Jo de Pear is a professional printmaker. She studied for her BA at Edinburgh College of Art and her MA in Printmaking at Chelsea, London.
Jo works with a number of different printmaking techniques including etching, lithography, collagraph and silkscreen and has printed onto glass, wood, paper and metal. More recently she has been making cyanotypes, using the strong UV light in the Caribbean.
Jo lives and works in London.
Jo has exhibited her work widely. Exhibitions include AAF New York / Paris / Battersea / Bristol / Bath, 115.oxo, The Bargehouse Gallery, The Coningsby Gallery, The Mernier Chocolate Factory, Clifford Chance, Glasgow Print Studio, National Gallery Edinburgh, The Barbican, and Originals / Bite Mall Galleries, Masters/ Bankside Gallery.
Jo's work has been bought both by private collectors through to commissions for Government and city offices and large corporations including British Airways.
A number of Jo's prints can be seen in the The Instant Printmaker, published by Collins & Brown, Etching and Photopolymer Techniques and Hybrid Prints, both published by A&C Black. Jo also has work held in the collections of The British Museum and the V&A.
Commissions have included work for design firms such as Virgile and Stone, along with prints for corporations including British Airways and Government offices.
She has created all the artwork for two major hotels in Antwerp and Bucharest, as well as bespoke pieces for a private members club in London.
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