Program Faculty

Jo Ann Callis

Jo Ann Callis
Jo Ann Callis was born in Cincinnati and began teaching at CalArts in 1976. Her work has been exhibited at Museum of Modern Art, New York; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Hammer Museum, and Museum of Contemporary Art, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; Gallery Min, Tokyo and Rose Gallery here in Santa Monica. In 2009 a retrospective of her work, Woman Twirling, was presented by the J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles. Callis has received three grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and a Guggenheim Fellowship, as well as many other awards and prizes.