Joi Murugavell is a Sydney based artist who is deeply moved by humour, strength and song lyrics. A graphic designer by trade, she now works on her artworks full time. Her paintings are are big, bold, and full of character. Her work is collected by people in knowing need of a laugh. She has exhibited nationally and internationally in London, Mexico, New Zealand and Korea.
The materials Joi works with change frequently but she currently enjoys working on paper and wood. ‘At the moment I like working on wood and paper,’ she says, ‘I like the sounds and scratches these materials make and how you can easily smudge everything if not careful.’