CV - Jo Smith

1990 B.Ed Hons in Art and Design

1990 to 2007 Mother/Teacher/Artist/Jeweller/Maker/Arts Counsellor

During this time I attended craft fairs and sold through a couple of local outlets.

2007 Opened an arts studio/gallery in Carr Farm Craft Centre, working and selling directly to the public.

2008 selected to have an arts studio at the Burton Manor Atelier, Burton

2009 Opened Seagrass Studio Gallery, Hoylake

EXHIBITIONS

2008 Solo exhibition at Burton Hall, Burton

2008 Solo exhibition at Voirrey's Gallery, Heswall

2008 Group show at Ness Gardens exhibition centre, Wirral

2008 Solo Exhibition at Burton Manor Atelier Café/Gallery

2008 Group exhibitions at Burton Manor Atelier Café/Gallery

2009 Deeside Art Group Exhibition, West Kirby

2009 Solo exhibitions at Seagrass Gallery, Hoylake

2010 Group Exhibition and auction for Dot Art in aid of Roy Castle Lung Foundation, Liverpool

2010 Solo Exhibition at Staacks Gallery, West Kirby

2010 Deeside Art Group Exhibition, West Kirby

2010 Solo exhibition at Seagrass Gallery, Hoylake

2010 Group Exhibition 'Wirral Open Studios' , Community Centre, Hoylake

2011 Spring exhibition at Williamson Art Gallery, Birkenhead

2011 Liverpool Open Exhibition, Editions Gallery, Liverpool

2011 Deeside Art Group Exhibition, West Kirby

2011 Solo exhibition at Seagrass Gallery, Hoylake

2011 Group Exhibition at Pacific Arts Centre, Birkenhead

2011 Group Exhibition, 'Wirral Open Studios' at Melrose Hall, Hoylake

2012 Spring Exhibition at Williamson Art Gallery, Birkenhead

2012 Group Exhibition 'De Junk-Re Junk' at the Exhibition Centre, Birkenhead Park, Wirral

2012 Liverpool Open Exhibition, Editions Gallery, Liverpool

2012 Deeside Art Group Exhibition, West Kirby

2012 Solo Exhibition at Seagrass Gallery, Hoylake

2012 Group Exhibition 'Twitter', Sweden

2012 Group Exhibition 'Mothers', Festival of Firsts, Hoylake Holiday Inn Hotel

2012 to 2013 Group Exhibition, World Museum, Liverpool

2012 Group Exhibition 'With These Hands' at Heswall Arts Festival, Wirral

2012 Group Exhibition at Staacks Gallery, West Kirby

2012/2013 Group Exhibition at Rathbone Gallery, Birkenhead

2012/2013 Group Exhibition Liverpool Bio, Liverpool University

2013 Group Exhibition, Momentary Arts Project, New Brighton

2013 Solo Exhibition at Seagrass Gallery, Hoylake

2013 Liverpool Open Exhibition at Editions Gallery, Liverpool

2013 Group Exhibition 'De Junk-Re Junk' at Williamson Art Gallery, Birkenhead

2013 Deeside Art Group Exhibition, West Kirby

2013 Group Exhibition 'Wirral Open Studios', Wirral

2013 Solo Exhibition at Staacks Gallery, West Kirby

2013 Group Exhibition 'Art on the Prom', Festival of Firsts, Hoylake

2013 Group Exhibition 'Wirral Arts and Culture Trail', Hoylake

STOCKISTS 2007 TO PRESENT

2007/2008 Carr Farm Craft Centre, Meols

2008/2009 Burton Manor Atelier Café Gallery, Burton

2008-2011 La Paz, West Kirby

2008/2009 Ambience Florists, Heswall

2008/2009 Cetra Gallery, Heswall

2009 to present, Seagrass Gallery, Hoylake

2009 to present, Dee Fine Arts, Heswall

2009 to present, Chantilly Café, Hoylake

2010 to present, Staacks Gallery, West Kirby

2010 to present, The Stables Gallery, Brimstage

2010/2011 Red Perilla, Liverpool

2012 'Made Here' Pop Up shop, Liverpool

2012/2013 Paper, Scissors, Stone Gallery, Liscard

2013 to present, Williamson Art Gallery shop, Birkenhead

2013 to present, Alex Bell Styling, Bromoborough

COMMUNITY ARTS PROJECTS

Art classes and Workshops at Seagrass Gallery on a weekly basis

1:1 tuition and 1:1 Art Therapy

2009 Community Arts workshops for Chester University, held at Burton Manor, Burton

2010/2011 Art for Wellbeing workshops at Seagrass Studio Gallery, Hoylake

2011 Art for Well Being community workshops for Festival of Firsts, Hoylake Community Centre

2012 Art For Well Being community workshops for Festival of Firsts, Seagrass Studio Gallery

2012 Community Arts workshop for De Junk Re Junk Group, The Green Shop, Birkenhead

2012 Mixed Media Workshop for Dot Art at Bluecoat Display Centre, Liverpool