Jo Fleming lives and paints in Great Falls, Virginia. She received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) in Baltimore, Maryland and has studied at American University and taught in the Art Department at Montgomery College.

Her paintings are at once landscape and abstract, contrasting the patterns of organic plant forms with shifting architectural planes. Recent work evokes the forces of nature; some paintings incorporate the effect of symmetrical compositions utilizing multiple canvases. These paintings allow for a variety of compositions; in different orientations, the conversation between spatial and graphic effects shifts.

“My paintings focus on the wild places and on events of weather and seasonal changes. Each painting offers an alternative environment for the artist and viewer to step into and explore.”

Jo Fleming