12 x 12 Monotype, 2016
As an expressionistic mixed media artist, my creative inspiration and expression comes as a visceral response to an ever-changing geopolitical climate as seen through social and mass media.
Jo Ann Bianchi was born in the New York Metropolitan area and began drawing at a very young age. Over the past 13 years, Jo Ann has continued to expand her artistic perspective and process by experimenting with watercolor and oils, where she has worked under contemporary artists, Barbara Starner and Dmitri Koustov, respectively.
Bianchi is currently a member of the Gainesville Fine Arts Association (Florida), the Monotype Guild of New England, and the Union of Maine Visual Artists. Her work has appeared in juried and member shows. She continues to experiment with oil, watercolor, acrylic, ink, and collage to capture the essence of the figure, landscape or urbanscape in recognizable or abstract form.
Jo Ann Bianchi currently maintains a studio at Running With Scissors in Portland, Maine.