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”

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”

Neighbourhoods

Strathcona (all images are copyrighted and cannot be used without artist’s express permission) Strathcona is Vancouver’s oldest residential neighbourhood. Close to the port, it received waves of immigrants, many of whom later dispersed throughout the city. I was interested to discover the original topography was hilly. Streets were flattened later for easier traffic flow, butContinue reading “Neighbourhoods”