Jo Tricker: Biography
Finalist - Rotorua Museum Art Awards 2019
2019 Rotorua Musem Art Awards, Rotorua, NZ
2019 Royal Easter Art Show, Auckland, NZ.
2018 Garden and Art Festival, Tauranga, NZ.
2016 Franklin Arts Festival, Pukekohe, NZ.
2016 'World Inspired', Creative Tauranga Art Gallery, NZ.
2016 'Daily Life', Lysaght Watt Trust Art Award, Hawera, New Zealand.
2016 Royal Easter Art Show, Auckland, NZ.
2015 NZ Glass Society members exhibition, TSB Wallace Arts Centre, Auckland, NZ
2014 Hibiscus and Bays Art Awards, Estuary Arts Centre, Orewa, NZ
2014 NZ Glass Society members exhibition, TSB Wallace Arts Centre, Auckland, NZ
2014 Lockwood Art Exhibition, Papamoa, NZ.
2014 Royal Easter Art Show, Auckland, NZ.
2013 'A Square Foot,' Tauranga, NZ.
2019 Elaborate on Casting, Evelyn Dunstan (NZ), Auckland, NZ
2018 Masterclass: Paper-Thin Pate de verre, Saman Kalantari (Italy/Iran), Whanganui, NZ.
2017 Masterclass: Thinking in Glass: Working Installations, Silvia Levenson, (Argentina/Italy), Whanganui, NZ.
2016 Masterclass: Colour and Gravity, Claudia Borella (NZ), Whanganui, NZ.
2015 Rubber Mold Making, Di Tocker (NZ), Ohaupo, NZ.
2014 Masterclass: Tapestry in Glass, Richard M Parrish (USA), Whanganui
2014 Glass Engraving, April Surgent (USA), Art Station, Auckland.
2014 Beginners Metal Jewelery, Stephen Rose (NZ), Auckland.
2013 Masterclass: Spirit of the Place, Richard M Parrish (USA), Whanganui
2012 Reduction Glasses: Private lesson, Lisa Jane Harvey (NZ), Auckland
2011 Masterclass: Photo Resist, Lawrence Morrell (USA), Whanganu
2011 Masterclass: Why Glass?, Gerry King (AUS), Whanganui
2010 Encasing, Stripes and troubleshooting, Private lesson, Lisa Jane Harvey (NZ), Auckland.
2010 Masterclass: Sandblasting and Slumping, Claudia Borella (NZ), Whanganui
2009 Glass Casting for Beginners; Di Tocker (NZ), Hamilton.
2008 Masterclass: Decals, Fusing and Slumping, Jonathan Baskett (AUS), Whanganui
2008 Beginners Beadmaking with Bullseye, Lisa Jane Harvey (NZ), Annie Rose Studio Whangarei
2007 Everything, Advanced Mosaic workshop, Sonia King (USA), Mosaica Studio Pakuranga
2006 Darjit Sculpture Workshop, Brent Sumner (NZ), Clay Art Studio, Tauranga
2005 Light/Reflectivity, Texture, Interstices, Advanced Mosaic Workshop, Sonia King (USA) and Kate Millington (NZ), Grey Lynn Community Centre, Auckland
2004 Elements of Design, Advanced Mosaic Workshop, Martin Cheek (UK), Clay Art Studio, Taupo
2004 Precious Metal Clay, Otumoetai College, Tauranga
2003 Glass Mosaics, Intermediate Mosaic Workshop, Liz Roris (NZ), Clay Art Studio, Taupo
2003 Beginners pottery, Alec Roy (NZ), Otumoetai College, Tauranga
2010 Certificate of Graphic Design, Bay of Plenty Polytechnic, Tauranga
2000 English as A Second Language Teaching Certificate, Edenz College, Auckland
1999 Bachelor of Arts - English & Linguistics, Massey University, Albany Campus, Auckland
1992 Apprenticeship in Medical Laboratory Technology - Cytology, National Womens Hospital, Auckland
1988 Apprenticeship in Medical Laboratory Technology - Haematology, Medlab Ltd, Auckland
2019 March 2019, Glass Half Full for this Artist, SunLive, 17 March 7.35 am
2018 December/January 2018, Creativity in the Bay of Plenty, Focus Magazine, Issue 6
2017 May 2017, A Growing City so close to Anywhere, Lifestyles in the Bay, p.17,
2015 ISGB, Encore, Glass Bead Evolution, volume 3-Issue 1-2015
2014 Keber.R, (June 2014), Our Place: Where Art and Science Collide, BOP Times Indulge p. 11
2012 Rolls.M, (November 2012), It's Not Just Glass, Creative Beat, p 6 - 7.
2007 Mosaic Art Yearbook