Jo McChesney specialised in print after graduating from Bath Academy of Art in 1985. She travelled to Japan to study Japanese woodblock printmaking, and combines her knowledge of traditional Japanese printing techniques with a distinctly western approach to image making. Her latest prints incorporate dry point engraving besides woodcut.
Seasonal change in the natural world is the source of inspiration for her work, focusing on transient moments in time, water and air.
Recent work is based on the theme of seeds and dispersal, drawing attention to natural unseen fleeting happenings, evoking the continual change and flux of the natural world.