about Jo

a brief look at my story Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Jo was at school with daughters of Peron’s generals, learning early the value of discretion Moving to Peru before the revolution, she went on to high school in Ottawa,ON. Back in Lima, Jo began painting,  fascinated by pre-Inca textile and pottery designs, working withContinue reading “about Jo”

Okanagan BC

Besides local flora and machinery, I took time to contemplate my surroundings. With a studio in a rural setting by the Okanagan Lake, its influences crept into my work as I absorbed ever changing lights and shadows bouncing off water, and long vistas filled with moving clouds and approaching weather. One magical morning, I wasContinue reading “Okanagan BC”

re-visiting memories

Reviewing a body of heritage images, it reflects my passion for characteristics of historic neighbourhoods in Vancouver BC. I began painting them in the1980s, when I would find myself searching again for something old and iconic only to find it had vanished. Asking friends how I could learn early about decisions which allowed buildings toContinue reading “re-visiting memories”