London-based painter Johanna Melvin worked for many years as a self-taught illustrator.
On completing BA Fine Art at Guildhall University, London in 1998, Jo then 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 in 2021 filled five rooms with works created during lock-down in her solo show Conundrum at 15 Bateman St, Soho, London.
Additional recent exhibitions include A Generous Space at Hastings Contemporary and A Generous Space 2 at The New Art Gallery Walsall.
Jo has work in many private and public collections and currently teaches at The Essential School of Painting, London.