Jo McAllister: Visual Artist

Using drawing, printing and encaustic wax I create work that questions preconceptions of English landscape.

Currently my art reflects an interest in the Edgeland landscape of Avonmouth on the outskirts of Bristol.  Edgelands are defined as a place which is often overlooked and passed through between commutes.  Edgelands are places of commerce that have a palimpsest aesthetic of a rapidly changing landscape.  My main interest is in how we are creatively dealing with the issues of mass consumption in how we import and dispose of consumables in transition.  Particularly in how this effects Severnside landscape itself.

Currently I am studying at the University West of England [UWE] in Bristol on the Drawing & Print programme BA (Hons).


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2016  City of Bristol College – Hamilton House, Bristol

2017  City of Bristol College – College Green, Bristol

2018  St Werburgh’s Art Trail – St Werburgh’s, Bristol

2018  Fill that Space – Leigh Court Mansion, Bristol

2018  Hard to be a God – F-Block, University West of England, Bristol


Lives, works and studies in Bristol.

Bristol City College, Art & Design Foundation Diploma Level 3 (Distinction)

Currently in the second year of a BA in Drawing & Print at the University of the West of England.