Jo Moniz’s new work draws on the view of vast landscapes from the window of a plane–the quilt of the land, open space and worked lands are interpreted through encaustic texture and layer. Aerial views of flattened lands with distant horizons are illuminated by the clear eastern sky. The geometry imposed by farmers and ranchers living on the plains gives rise to a sense of organized geography:
Jo Moniz has a BA in Environmental Design from the University of Washington and has studied at Gage Academy and Pratt Fine Arts Institute. She is a retired architect living in Seattle, Washington. Her art can be seen in shows locally and internationally and at Shift Collaborative Studio and EAFA public art exhibitions in Seattle, Washington. You can see more of her work here.
Join us this First Thursday for Pioneer Square’s ArtWalk…spring is in the air! Jo will be hosting an artist reception from 5-8pm.
Shift Collaborative Studio is located:
Tashiro-Kaplan Arts Complex #105
306 S. Washington Street
Seattle, WA 98104