Jodi Kitto-Ward grew up in Oakville, Ontario and acquired an education and career in business and accounting. She later pursued her interest in art by attending classes at the Art Gallery of Burlington which led to her enrolling in part time studies at The Sheridan College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning and eventually graduating from their Fine Arts Program. Today as an award-winning artist with work in private collections, Jodi exhibits in group and international juried exhibitions and is an elected member of both the Society of Canadian Artists and the Colour and Form Society. She and her husband own a graphic arts business and currently live with their two children in Hamilton, Ontario.
Jodi paints mainly in acrylic, enjoys drawing in ink and derives inspiration from nature, the city and everyday life. The use of metaphors in her artwork conveys concept as well as dictates the direction of the piece; certain elements are lent emphasis while others are eliminated entirely, creating a new view into our world.
Strongly influenced by line, colour and expression, Jodi has a style that is representational, vibrant and simplified in form, evoking influences of Pop Art and Art Deco.
Along with offering original art, Jodi also offers commissions and children's book illustrations. Please email her with any questions or requests.
Jodi is represented by Paula White Diamond Art Gallery + Design Studio in Waterloo ON.