Hailing from England Jody majored in Fine Art at the prestigious Ontario College of Art. There she received a scholarship for drawing and painting the human figure and honourable mention for experimental painting. Jody graduated with honours. Her work has been collected and exhibited in Canada, the New York , Los Angeles ,, England and Italy. Amsterdam, Hawaii,, Basel ,Barcelona, Dublin New York city and Toronto being the most frequent. Jody combines human, animal and imaginary elements in her highly original work. Jody also paints abstracts, landscapes, portraits and still lives. Ms. Richardson’s innovative art, which reveals formal control of her medium as well as creative imagination, has earned her a number of grants and inclusion in the collection of the Canada Council among others. Jody also does photography.