Curriculum Vitae

Born in Australia 1957 


2011              Master of Fine Arts (Visual Art),Victorian College of the Arts, TheUniversity of Melbourne 

2010              Postgraduate Diploma of Visual Art, Victorian College of the Arts, The University of Melbourne

2007/03        Advanced Diploma in Fine Arts, Riverina College of TAFE

2004              Intensive Colour Theory, Victorian College of the Arts, The University of Melbourne

2002              Certificate Fine Arts, Riverina College of TAFE

1998              Fabric Printing I and II, Riverina College of TAFE

1986/84        Fine Arts, Charles Sturt University, Albury

1979              Visual Arts (Painting), Albury Technical College, Albury


Solo Exhibitions

2019 .            Red Sky in the Morning, Arthouse Gallery, Sydney

2018              The Nature of Landscape, Flinders Lane Gallery, Melbourne

2017              Beyond Landscape, Arthouse Gallery, Sydney

2017              Mapping Hill End, Bathurst Regional Art Gallery

2016              Surrounded by Sky, Flinders Lane Gallery, Melbourne

2016              Here & Now, MAMA Albury Regional Art Gallery, Albury

2016              Mapping Hill End, Arthouse Gallery, Sydney

2015              Surface Tension, Arthouse Gallery, Sydney

2015              A Natural Response, Flinders Lane Gallery, Melbourne

2014              An Intimate Landscape, Arthouse Gallery, Sydney

2014              Time Recalled, Flinders Lane Gallery, Melbourne

2013              Remembered, Arthouse Gallery, Sydney

2012              Marking Time, Artspace, Wodonga

2012              Remembered Landscape, Flinders Lane Gallery, Melbourne

2006              View, Wilson Street Gallery, Albury

Group Exhibitions

2019              Red Sky at Night, Arthouse Gallery, Sydney

2019              Earth Canvas, NSW

2019              Fringe, Flinders Lane Gallery, Melbourne

2019              Reflections of Fading Sky, Arthouse Gallery, Sydney

2018              Summer Salon 2018, Arthouse Gallery, Sydney

2018              Biennale of Australian Art, Ballarat

2018              The Way you Come, Group Show, Arthouse Gallery Sydney

2017              Sydney Contemporary, Arthouse Gallery, Sydney

2017              Thirty by Thirty, Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick

2017              Sydney Story Factory, Parramatta,

2017              DENFAIR, Flinders Lane Gallery, Melbourne

2017              On Paper, Arthouse Gallery, Sydney

2016              Under the Sun16, Arthouse Gallery, Sydney

2016              FUSE, Flinders Lane Gallery Melbourne 

2015              Unfolding Splendour, Arthouse Gallery, Sydney

2014              Under the Sun14, Arthouse Gallery, Sydney

2014              Loaded Brush, The Art Cabriolet Annual Art Show, Armadale Melbourne

2014              Melbourne Art Fair, Flinders Lane Gallery, Melbourne

2014              PRIME 14, Arthouse Gallery, Sydney

2014              Highlighs from Gallery II, Arthouse Gallery, Sydney

2013              The Scheme of Things, Arthouse Gallery, Sydney

2013              Action/Abstraction, Wangaratta Regional Gallery, Wangaratta

2012              Studio Show II, Flinders Lane Gallery, Melbourne

2012              Space, Flinders Lane Gallery, Melbourne

2011              Masters Graduate Exhibition, Margaret Lawrence Gallery, Melbourne

2011              Proud, Margaret Lawrence Gallery, Melbourne

2011              Alliance Francoise Award Exhibition, St Kilda Melbourne

2011              Loosing & Finding, Arts Space Albury/Wodonga

2011              Exploration Eleven, Flinders Lane Gallery, Melbourne

2011              Paint 6, Pigment Gallery, Melbourne

2010              Hume Building Society Acquisitive Art Exhibition, Arts Space,

2010              Graduate Exhibition, Margaret Lawrence Gallery, Melbourne

2010              The Art of Love & Desire, VCA Gallery Melbourne

2010              Proud, Margaret Lawrence Gallery Melbourne

2010              Off the Page, Adamshurst, Albury

2010              Art@st.matthews Exhibition, Albury

2009              NSW Country Energy Art Prize for Landscape, Traveling Exhibition

2009              Hume Building Society Accquisitive Art Award, Arts Space

2008              Art@st.matthews Exhibition, Albury

2008              A Sense of Place, Adamshurst, Albury

Awards, research, travel

2019              Finalist King’s School Art Prize, Sydney

2017              Finalist Paddington Art Prize, Sydney

2017              Finalist Chippendale World Art Residency

2016              Hill End Artist Residence, Hill End

2015              Artist in Residence, The Bathurst Regional Art Gallery, Hill End

2014              Study tour, New York

2013              Study tour, China

2013              Trinity Art Prize featured Artist, Albury

2013              Finalist Tattersall's Landscape Art Prize

2013              Painting research and development trip, Morocco

2012              Finalist R & M McGivern Award, Maroondah

2011              Awarded Langridge Painting Prize, VCA, Melbourne

2011              Study tour, Hong Kong

2010              Awarded Shelmerdine Inquisitive Art Award, VCA, Melbourne

2010              Awarded Alliance Francoise Award, VCA, Melbourne

2010              Awarded Pigment Gallery Award, VCA, Melbourne

2010              Awarded Hume Building Society, Peoples Choice Award, Albury Wodonga

2010              Finalist Hume Building Society Acquisitive Art Award

2010              Study tour, Japan

2009              Finalist NSW Country Energy Landscape Award, Lismore Regional Gallery

2009              Finalist Hume Building Society Acquisitive Art Award, Albury Wodonga

2009              Study tour Central Australian painting retreat

2008              Finalist - JazzART Award, WangarattaRegional Art Gallery

2007              Study tour, Europe

Catalogues, review, publications

2019             Red Sky at Night, essay by Elli Walsh

2019             The Light Beneath the Layers, Jo Davenport’s Abstract Art, North East Living Magazine, Spring 2019 issue

2019             Art Imitates Love of Land, Cover Story, The Border Mail Weekender 17 August, 201

2016             Art Guide, To the River, Tracey Clement, Sept-Oct 2016, Issue 103, p. 70-74

2015             Belle Australia, October 2015, p. 146

                      Australian Residential Architecture and Design House, Issue 102

                      Look, Art Gallery Society of NSW, September, 2015

                      Art Almanac Australia, September, 2015

                      Surface Tension, Arthouse Gallery Catalogue Essay, 7 Sept - 3 Oct, 2015

                      Art Collector, Issue 73, July - September, 2015

                      A Natural Response, Flinders Lane Gallery Catalogue Essay, Louise Martin-Chew, 14 July - 1 August, 2015

2014              The Tailored Interior, Natale, Greg, Hardie Grant Books, P. 37, 119, 203

                       The Art Cabriolet Loaded Brush, Catalogue, 20 Nov 2014

                       Look Magazine, Art Gallery Society of NSW, September, 2014 p. 3

                       Artist Jo Davenport, DAILYIMPRINT, Natalie Walton, 19th September


                       An Intimate Landscape, Catalogue Essay, Gibson, Prue, 10 September, 2014

                       Transient Marks.Jo Davenport, The Artsy Forager, Frenz, Lesley, 10 Sep.


                       Country Masterpiece, Country Home Ideas Magazine, Scott, Kate,Vol.14 No.4 Aug

                       Art Collector Magazine on line, 4 April 2014

                       The Big Picture, Country Style Magazine, Immoff, Virginia, March

                       Painting Song of Joy, The Boarder Mail, 26 March, 2014

                       Time Recalled, Catalogue essay, Luxford, Phe, 18 Feb-8March 2014

                       Jo Davenport:Time Recalled, The Melbourne Review, Luxford, Phe, February 2014


                       Now Showing:Time Recalled Jo Davenport, Indie Art & Design, Price, Carolyn, 20 Feb, 

                       Art Collector Magazine, Jan-Mar 2014 Issue 67

2013              Artist puts School in the Picture, The Border Mail, Thomas, Di, 24 August

                      Sculpture and the Enemies, Issue 2, Harrington, Katherine

                      Remembered, Arthouse Gallery Catalogue Essay, 8-25 Aug 2013


                      Landscape Great Inspiration, The Border Mail Pulse Magazine, Wallace, Sue, 3 August 2013. P. 63

                      A Kaleidoscope of Colour, The Border Mail Pulse Magazine, Wallace, Sue 16 Feb 2013

                      Australian Residential Architecture and Design House, Issue 90, 2013

                      Auction Abstraction, Mangan, Di, 9 Feb-24 March, 2013



2012             The Emphemera of a Remembered Landscape, Catologue Essay, Skerlj, Laura

                      Why Nature is my Muse, Border Mail Pulse Magazine, Wallace, Sue, 22 Aug

                      The Best of Art, The Age, 28 Aug. 2012

                      Remembered Landscape, Art Collector Australia, Issue 62, 2012

                      Space, The Melbourne Review, Luxford, Phe,  Aug, 2012


2011             VCA Master of Visual Arts Seminar Program 2011


                      Ad Infinitum: again and Again, in the Same Way; forever, Skerlj, Laura



                      Artbank Australia                 

                      University of Melbourne

                      Star Casino Sydney

                      Leeuwin Estate Art Collection

                      Norman Foster Club House Tai Po, Hong Kong

                      Bathurst Regional Art Gallery, Permanent Collection

                      Wangaratta Regional Art Gallery Permanent Collection

                      Mercy Hospital Albury

                      Hill Top, Albury Wodonga Hospital

                      ArtStream Investment Group

                      Private collections in Australia, UK,  Canada, Japan, New York

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