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.


1989-1992 Bachelor of Arts (Design)1993 Bachelor Arts (Design)‚ postgraduate study - Honours Program2007-10 Claremont School of Art‚ various short courses2010-12 Tresillian Community Centre‚ various short courses


AWARDS 2017 Kalgoorlie Boulder Art Prize, Best Painting in SHow2017 Pro Hart Outback Art Prize, Finalist2017 BlueThumb Finalist Top 252016 Wickepin Art Prize, Open Acquisitive Winner2016 Busselton Art Award, Finalist2016 Clifton Art Prize, Perth Finalist2016 Belmont Art Award, Highly Commended2015 City of Rockingham Art Award‚ Winner2015 City of Stirling Art Award‚ Winner2015 Kalgoorlie Boulder Art Prize‚ Highly Commended2014 RAS Art Award‚ IGA Perth Royal Show2014 Wagin Woolorama Art Award‚ Best Abstract Painting - Class 72014 Wagin Woolorama Art Award‚ Highly Commended - Class 12012 Morawa Art Award‚ Best Work on Canvas2010 Gascoyne Biennial Art Show‚ Commendation Oils/Acrylics2010 Rockingham Art Award‚ Fremantle Ports Acquisitive Award2010 Mount Romance Centennial Art Prize‚ Highly Commended2010 City of Wanneroo Art Award‚ Highly Commended2009 City of Belmont Art & Photographic Awards‚ CommendationSHORTLISTINGS & SPECIALIST SHOWS2014 Black Swan Heritage Art Prize‚ Salon des Refuses‚ selected artist2014 Minnawarra Art Award‚ Invited artist2014 Stanthorpe Arts Festival‚ Qld2014 Christmas Exhibition The Studio Gallery‚ Yallingup2013 City of South Perth Emerging Artist Award‚ Finalist2013 Perth Royal Show‚ finalist in Open and Rural Award2012 City of South Perth Emerging Artist Award‚ Finalist2012 Redland Art Prize‚ Qld‚ Finalist2012 Minnawarra Art Award2011 City of South Perth Emerging Artist Award‚ Finalist2011 Minnawarra Art Award2011 Broken Hill Open Outback Art Prize‚ NSW‚ Finalist2011 Muswellbrook Open Art Prize‚ NSW‚ Finalist2010 City of South Perth Emerging Artist Award‚ Finalist2010 Minnawarra Art Award2009 City of South Perth Emerging Artist Award‚ FinalistSOLO EXHIBITIONS2014 "Horizon"‚ Gallows Gallery‚ Mosman Park2013 "Traces of Motion"‚ Moores Building Contemporary Art Gallery2011 "Origins"‚ Kingfisher Gallery‚ West PerthGROUP EXHIBITIONS - select2014 Mandjar Art Award2013 Wanneroo Art Award2012 Studio Artists Christmas Show‚ The Studio Gallery‚ Yallingup2012 Abstract Expressions Group Show‚ Tresillian Community Centre2012 Victoria Park Art Award2012 Fabart Perth Art Expo2012 Guildford Grammar School Art Exhibition2012 St Mark's Anglican Community School Art Exhibition2012 (Perth) Royal Agricultural Society Art Exhibiiton2012 Deloitte's Spring Rose Art Show2012 Kalgoorlie-Boulder Art Prize2012 Morawa Art Award2012 Cossack Art Award2012 Hale Fine Art2012 Minnawarra Art Award2012 Artitude2012 Art for Africa2012 "Abstraction"‚ 100th Gallery‚ Prahran‚ Vic2012 Mosman Park Art Award2012 Melville Art Award2012 Centennial Art Award‚ Albany WA2012 Mandjar Art Award... for additional exhibiting information please see my website or contact me.


2012 Cambridge Post Newspaper December 8‚ p942012 Scoop Homes & Art Magazine "Galleries Choice" Summer p2142011 Colosoul "From paintbrush to pen" e-zine review2011 Scoop Magazine Spring Edition p 692010 Western Suburbs Weekly November 16-22 p38


Our country.

71cm (W) x 45cm (H)
Oil on Canvas