Jo Blaker is an artist & illustrator, based on the edge of the West Yorkshire moors.
Jo produces lively yet harmonious images that capture the calming flow or the vibrant swell of organic or emotional energy. Naturally playful, curious & experimental Jo’s formal art/design education encompassed photography, drawing, print-making, typography & illustration, on cross-disciplinary courses culminating in MA Visual Communication at the Royal College of Art (2009 - 2011).
Jo shares her passion for drawing & creativity with people of all ages, through projects, workshops & resources. Regular clients include The Hepworth Wakefield, Yorkshire Sculpture Park & Harewood House. Jo is a keen supporter of conservation, having previously worked for the RSPB (Royal Society for the Protection of Birds), Trees for Cities & the Woodland Trust. In 2019 Jo set up a local group to promote the work of nature based organisations in her area.