Internationally known for her creative integration of art into architecture and landscape, Jody Pinto lives and works in New York City. She has completed over fifty collaborative projects in the United States, Israel and Japan since 1975. They include a wide range of master-planning, functional elements, landscape interventions, free standing and integrated structural elements. She has received numerous awards and grants including the NEA; Federal Design Achievement Award; National Design for Transportation Award; A.I.A. Honor Award “Art in Public Spaces", and two National ASLA Design Honor Awards.
In 1971 - 1974 while living in Philadelphia, she founded and directed, Women Organized Against Rape (WOAR), a grass-roots organization that transformed Philadelphia’s institutions. Today WOAR is a major contributor in the fields of education, law and prosecution.
Her drawings are in numerous private and public collections, including the Guggenheim Museum, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Museum of Modern Art in New York City; the National Gallery of Art and the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, D.C.; Des Moines Art Center in Iowa; the Denver Art Museum; and the Philadelphia Museum of Art, among others.