About

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 Program2007-10 Claremont School of Art‚ various short courses2010-12 Tresillian Community Centre‚ various short courses

Exhibitions

AWARDS & SPECIAL SELECTION

2018 Rockingham Art Award, Finalist
2018 Art Lovers Australia Art Prize, Finalist
2017 Kalgoorlie Boulder Art Prize, Best Painting in Show
2017 Perth Royal Art Prize, Finalist
2017 Pro Hart Outback Art Prize, Finalist
2017 Rockingham Art Award, Finalist
2017 Minnawarra Art Award, Finalist
2016/7 BlueThumb Art Prize, Finalist
2015/6 City of Busselton Art Award, Finalist
2016 Clifton Art Prize, Perth Finalist
2016 Wickepin Art Prize, Open Winner (Acquisitive)
2016 Belmont Art Award, Highly Commended, Open Art
2010-16 Minnawarra Art Award, Finalist
2015 City of Stirling Art Award, Winner (Acquisitive)
2015 City of Rockingham Art Award, Winner (Acquisitive)
2015 Kalgoorlie-Boulder Art Prize, Highly Commended
2012-16 Claremont Art Awards, Finalist
2009-15 IGA Perth Royal Show, Finalist
2014 First Prize, RAS of WA Art Award, Perth Royal Show
2014 Black Swan (Heritage), Salon Des Refuses
2014 Stanthorpe Art Festival, Qld, Finalist
2009-13 City of South Perth Emerging Artist Award, Finalist
2012 Redland Art Prize, Qld, Finalist
2011 Broken Hill Open Outback Art Prize, Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery, NSW
2010 Rockingham Art Award, Fremantle Ports (Acquisitive Award)

EXHIBITIONS - select

2018 Elemental, The Studio Gallery, Yallingup, Solo
2015 Stone, DiVerse Studios, North Perth, Solo
2015 Guest Artist, Gallery 360, Subiaco, Solo
2014 Artist in Residence, DiVerse Studio, North Perth, Solo
2014 Guest Artist, Gallery 360, Subiaco, Solo
2014 Horizon, Gallows Gallery, Mosman Park, Solo
2013 Summer Collection, Suburban Table Restaurant, Solo
2011 Origins, Kingfisher Gallery, West Perth, Solo
GROUP EXHIBITION - select

2018 Land and Sea, Rochfort Gallery, Sydney
2018 89 Days, Fenians Fremantle & Freedom Festival
2017 Summer Days, The Studio Gallery
2017 The Other Art Fair, Sydney
2017 Artitude
2016 Inside An Artists Mind, The Studio Gallery
2016 Leeuwin Exhibition with Peter Kendall, The Studio Gallery
2015 Cervantes Arts Festival, Guest Artist
2014 Canopy – Into the Forest, Curated by Peggy Lyon & Ashley Yihsin Chang, Mundaring Arts Centre, WA
2013 Guest Artist St Marks College Community Art Show, Hillarys
2013 Studio Artists, Easter Show, The Studio Gallery, YAllingup
2013 Traces of Motion, Moores Building Contemporary Art Gallery
2012 Perth Art Expo, Winthrop Hall, UWA, Crawley
2012 Twelve Studio Artists, The Studio Gallery, Yallingup, WA
2012 Abstract Expressions, Tresillian Community Centre, Nedlands
2012 Abstraction, Curated by Jane McKay, 100th Gallery,Vic
2011 Dissolved Boundaries, with Zoran Petkovic, Artspace Gallery Studio, Nedlands
2011 Abstract Collective, Tresillian Community Centre, Nedlands
2010 Tresillian Exhibition, Tresillian Community Centre, Nedlands
2009 Transition of Three, Curated by Magda Joubert, Moores Building Contemporary Art Gallery
2006 Spring Is In the Air, Accent Gallery, Waratah Avenue, Dalkeith

Influences

Our country.

71cm (W) x 45cm (H)
Oil on Canvas
$1,500
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