Jo Darvall



Jo Darvall completed her studies at the Victorian College of the Arts (1990), Melbourne before relocating to Perth with her family. An accomplished artist who specialises in oil painting, watercolour and printmaking, Darvall has exhibited widely in Australia, China and Singapore, has been shortlisted for over 28 awards, has been a successful recipient of Development Funding by DLGSC to exhibit internationally and interstate. In 2018 she co-founded the Swan River Print Studio at Goolagatup Heathcote Gallery in the City of Melville. Jo has grown her practice over the past three decades and her works of art have featured in nineteen solo exhibitions and forty-eight group exhibitions in Australia, London, China and Singapore. Jo has taught at the Fremantle Arts Centre (FAC), at the University of Western Australia (UWA), is one of the founders of Artists for Kids Culture Trust in Victoria.

Solo Exhibitions

Regeneration : Boranup Forest

oil in canvas 120 x 120

Group Exhibitions

Sea Sings Lumen and Winged Realm

Sea Sings, Lumen and Wings Realm brings together work by Australian artists Jo Darvall, Martin King, and Clare Humphries, Albany Town Hall Gallery

Morning Bell

Opens 9th March Fox Gallery Melbourne


Fox Gallery Melbourne

Artist Statement

Primarily a painter, printmaker and watercolorist. The embrace of isolation, a desire to enter the unknown, transformation and regeneration of ecologies with the challenge of using readily available resources are all integral to Jo Darvall’s varied and engaging practice.