Jo Yarrington’s drawings, book arts, photographs, and architecturally-based installations have been shown in exhibitions at Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, CT, Yale University, the Museum of Glass, WA, Chashama 20 W. 53rd, NY, the Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco, CA, DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Artists Space, NY, Artspace, CT and Grounds for Sculpture. New York City 2016 exhibitions include Odetta Gallery and the Humanities Gallery, Long Island University Brooklyn. International exhibitions have included Galeria Sala Uno, Italy, Centro de las Artes de Guanajuato, Mexico, Christuskirche, Germany, Glasgow School of Art, Scotland.

Yarrington is a recipient of fellowships from the Pollock Krasner Foundation, the New York Foundation for the Arts, the Joan Mitchell Foundation, Cill Rialaig Artists Residency/Ireland, the MacDowell Colony, SIMS Residency/ Iceland, Ucross Residency/Wyoming, the American Scandinavian Foundation, the Leighton Artist Coloney, Banff, Alberta Canadan, the Brandywine Institute, the Pennsylvania Council for the Arts, New York Foundation for the Arts and the Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism. In 2001, she represented the United States at the Sharjah Biennial, United Arab Emirates. In 2010 she won the Bronze Prize at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Skopje, Macedonia and in 2012 was represented in the Berlin Biennial. Her cyanotype photogram work was recently featured in the October 2016 issue of SciArt Magazine.