Joanna Cutri


JOANNA CUTRI, a Los Angeles native, has an extensive visual arts background beginning at the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts. She continued her studies at the Cleveland Institute of Art and in Cortona, Italy with the University of Georgia. Joanna received her Bachelors of Fine Arts degree from the University of Georgia in 1998.

Her world travels began whilst living in Italy. After graduation, her wanderlust led her around the globe, influencing her art along the way.

Joanna’s exposure to different cultures and genres of art has greatly impacted how she creates and approaches her own work. Her complex, personal style combines various mixed mediums and collage elements, resulting in layers upon layers of color, texture and imagery.

Joanna lived and worked in Bali, Indonesia, for 10 years. Her vision of life and art were deeply inspired by the rich, creative culture and religion of the Balinese people as well as the surrounding nature in which she lived in.

Joanna lived in the South of France in Biarritz for a year and a half to complete her collection of the ZhangJieJia mountains in the Hunan province of Central China for her artist in residency program with the Nock Art Foundation in Hong Kong in 2014.

Joanna has had numerous, dynamic and diverse exhibitions in southeast Asia, Australia, South Africa as well as in the US and in Europe.

She currently lives and works in Southern California after having lived in New York City for 3 years.