Joanne Short
born 1967


Joanne Short continues to produce stunning colourist oil paintings of Cornwall. As one of the elite Newlyn Society of Artists she has gained a huge following over the past twenty five years of exhibiting in Cornwall & London.

Joanne Short is an elected member of the historic Newlyn Society of Artists in Cornwall

Joanne Short is one of Cornwall's most established artists & her paintings are truly unique in their style and construction. They bring to us a strong but gentle view of her world and focus on the beauty, pattern and life that is found in the landscape. She featured in the ITV series 'The Painted Garden' and many collectors marveled at the way she confidently commits paint to her canvas en plein-air.

In 2012 Joanne Short was selected as a featured artist for the official Falmouth 'Splash' banner which is on public display in the town.

In 2013 Truro City Council in Cornwall commissioned Joanne Short to paint a special painting to be featured on the official Truro City Guide.

Joanne Short has thousands of collectors all over the world and her work hangs in many important private art collections including those of Toyah Willcox and Alan Titchmarsh MBE.

Did you know?

• Joanne's paintings have appeared in many magazines includeing Country Living, elle, Elle Decoration, Vogue, The World of Interiors and Arts Review.
• Joanne Short has been the artist in residence for the Tresco Estate, Nationa Trust St Michael's Mount and the Giardni Hanbury in Italy.

• Joanne's paintings are part of the public collection of art at Truro City Council and Falmouth Art Gallery in Cornwall.

• Joanne Short studied in Italy for her fine arts degree. She had to learn the Italian name for every bone in the human body as part of her life drawing classses.


“Your fantastic paintings not only brought the apartment to life, but also put the energy of the Riviera indoors!” Toyah Willcox

"They have that rare quality of being able to transport me to those magical Cornish places of holiday dreams, magical light and brilliant flowers.“ Alan Titchmarsh MBE

"I like to think that my paintings reveal a moment of calm and tranquility amidst a hectic world; something to remind us of our holidays and rare moments of relaxation.” Joanne Short.