JO HOLDAWAY : ILLUSTRATORDigital Illustration & Design
Jo Holdaway is an accomplished digital illustrator who creates dynamic snapshots of everyday life in bold, vibrant colour.
Growing up in Weston-super-Mare in the 80’s she has fond memories of a very ‘outdoor’ childhood with many family holidays spent in Cornwall, Devon and Wales. Camping, coastlines and various canines featured quite heavily in her upbringing and has had a big influence on her lifestyle and creative work ever since!
In 2007 she moved to Amsterdam and spent 2 years pursuing her own creative interests; developing her graphic illustrations and picking up commissioned work both privately and commercially.
With her graphic design background, colour and composition has always been integral to her work as she strives to make work that raises a smile. She has had work published in New York’s 3×3 Illustration annual, The Holland Times, The Ride cycling journal, KLM Inflight magazine.
During the lockdown in 2020 she produced 12 portraits of local key workers under the title SUPER+HUMAN to highlight the the hard work and dedication they showed to their professions. She hopes to exhibit these locally in 2021.
Jo loves producing private commissions and has sent numerous pieces around the planet as well as locally. She currently lives in Creech St Michael with her partner and two terriers.
Latest News & Blog
A campaign to reclaim the Mecca Bingo building in Taunton as an arts and culture venue is creating a buzz amongst local councillors and the public as the campaign reaches over 2000 signatures and is set to drive more public support. The ‘Project Gaumont’ team lead by Somerset Arts Business Cultural Alliance and Creative InnovationJune 28, 2023
We were pleased to hear from SABCA member Corrinne Curtis who obtained advice from SABCA at the early stages of her project. Through hard work and determination Corrinne has achieved overwhelming success for The Nornen Project and we would like to share here comments sent to us: We spoke a couple of years ago aboutJune 21, 2023
Emergence, an immersive audio-visual installation by SABCA Member, This is Loop, debuts at Canary Wharf’s Winter Lights Festival this January
Montgomery Square, Canary Wharf, E14Wednesday 18th – Saturday 28th January 2023 As part of Winter Lights 2023 at Canary Wharf, This is Loop (a SABCA Member) is presenting their most ambitious work to date: a major audio-visual artwork, Emergence. Conceived and built by artists Harriet Lumby and Alan Hayes, the co-founders of This is Loop,January 19, 2023
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