Artist StatementSculpture that captures the imagination, the essence of place and the spirit of the natural world, that's what I love to create. I create public works of art and a personal body of sculpture.
Jo Schneider AIA LEED AP is a professional artist, licensed architect and Leed certified professional who is passionate about Sculpture, Art, Architecture, Design Excellence, and Sustainability. She has created and designed large scale public art commissions internationally and has shown her personal sculpture in galleries and museums around the US and the UK. Jo, working as Jo Schneider Design LLC, creates public sculptures from the artistic concepts to development of the sculptures to working hands-on with teams of fabricators and foundries in a variety of materials from clay to bronze to stainless steel to aluminum. Jo also maintains a personal body of sculpture work that she creates and has exhibited widely.
A creative design professional with leadership and management skills, Jo has been the Eastern Regional Design Principal for Jacobs Global Buildings, Head of Commercial Architectural Design for Carter Burgess and a Principal and Associate Vice President with RTKL Associates in the commercial studio. Jo has also been inspired by working for Frank Gehry Partners and studying with Charles Moore. She has been fortunate to be the design lead on commercial mixed use projects worldwide including in Japan, Korea, and Dubai. A strong concept designer, USGBC LEED certified for 10 years, she is an experienced sustainable design professional and has designed 3 LEED Gold projects.