Born, 1973 Joanne Webb studied Fine Art at Brighton University where she was tutored by Andrzej Jackowski. In 1998 she was accepted by the Royal Academy of Arts, London, where she trained with Norman Ackroyd, Lawrence Jenkins, Norman Adams, Ken Kiff, Jennifer Durrant, Burt Irwin, Maurice Cockrill and Sonia Lawson amongst others. Winning the Landseer Travel grant on graduation, She then travelled to Montana, USA, for 13 months and lived and worked with the Lakota Sioux on the Fort Peck Indian Reservation and was as a Professor of Art at Rocky Mountain College.
Deeply inspired by the work of women such as Leonora Carrington and Frida Khalo Joannes work invites you to interpret your own metaphorical narrative.
The emphasis is on a celestial spiritual space, which at first glance seems to elude this earthly plane and time. A closer look however, determines that they are inherently grounded in a strange kind of human humility and entwined. Every work is an effort to transcribe ‘the interconnectedness’ of it all. Heart centered teachings and Kirtan chanting is currently the main focus. The latest work with reflective particles and resin will be released in 2021.