Jo Chew

Born in Hobart, Tasmania
Currently lives and works in Sydney, New South Wales

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

Solo Exhibitions
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

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

Bibliography
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.