Jo was born in Penola, South Australia and has lived most of her life in the region.
Jo has worked as a professional artist for the past 30 years, exhibiting locally and interstate, taking out awards for textiles and painting. In this time Jo has curated exhibitions, tutored school and adult groups, mentored young emerging artists, disability groups and worked on community art projects. Jo’s passion is with textiles but also works in many mediums.
Jo is a member of the Gallery 54 Collective in Penola and Thumbprint Workshop Incorporated, a printmaking group based in Mount Gambier.