Joanna Whittle is a member of the Contemporary British Painting Society. She studied at Central Saint Martins and Royal College of Art and has had solo exhibitions at Agnews (London) and the Museum of London, whilst taking part in numerous group exhibitions including, Sidney & Matilda Gallery and Bloc Projects (Sheffield), Collyer Bristow and Herrick Gallery (London) and Portico Library Gallery (Manchester). Her work has also been exhibited in John Moores Painting Prize (2018), and Royal Academy (2019). In 2019, she was joint winner of the Harley Open Prize and Winner of the Contemporary British Painting Prize, exhibiting at the Huddersfield Art Gallery and ASC Gallery (London). She was also selected for the Freelands Artist Programme, a funded residency working with the Freelands Foundation (London) and Site Gallery (Sheffield). In 2020, she was awarded Arts Council funding for her project ‘Between Islands’ which included working with the Portland Collection and the history of the Welbeck Estate which culminated in a solo exhibition at the Harley Gallery (Nottinghamshire).