AMERICAN, b. 1955
Joe Andoe is an American artist, painter, and author. Inspired by the natural world, Joe Andoe creates stark, frequently monochromatic paintings and prints of the flora and fauna of his native American Midwest. His works are characterized by dark, tactile backgrounds and simple, ethereal figures. His works have been featured in exhibits internationally and also numerous museums including the Denver Art Museum, the Detroit Institute of Art, the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, and the Whitney Museum of American Art. He is the author of the book Jubilee City: A Memoir at Full Speed (P.S.), which is a memoir about his life.