Jo Ann Walters

August 2013

Jo Ann Walters holds a BA from Arizona State University and an MFA from Ohio University. She exhibits nationally and internationally, and her works has been featured in publications New Color/New Work by Sally Eauclaire (Abbeville Press), The Pleasure and Terror of Domestic Comfort (Museum of Modern Art). She has received numerous awards including a Guggenheim Fellowship, Connecticut Commission of the Arts Fellowship, and the Ferguson Award for Portraiture from Friends of Photography. Her work is included in the collections of The Museum of Modern Art, St. Louis Art Museum, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Portland Museum of Art, Danforth Museum of Art, Bibliotèque Nationale, among others. Walters has been described by the seminal photographer William Eggleston as “one of the few independently original photographers working in the medium today.”