Jo Chew

Born in Hobart, Tasmania

Education
2018 – ongoing        PhD Candidate, CAM, University of Tasmania, Hobart

2018                           Honours in Painting (First Class), CAM, University of Tasmania, Hobart

2008-2010     Bachelor of Fine Arts, University of Tasmania, Hobart (Dean’s Honour Roll)

Solo Exhibitions
2019 The Wanderer, the Fool, and the Refuge - Despard Gallery, Hobart, Tasmania

2017                Numbering Stars  -  Thienny Lee Gallery, Sydney, New South Wales

2014                Cain   -   Despard Gallery, Hobart, Tasmania

2012                It’s Gonna Be (Alright)   -   Despard Gallery, Hobart, Tasmania

          2011                 In media res   -   Entrepot Gallery, Tasmanian School of Art, Hobart, Tasmania

           Group Exhibitions

2018 Finalist in the Bruny18 Prize, Alonnah, Bruny Island

2018 Finalist in the Henry Jones Art Prize, Hobart

2018 30th Annual Summer Show - Despard Gallery, Hobart

2016               Animalia   -   Despard Gallery, Hobart

2015                The Despard Collection   -   Despard Gallery, Hobart
                        This is Drawing Now   -   Despard Gallery, Hobart

2013                 25th Annual Summer Show   -   Despard Gallery, Hobart
                         Tasmanian Artists for Bushfire Relief   -   Penny Contemporary, Hobart
                         Constance makes the art grow stronger   -   Constance ARI, Hobart
                         Pure Gold, towards the sun   -   Schoolhouse Gallery, Rosny Barn, Hobart
                         MONAista   -    Stable Gallery, Hobart
                         Linden Postcard Show   -   Linden Centre for Contemporary Arts, St Kilda

2012                24th Annual Summer Show   -   Despard Gallery, Hobart
                        MONAista   -   Stable Gallery, Hobart
                        Members’ Group Show   -   Contemporary Art Tasmania, Hobart

2011                 Entree... Despard Gallery at Sawtooth   -   Geoff Dyer, Wayne Brooks,
                        Susannah Hart and Jo Chew
   -   Sawtooth ARI, Launceston
                        MONAista   -   Stable Gallery, Hobart

2010                Images of Tasmania 13   -   Long Gallery, Salamanca Arts Centre, Hobart
                        Members’ Group Show   -   Contemporary Art Tasmania, Hobart
                        Work by Jo Chew, Katina Gavalas and Diane Masters   -   Baraki Wallspace, Hobart
                        Mixed Tape   -   Long Gallery, Salamanca Arts Centre, Hobart
                        Graduate Exhibition   -   Tasmanian School of Art, Hobart

Awards
2019                           HATCHED - The National Graduate Exhibition at PICA, Perth, Western Australia

2017                           Creative Fellowship with ADM (Anglican Deaconess Ministries) – 12-month paid research-based fellowship
                                  Andrew's House, Level 1, St, 464-480 Kent St, Sydney, New South Wales

2013                 Contemporary Art Tasmania Studio placement,  27 Tasma Street, North Hobart, Tasmania

Bibliography
Harper, Andrew.           ‘Dwelling on an Escape’. Tas Weekend, The Mercury, 2-3 March 2019.
Denholm, Michael.       In the Vineyard of Art - The story of art and Tasmania, Vol 2, Carlton St. Press, 2013.
Selby, Clyde.                ‘Mystical Delights’ The Saturday Magazine, The Mercury, 11 August 2012.
Machen, Mary.             ‘Gallery sinks its teeth in artworks’  The Examiner, 9 July 2011.
Selby, Clyde.                ‘Formal Please!’  The Saturday Magazine, The Mercury, 14 August 2010.