Jo Tebaldi is a graduate of Vesper George School of Art in Boston, MA where she majored in commercial art. She studied painting with Henry Hensche, Cape Cod School of Art , Cape Cod, MA where she learned to really SEE color; studied with Brock from the NY Art Students League; and took several courses in drawing, stained glass and batik in NY and MA. She has been participating regularly in both Life Drawing and Plein Air sessions in Amherst, Massachusetts and South Florida.
She was recently the recipient of awards from Coral Springs Art Guild in Florida and Eastern States Exposition in Springfield, Massachusetts.
Jo was a lecturer in Fine arts at Elms College, Chicopee, MA, teaching color and design as it pertains to commercial packaging design; instructor of undergraduate graphic design and textile design courses, featuring batik at U-Mass Amherst; instructor at a graphic design seminar at American International College. She was a graphic artist for several advertising agencies and co-owner of Mass Media, Amherst, MA developing promotional materials for companies.
Jo was a docent for 4 years at Springfield’s Museum of Fine Arts; past co-chair for Valley Women Artists and member for 7 years. And for a very gratifying project, she was assistant site coordinator for the Boston Globe Scholastic Art Awards in 1987.
Among her many exhibits were: a one person show at Elms College, Chicopee, MA; Artworks, New Bedford, MA, a two person show with stained glass sculpture; Rinebeck Manor House, NY; Wilbraham Academy, Monson, MA; Main Artery, Northampton, MA; Leverett Artists and Craftsmen, Leverett, MA; Zone Gallery, Springfield Art League, Spfd. MA; Woodstock Artist Association, Woodstock, NY; Library, Wilbraham, MA.
First Place Coral Springs Art Guild Show