Jo was born in Northland NZ, and moved to Auckland in her late thirties, where she studied and graduated in interior design.
Jo moved to Kinloch some years later and began life as a full time Artist.
In 2019 Jo was filmed by "COLOUR IN YOUR LIFE AUSTRALIA" for world wide distribution on YouTube and ARTS channels.
Jo paints with acrylics and various mediums, and many techniques are used ,including layering to create depth, translucency glazing and texture.
Design and balance are necessary in an abstract painting, drawing the viewer to experience their own unique interpretation of her work.