Joanne Pudney is an older emerging artist. She completed her BA (Hons) Fine Art 30 years ago. She continued to work creatively in sketch books whilst working in Community Development and balancing her young family.
In 2021 Joanne completed her MA Illustration and now works full time producing paintings in oil and egg tempera, collages, 3D work and illustrations. In September 2021 Joanne was selected as one of the Artists for a Prison Residency at Shepton Mallet. The Victorian Prison inspired Joanne to research Floriography the art of secret messages through flowers. A unique and powerful use of flowers for those punished through Silence and Separation.