Jo Pursey, Cheya II - Psoriasis (detail), 2003. Inkjet on vinyl © the artist

 
  Jo Pursey is a digital photographic artist based in Sydney. She is currently producing works involving the layering of domestic surfaces and skin diseases. Scanned images of eczema, dermatitis and psoriasis are digitally manipulated and 'folded', creating a wallpaper like patterning. Pursey has exhibited throughout New South Wales with a number of solo shows and touring exhibitions. She has won a number of awards including the Pat Corrigan Grant and has work in collections, including Artbank and the James Hardie Collection. She currently teaches photography and digital imaging at Nepean TAFE.