about me

Born in Toledo, Ohio in 1977, Jo Richardson completed a Bachelor of Fine Arts with a focus in printmaking in 2005, and a Master of Architecture in 2014. She is currently working toward a Master of Fine Arts at Lesley University in Cambridge MA (expected graduation 2022). Her recent  studio practice includes small-scale drawings and oil paintings exploring themes of vulnerabiliity and femininity through abstracted and fragmented figures. Jo currently reisdes in Colorado where she shows in her work in local galleries and group shows.

selected exhibitions and honors

2021

Awarded NEA CARES Grant, Lafayette CO

2020

Featured Artist, R Gallery, Boulder CO

Drawing a (Blank) in Boulder, Museum of Boulder, Boulder CO

2019

Darkness, R Gallery, Boulder CO

Lines, R Gallery, Boulder CO

Small Works, R Gallery, Boulder CO

2018

artNOW! - a Fine Art Show + Sale, Boulder Elks Lodge, Boulder CO

2017

Art as Medicine, Dairy Arts Center, Boulder CO

2016

Boulder Art Association Annual Juried Art Exhibition, Hyatt Place, Boulder CO (First Merit Award)

2014

CU Denver Annual Juried Student Exhibition, Emmanuel Gallery, Denver CO (Honorable Mention)

2013

Selected for Immersion Colorado Master Class, Telluride CO

Five week intensive studio led by visiting architects Rick Joy, Richard Leplastrier, and Peter Stuchbury 

2012

UC Denver College of Architecture and Planning Design Excellence Awards, Denver CO (First Place)

2008

Juried Student / Alumni Exhibition, Victoria Myhren Gallery, Denver CO

2007

Art on the Walls - Boulder County Arts Alliance's Juried Solo Exhibition, Barnes and Noble, Boulder CO

Outsiders Show, Pirate Contemporary Art, Lakewood CO

2006

Year of the Fire Dog, Lincoln Gallery, Boulder CO

What is Home? - Unspoken Word's 2nd Quarter Art Show, Boulder Shelter for the Homeless, Boulder CO

2005

Year of the Wood Rooster, Lincoln Gallery, Boulder CO

Inter/Are - BFA Exhibition, Victoria Myhren Gallery, Dever CO

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