Jo Hamill lives and works in North Yorkshire. She studied at Manchester Metropolitan University and University of Leeds. Prior to establishing her practice as an artist Jo worked as a Graphic Designer. It was here that her interest in the material qualities of language and the written word were established. This now forms the research base for her current practice. Her work explores the multifarious occurrences innate within language and in particular the written word. She has showcased her work both Nationally and Internationally and is also a Senior Lecturer at Teesside University.