Joanne is an artist based in Central Victoria who makes sculpture, installations, new media and site-responsive artworks that engage the themes of ecologies, environment and place.
She received her BA, Fine Art, RMIT 1994, Grad Dip from VCA in 2004 and MFA (by research) at Monash University 2009.
In the past 20 years Mott has exhibited in solo and group exhibitions widely and has executed public art and private commissions, some being: Lunaris for Hepburn shire 2017, Blue Wren Port Philip Shire 2016, Precious Spots Toolangi Sculpture Trail 2016, Simpson’s Sofa for, Byron Bay Shire, 2015 and Ford’s Word Garden, for Shire of Nillumbik 2014.
Solo shows and projects include: Somewhere Under the Rainbow, 2019 MARS Gallery; Volcanus Floralis, Ballarat Botanic Gardens; Re-Mapped 2018, Wodonga Artspace; Mapped 2017 MARS Gallery; Mycofloral 2014, Manningham Gallery; Fungivorous 2013; Another Turn 2011; Consumed 2009; Unbound 2007 at MARS Gallery.
Group shows include: MARS 2019, MARS Gallery; Interruptions and Mixed Tape 2018, Stockroom Gallery; Deakin Small Sculpture Award, 2017, Deakin Gallery; Small Sculpture Exhibition 2013, McClelland Sculpture Park; Mildura Palimpsest 2013; Processional, 2014, C3 Artspace, Melbourne.
She has won prizes including the Discovery Art Prize, 2005 Gasworks in Melbourne and Simpson’s Sofa at Brunswick Nature Sculpture Walk 2015 . She has been shortlisted for numerous other prizes including TheHelen Lempriere National Sculpture Award, 2008 and McClelland Sculpture Prize, 2010 and Lorne Sculpture Biennale, 2014 and 2016.