Jo Cottam was a student at Falmouth College of Art in 1986. Continuing her studies there, she went on to obtain an HND in Ceramic Design, which was followed by a year at the University of Idaho, where she studied Fine Art and Ceramics. Some years later she returned to Falmouth to take a BA (Hons) in Studio Ceramics. Subsequently, at Rolle College, Exmouth, she obtained a PGCE in Secondary School Art. After teaching in Somerset, she returned to Cornwall in 2000 as Head of Art at the Roseland Academy.


Painting in acrylics, ceramics


2019: Imagine Falmouth, Falmouth Art Gallery (23 Nov-18 Jan)

2021: Resonance, Summerhouse Gallery, Marazion (18-30 Sept)

2022: Open Studios Cornwall

2022: Coastline Colours, Summerhouse Gallery, Marazion (23-30 Sept)

2023: Viewpoints in Paint, Summerhouse Gallery, Marazion (24 Aug-7 Sept)

2023: STISA Christmas Open Exhibition (25 Nov-1 Jan)

2024: Confetti, Summerhouse Gallery, Marazion (28 Mar-12 Apr)