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Jo Darvall (Jo Helleren) Artist CV


Born Yarram Victoria, Australia 6/3/1966



2013 Encaustic Mono Printing Deborah Winiarski Art Students League of New York

1989 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Victorian College of the Arts. Melbourne



2016                   Reckless Romantics Sagra Gallery Melbourne (June 18)

2016         Paris Bled into the Indian Ocean Invitational Exhibition Regional Public Art Gallery, Busselton WA

2015                   Paris Bled into the Indian Ocean Merenda Contemporary WA

2014                   Walking the Pipeline to the Waters End Moores Building Contemporary Art Gallery

2014                   Sensorium the Unfurling Sculpture Square Singapore

2013                   Gemstones and Millstreams PSAS Fremantle Western Australia

2012                   Big Sky Moore’s Contemporary Art Gallery Fremantle Western Australia

2011                   Artists who hale from the West, Substation Arts Centre, Newport, VIC

2011                   Landscape Riches, Brightspace Gallery StKilda, Melbourne.

2010         A new beginning… West, Kidogo Arthouse Fremantle, W.A.

2009         Natural Heroes Sub 12, Newport Sub Station, Newport .VIC




Minnawara Art Award selected and exhibited

Farrer Company Collection Art Book Launch Singapore (Art work included)

Group exhibition Artforum Singapore

Residency/ Exhibition instinc Singapore (October)

Art works commissioned Hilton Hotel Perth

Large scale watercolors Remnant Dance Company Swan Valley

Artist Residency Donnelly River WA


Winner of the Mandjar Corporate Art Award WA

Custodians Holmes a Court Gallery Vasse Felix WA

Selected and exhibited  Public Salon form WA

Art work collected Royal Children’s Hospital WA

Invited and Exhibited AAF Singapore

Selected and exhibited Artist Open House Fremantle WA


Riverstone and ANZ Private bank Artlease Artsource WA

Selected and exhibited Artist Open House Fremantle WA

Selected and exhibited Albany Art Prize Western Australia

Cossack Art Award Western Australia

Tarkine Group show Brightspace Melbourne VIC

Asian Contemporary Art Show AAP Hong Kong

One Farrer Hotel 9 Painting Commission Singapore

Artist Residency City of Belmont WA

Winner 2014 Showcase competition Artslant New York


Awarded “Highly Commended” City of Busselton Acquisitive Art Prize WA

Award Winner Open Acquisitive Art Prize City of Belmont WA

Finalist Lethbridge 10,000 Art Award 2013 “On line Finalist” NSW

Land Lines Exhibition Opening Repeat Offenders Gallery Subiaco WA

Invited“Shore Thing” art exhibition curated by Director of Brightspace and Mick

Turner (Dirty Three) Brightspace Gallery StKilda Melbourne VIC


Selected “Between the Sheets”: Artists’ Books 2012 City of Swan and Gallery East Western Australia.

PAWA Print Prize (selected and exhibited) City of Swan GalleryWA

Artists for Kids Culture Exhibition Brightspace StKilda VIC



Janet Holmes a Court Collecton

Credit Suisse Perth

Merenda Collection (private collector)

City of Mandurah WA

Royal Children’s Hospital Perth

West Australian Water Corporation

One Farrer Company Collection  Singapore

Helen Carroll (personal collection) Manager Westfarmers Art Collection

City of Belmont Western Australia

Tronox New York

Exxaro South Africa

Ferrus PTY Limited Perth Australia

Atlas Iron Perth Australia

Footscray Community Arts Centre Melbourne



Exhibition pays homage to art great  Perria Willix Busselton Times 2016

Painters’ works combine for expo Stephen Bevis West Australian Jan 14 2016

Paris Bled into the Indian Ocean Artcollector20 Oct 2015

Paris Bled into the Indian Ocean Artist Profile #33 2015

O.Connors her inspiration  Jessica Nico Community News Oct 20 2015

Legacy of an artist William Yeoman – The West Australian Oct 15 2015

Paris Bled into the Indian Ocean Art Almanac 23 Oct 2015

Exhibition Review Lyn De Cero Artist Cronicle September 2014 

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