London-based painter Johanna Melvin worked for many years as a self-taught illustrator.
On completing BA Fine Art in 1998, Jo worked for many years at The Whitechapel Gallery, returning full-time to painting and post-graduate studies at Turps Banana painting school.
Johanna has exhibited at The Royal Academy of Art; Flowers Gallery; The Contemporary Art Society; APT Gallery, and recently filled five rooms with works created during lock-down in a solo show at 15 Bateman St, Soho, London. Upcoming is a group show curated by Matthew Burrows, ‘A Generous Space’ at Hastings Contemporary.
Jo has work in many private and public collections and she currently teaches at The Essential School of Painting, London where she is also a Board Member.