Jo Ashby

Sundown through the clouds - Jo Ashby

SKU: JA0001

Acrylic on canvas

Framed

Canvas size: H 60 cm x W 60 cm

Size including frame: H 81cm x W 81 cm  

€950

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Jo Ashby in her studio

Training:

  • Bournville School of Art, University of Birmingham (1979-80)
  • The Ruskin School of Drawing & Fine Art, University of Oxford (1981- 84)
  • Goldsmith’s College, University of London (1985-86)

 

Sundown through the clouds - Jo Ashby

Career:

Jo spent over thirty years working in education whilst continuing with her professional art career. She has worked in special & mainstream education; taught in adult art education; tutored art groups and continues to lead residential art workshops. She returned to full-time painting in 2013. She now lives on Sherkin Island, Co Cork.

 

Selected solo exhibitions in the UK and Ireland include:

  • Midlands Arts Centre, Birmingham (1984)
  • Norden Farm Arts Centre, Maidenhead (2001)
  • Royal Birmingham Society of Artists, Birmingham (2003)
  • Helmsley Arts Centre, Helmsley, Yorkshire (2003)
  • Stark Gallery, London (2004)
  • The Warren Gallery, Castletownshend, Co Cork (2006, 2008)
  • The Stour Gallery, Shipston-upon-Stour, Warwickshire (2009)
  • Hungry Hill Gallery, Adrigole, Co Cork (2011, 2013, 2017)
  • The Grejczik Gallery, Scarborough, Yorkshire (2016)
  • Aisling Gallery, Ballydehob, Co Cork (2016, 2017, 2019)
  • Cork Airport (2019)
Tide battling the winds II - Jo Ashby


Selected group exhibitions in UK and Ireland include:

  • Helios Gallery, Birmingham (1984)
  • Artmonsky Arts at AAF, London (2002)
  • Camberwell Arts, London (2002)
  • The Private Collector Gallery, Innishannon, Co Cork (2002-2005)
  • The Royal Society of Marine Artists, The Mall Galleries, London (2003)
  • Café Projects, The Gallery, London (2003)
  • Art Ireland with Stark Gallery (2004) and the Warren Gallery (2007),
  • Skylark Gallery, London (2004)
  • Stark Gallery at the Affordable Art Fair, London, Bristol and Dublin (2004 – 2006)
  • The Iverni Gallery, Kenmare (2004-2006)
  • Karen Taylor Galleries, London (2005)
  • Jeannie Avent Gallery, London (2006)
  • Tramyard Gallery, Dublin (2006)
  • Dulwich Picture Gallery, London (2006)
  • Tramyard Gallery, Dublin (2006)
  • The Warren Gallery, Castletownshend and Dublin (2006 – 200
  • Norden Farm Arts Centre, Maidenhead (2007, 2012)
  • The Store Gallery, London (2008)
  • Kilkenny Arts Festival, Kilkenny (2009)
  • West Cork Arts Centre, Skibbereen, Co Cork (2015, 2017, 2018)
  • West Cork Creates, Cork Airport (2017)
  • Royal Birmingham Society of Artists, Birmingham (2001-2014, 2016-2020)
  • West Cork Creates, Skibbereen (2016-2020)
  • The Stour Gallery, Shipston-upon-Stour, Warwickshire (2002 – 2018)
  • Sherkin Island (2015-2019)
  • Aisling Gallery, Ballydehob (2018)
  • Hungry Hill Gallery, Adrigole (2009 – 2019)
  • The Campden Gallery, Chipping Campden (2019)

Work in public and private collections in Ireland, UK, Europe, USA, Canada and Australia.

 View from the Old Schoolhouse, Sherkin - Jo Ashby

Awards, Prizes and Residencies:

2019: Elected Member of the Royal Birmingham Society of Artists

2019: Tyrone Guthrie Arts Residency Centre, Co Monaghan

2015: Cil Rialaig Artist Residency, Co Kerry

2006: Highly commended: Dulwich Picture Gallery Prize exhibition

2004: Elected Associate member of the Royal Birmingham Society of Artists

2004: First Prize: Royal Birmingham of Artists Prize Exhibition

 

Artist in Residence: Open Ear Festival, Sherkin Island, 2017 - 2019

 Up the Slopes - Jo Ashby

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