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Frank Stack - The Life and Art of Frank Stack

August 21 - October 14, 2017
Morris Gallery of Contemporary Art

Jo Stealey

Jo Stealey

Jo Stealey is a professor and Chair of the Art Department at the University of Missouri-Columbia, where she formerly headed the fiber program. Her work is exhibited nationally and internationally. Recent exhibitions include: one-person exhibitions at the Quincy Art Center, Illinois; La Escuela de Arte in Granada and the Museo de Papel in Benalua, Spain; a retrospective exhibition in Pensacola, FL; and the 9th International Biennial at the Snyderman-Works Gallery in Philadelphia. Her work has been included in such traveling exhibitions as, Contemporary Baskets: No Boundaries and A New Era of Sculpture, in Taiwan. She is included in major collections including the National Portrait Gallery at the Smithsonian Museum of Art. Examples of her work can also be seen in Sculpture Magazine, Fiber Arts Design Books III-VIII as well as issues of Surface Design Magazine and Shuttle Spindle and Dyepot magazines. She regularly teaches workshops and has been invited to teach at Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts and Penland. Jo was trained as a potter and weaver, but has made sculptural baskets using handmade paper for the past 25 years. Her work encompasses both 2 and 3 dimensional formats. Her imagery draws upon her experiences through travel and everyday life.