Life and Career
From a young age, Jo has always seen herself as an artist. After leaving school, Jo did an Art Foundation and then specialized in photography when studying for a BA in Design. Jo’s creative expression is not just limited to her photography, she is a qualified meditation teacher, which informs so much of her practice. Jo’s abstract style is inspired by the act of meditation and the feelings it evokes.
Jo Holland’s Process
Adaptability and constant inspiration are two key components of Jo’s creative process. Inspiration comes at every turn, from the human experience, to travel, to animals and so on. Many of Jo’s ideas come about when meditating and often the greatest challenge is how to execute her ideas, which often turn out to generate her greatest successes. Jo cites Anish Kapoor, Yaoi Kusama and Georgia O’Keeffe as some of the artists she admires most.