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Artist profile

Jo Morley

I am an Ilkeston based artist who works mainly in portraiture and also primarily in paint media (oils and acrylics)

I began painting again in 2017 after not really doing much since school, and have been working steadily since on private commissions and work for exhibitions and competition.

I also currently work part time within the NHS but paint in any spare time I can!

Creative Genre

  • Realism, portraiture, oil painting and acrylic mostly but occassionally work in gouache/ watercolour and coloured pencils.

Work Undertaken

  • Various commission portraits of people and pets
  • working from photographs. Also some digital illustration work.


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