Jo Brookshaw is a regular art writer for Christian Today with her fabulous art works – this one has captured an instant, a moment, with this requisite painting.
This painting was a fund raiser in 2020 for the disastrous bush fires surrounding Melbourne. Jp describes it God’s hope in the midst of despair, his restorTION from ruin and a vision for future abundance in the face of current circumstances.
Jo Brookshaw many art works can be found on her Facebook page – type in Jo Brookshaw. Jo Brookshaw used art as a ministry in the Salvation Army.
Jo Brookshaw is a passionate woman, a mother and Christian minister, who seeks to bring light and life into the world through her art and her ministry with The Salvation Army. As an Australian Visual Artist, she works primarily in acrylic, watercolour and ink.
Jo is heavily influenced by her experiences of community and service as a Salvation Army Officer (minister). Jo has worked in Desktop Publishing, Children’s Ministries and loves leading the local Church within community – which since 2009, has taken her to Darwin, Melbourne and now Perth.
Jo published a successful Christian colouring book in 2016, and authored a well-received children’s book in 2020. She has taken an active role in encouraging young artists at creative arts camps, loves to paint “live” on stage at events (notably at ‘Art Battle’ and national Salvation Army events) and is studying a postgrad Diploma in Visual Arts with Eastern College.