Born 1978, Southampton, England. Lives and works London and South West.

Joanna Brinton is an artist who works with public space, borders, collaboration and conversation
specialising in participation, publications and print.


AA2A Associate Artist, Plymouth University, 2014 – 2015
MA Book Arts (Distinction), Camberwell College of Arts, 2011– 2013
BA (Hons.) Critical Fine Art Practice, Central St. Martin’s College, 1997–2000

Selected Exhibitions & Projects


LCN Award Recipient, Space Studios, London
Process/Publication, Art Licks Weekender, London
Park Residency, Pump House Gallery, London


Intercity 18, Intercity House, Plymouth Art Weekender
Tasseography (Future Tea), Pump House Pavilion, Pump House Gallery, London
Good Hope Works, installation + flag, Great Ormond Street Hospital Arts Commission
Standing Frame, Counter, Plymouth


Group exhibition, Sidney Nolan Trust, The Rodd, Powys
Plymouth Contemporary Open, Peninsula Art Gallery and KARST, Plymouth
Central Venture Park Entrance Commission, Southwark Council
Good Hope Works, residency, Great Ormond Street Hospital Arts Commission


Making Routes, Battersea Arts Centre, Oasis + South London Gallery, London
Candyclaw, Science Gallery London
Are You Feeling Better?, Paths to Utopia, Somerset House + Utopia, Cultural Institute, Kings College, London
GOOD HOPE Part 3: Diggers, Hoe Garden Public Art Commission, Plymouth Museum & City Council


STANDING FRAME, Counter, KARST, Plymouth
Holzhausen, National Trust Saltram + Take A Part, Plymouth
Intercity House, Plymouth Art Weekender
GOOD HOPE Part 1 + 2, Hoe Garden Public Art Commission, Plymouth Museum & City Council
Christopher Williams, activity trail, Whitechapel Gallery, London
Matter & Play, 101, Plymouth University, Plymouth


AA2A award recipient, Plymouth University, Plymouth
Springboard, Cookhouse Gallery, Chelsea College of Art, London
Castelo D’If presentation, Roundabout.LX Residency, Lisbon
Smithy Street Residency, Whitechapel Gallery, London
A5, Lubomirov & Easton, ArtKapsule/Art Athina, Athens
GO GO GOBO!, workshops and activity guide, Camden Arts Centre,


Clifford Chance Purchase Prize, Clifford Chance, London
In-Folds at Deptford X, Deptford Lounge, London
MA Select Showcase, Camberwell Space, University of the Arts London
Down the Dori, Tokyo Wonder Site, Tokyo, Japan
Cookhouse Gallery, Chelsea College of Art, London
Towser Zine Library, Leeds International Festival/Artist Book Collective,
DIS/PLAY 02, University of the Arts London


Expanding Fields LIVE, four day event, AIR, London
On Paper, newspaper collaboration, Studio 1.1, London
Towser Bothy, Holmfirth Arts Festival, Holmfirth +
Copeland Book Market, Bold Tendencies, London
TOIL, publication, 9-9-5, Art in Unusual Spaces, Leeds +
Welcome Strangers, silkscreen print, Strangers Hall, Norwich
Work & Turn, collage, 0.34 miles (0.54 km), University of the Arts London
A Monument to Youth, Whitechapel/Louis Vuitton Young Arts Project
An Event for David, Royal Academy/Louis Vuitton Young Arts Project


Public Library Archive, ongoing archival project, London
L.O.N.D.O.N.C.A.L.L.I.N.G., DVD, Fourth Plinth Public Art Programme
England Expects, DVD, Fourth Plinth Public Art Programme, London


Nothing Is Forever, off-site wall commission with Orly Orbach,
South London Gallery, London
BEG BORROW LEND, exchange project, publication and talk,
Donlon Books, London & Vena (por la) La Central del Raval, Barcelona


One Day Architecture Open Day, performance activity and talk,
GEMA, Rio de Janeiro
Double Take, off-site poster project, South London Gallery, London


‘The Lark’, publication
Cat’s Cradle, ‘So Seaux Garden Games’, + I’m not standing for it – a floor based tour of‘Games & Theory’,
South London Gallery, London


Pages, group exhibition, Notice, London
Twas Two Weeks Before...II, performance, Resonance 104.4fm
‘The Lark does Bestival’ + The Lark does Spice On The Square’, publication
‘The Newpaper’, publication, Art After Parties, London
Interlude Film Night, screening, ‘Interlude Magazine’, London


60th Anniversary Show, group show Gimpel Fils, London
Tall Tales – Tell me a story, performance, Resonance 104.4fm