Jodi Ohl is a self-taught mixed media artist, originally from Dunkirk, NY, who now resides in Aberdeen, NC. Having recently left her day job to pursue her artistic career full time, she is has built a body of work that is known for its distinctive texture, bold color combinations which are often whimsical or abstract compositions, as well as motivational in nature. Her art appeals to those that seem to be young at heart and who appreciate the positive side of life whether communicated through words, colors, or composition. Published in over 27 international mixed media magazines such as Cloth Paper Scissors, Somerset Studios, Artful Blogging, Artful Journaling, Somerset Holidays and Celebrations, and Cloth Paper Scissors Studios, Acrylic Artist, as well as a contributor to five mixed media books. For three years in a row, Jodi’s paintings have been featured in the curated books featuring the best of mixed media, “Incite 2,3 and 4”. Recently, Jodi had the distinct honor of being the featured artist in Somerset Studio magazine’s Nov/Dec 2016 issue and will be the guest columnist for Cloth Paper Scissors in 2017. Jodi enjoys writing about her art and sharing the love of healing and motivation through creativity. She is represented by regional galleries in North Carolina and several others along the East Coast. In addition, Jodi is a popular mixed media art teacher online and in person, teaching at both large and small local and national workshops around the US. When not painting, she enjoys time with her two sons, Josh, 16 and Zach, 22, as well as other friends and family.
Look for Jodi’s first book “Abstracts in Acrylic and Ink” out December 2016. Combining her approachable teaching and writing style, Jodi’s first book is much like having a seat next to the artist at one of her popular workshops. Jodi welcomes visitors to her blog Sweet Repeats www.sweetrepeats.blogspot.com where you can find a full listing of classes, weekly musings, and additional artwork for sale.