Jodi Maas was born in Manhattan, Kansas and moved several times during her childhood. Having lived in Hong Kong for 5 years, she was able to experience diverse cultures and fascinating beauty of many exotic countries. After extensive travels she now calls Arizona Home.
A lifelong love of art led Jodi to pursue an educaiton in the field. She graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Illustration from Kendall College of Art and Design in Grand rapids, Michigan. From there she has been doing art professionally for over 20 years.
Jodi's work is a journey into pure inspiration. The subtle, rich layering and depth in her work are an invitation into a soft etheral mystique. Her dramatic yet tranquil essence guides the spirit up to realms of new expansion. Spontaneous and unexspected details delight and entertain.
Whether to express in her other favorite actvities of horseback riding, yoga or volunteering with "at risk" children, Jodi is always gathering compelling inspiration for her paintings. "I want my paintings to express a deep sense of myself as the whole", explains the artist. " I am at peace when I paint."
Jodi's work can be found in borth corporate and private collections throughout Europe, Canada, Saudi Arabia, Asia, Mexico and the United States. Some of her corporate clients include the grand Colonial Hotel in La Jolla, California and the Marriott Hotel Group. Celebrity clients include Dr. Phil, Nicold Kidman, and Keith Urban. Her work has been used in feature films including "An American Carol" and 'Knight and Day" starring Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz, as well as media productions such as network television series "Dirty Sexy Money", "Flash Forward" and "Two and a Half Men."