horizon"‚ Gallows Gallery‚ Mosman Park
2013 "Traces of Motion"‚ Moores Building Contemporary Art Gallery
2011 "Origins"‚ Kingfisher Gallery‚ West Perth

GROUP EXHIBITIONS - select
2014 Mandjar Art Award
2013 Wanneroo Art Award
2012 Studio Artists Christmas Show‚ The Studio Gallery‚ Yallingup
2012 Abstract Expressions Group Show‚ Tresillian Community Centre
2012 Victoria Park Art Award
2012 Fabart Perth Art Expo
2012 Guildford Grammar School Art Exhibition
2012 St Mark's Anglican Community School Art Exhibition
2012 (Perth) Royal Agricultural Society Art Exhibiiton
2012 Deloitte's Spring Rose Art Show
2012 Kalgoorlie-Boulder Art Prize
2012 Morawa Art Award
2012 Cossack Art Award
2012 Hale Fine Art
2012 Minnawarra Art Award
2012 Artitude
2012 Art for Africa
2012 "Abstraction"‚ 100th Gallery‚ Prahran‚ Vic
2012 Mosman Park Art Award
2012 Melville Art Award
2012 Centennial Art Award‚ Albany WA
2012 Mandjar Art Award

... for additional exhibiting information please see my website or contact me.

Press

2012 Cambridge Post Newspaper December 8‚ p94
2012 Scoop Homes & Art Magazine "Galleries Choice" Summer p214
2011 Colosoul "From paintbrush to pen" e-zine review
2011 Scoop Magazine Spring Edition p 69
2010 Western Suburbs Weekly November 16-22 p38

140cm (W) x 50cm (H)
Oil on Belgian Linen Canvas
$2,443
61cm (W) x 31cm (H)
Oil on Canvas Board
$643
221cm (W) x 71cm (H)
Oil on Belgian Linen Canvas
$5,250
180cm (W) x 90cm (H)
Acrylic on Canvas
$4,950
30cm (W) x 30cm (H)
Oil on Board
$350
80cm (W) x 120cm (H)
Acrylic on Cotton Canvas
$3,350
60cm (W) x 30cm (H)
Oil on Canvas
$615
50cm (W) x 50cm (H)
Oil on Board
$825
122cm (W) x 91cm (H)
Oil on Belgian Linen
$3,350
110cm (W) x 110cm (H)
Mixed Media on Canvas
$3,550