Joanna Kidney is an Irish visual artist. Her practice considers the sensory, temporal, interconnected and holistic aspects of being human. Using a language of abstraction, her work is an enquiry of the mark and the line through drawing, painting and physical space.
She has taught in Ireland and Internationally in Colleges in the USA, The Netherlands and the International Encaustic Conference, USA. Her Encaustic Painting Workshops are supported by R&F Handmade Paints, USA. She has exhibited in Solo and Group Exhibtions in France, Germany, USA and Ireland. She is the recipient of a Cooper Foundation Grant (USA); Arts Council of Ireland and Wicklow County Council funding; a Royal Hibernian Academy Studio Award; a Ballinglen Arts Foundation Fellowship and a Dublin Institute of Technology Award of Excellence. International residencies include, Kiðjaberg, Iceland and Brigham Young University, Utah.