Visual Artist Joanna Rose Tidey-


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Twitter: @JoRoseTidey

Artist Statement

Joanna Rose Tidey is originally from Essex and has been painting since childhood. One of her earliest memories is being given a watercolour set to be kept at her nanny’s for when she visited. Her nanny’s love of gardening inspired Joanna’s first paintings and led to her love of wildlife which is apparent in the way she paints today.

Joanna still uses that first watercolour paint box now so full of memories.After a degree in Fine Arts from the University of East London Joanna had completed many commissions including private collections both in the UK and abroad, local councils, Essex Mayflower Railway and Sudbury Railway.Currently,

Joanna Sells her paintings online and sells her prints at:

The New Forest Wildlife Park, Ashurst
Manor Farm, Bursledon
Chestnut Centre
Shop, Hillfield Trading, Portsmouth
New Farm Shop, Horsham
Joanna teaches Watercolour and Acrylic Painting independently with her partner under the name ‘My Time Painting’ ( and Co-runs a ORB Gallery in Southampton with her partner.

Joanna’s painting are vibrant and colourful reflecting her enthusiasm for wildlife and nature she is frequently found out and about painting the natural world . She is a welcome visitor to the New Forest Wildlife Park where she spends hours watching and painting native and more exotic species. Many of her paintings adorn the walls at the park



My Time Painting: Art Tutor 

Orb Gallery: Co- Owner

Resident artist at the New Forest Wildlife Park, Ashurst, Hampshire


Seasons Art Class Tutor

Hayward Gallery: Consultant: Installation of artist Liang Shaoji Autumn exhibition September-December

Workshop/Installation- Huddle Southbank Centre- Royal Festival Hall

My Place, Harold Hill community center, art facilitator

Romford Contemporary Arts, ‘Sense of Place’ Havering council empty shop and bursary

SEN Teaching Assistant, Parklands Primary school

Havering Council Volunteer youth work, summer art project


2007-2010 University of East London- Bachelor of the Arts with Honours

Fine Art, Bronze Casting, Painting/ Printmaking,Sculpture,

Arts Administration: Policies for Access, Gallery Education and International Matters, Advance Processes and Contemporary Practice (Exhibiting)

2006-2007 Camberwell College London University of the Arts- Diploma in Foundation Studies- Art and Design,

Level 3 Award: Colour Theory and Practice, 3D Materials Exploration, Communication Drawing, and Pixel-Based Image Manipulation