Jo Bowen was born in Shrewsbury in 1974 but spent the majority of her life in rural Worcestershire. She moved to London in 1992 to start her training as an artist, qualifying from the University of Westminster with a BA (Hons) in 1996. Jo now works as a full time artist in her studio in Central London.

Over the past few years she has received the following awards and scholarships:-

2001 - Official Artist England Cricket Tour - Sri Lanka
1996 - Liverpool Street Art Prize
1992 - Michelle Knight Art Prize, Malvern Girls College

Her work features amongst the collections of:-

MCC Lords Cricket Ground
House of Lords Permanent Collection
James Grant International Sports Agent
Allco Finance, Norway