Joanne Short was born in Oxford. In 1997 she married the Falmouth-based artist John DYER.
In 1988 she became a student at Falmouth College of Art. This was followed by a degree in Fine Art and Decoration from the Academy of Fine Art in Frosinone, Italy. A painter of vibrant landscapes and still lifes in 'naive' style, she has achieved wide acclaim, with her work having been shown in Cornwall, London and Europe for more than 30 years.
Frrom 1994 to 1999 she was a lecturer at Falmouth College of Art and Cornwall College. In 2005 she was a featured artist in the ITV series 'The Painted Garden'. In 2006/7 she was resident artist at St Michaels Mount, together with John Dyer. She was selected as resident artist at Giardini Hanbury in Italy in 2007/8.
Painter in oils; ceramics
works and access
Galerie Monaco; John Dyer Gallery; Truro City Gallery; Falmouth Art Gallery
Gallery Tresco; Beside the Wave (Falmouth); Falmouth Art Gallery 'A Mixed Bunch 2010'; Newlyn Art Gallery