Jo Sickbert is active/lives in Missouri, Kansas. Jo Sickbert is known for paintings.
Biography Jo Sickbert
Mrs. Jo Sickbert won a music scholarship to Wichita State Univ. (Kansas)but after a year, transferred to the Univ. of Kansas to study art. Lived in Wichita and did technical illustrations for Beechcraft Inc. Family lived in Paola, Kansas when Sickbert began painting and, when the family moved to Chicago, her style became naive or primitive. Her work was widely shown in the 1970s and one of her paintings was used as a cover of a 1973 Saturday Evening Post. Her style was "primitive" depicting Victorian America. In 2009, Sickbert lived in Overland Park.
Susan Craig, "Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945)"
Kansas City Star (Oct. 14, 1973); Kansas! (4th issue, 1976).
This and over 1,750 other biographies can be found in Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945) compiled by Susan V. Craig, Art & Architecture Librarian at University of Kansas.