Bo Joseph (b. 1969, Berkeley, CA)

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2012
Empire of Spoils, McClain Gallery, Houston, TX.
Fragments of a Worldview, Sears-Peyton Gallery, New York, NY.

2011
Pulse Art Fair: Impulse, New York, NY (Sears-Peyton Gallery).

2010
A Lexicon of Persistent Absence, Froelick Gallery, Portland, OR.
Attempts at a Unified Theory, Thompson Gallery, Garthwaite Center for Science and Art, Cambridge School of Weston, MA.
A Persistent Absence, Sears-Peyton Gallery, New York, NY.

2008
Become from Someplace Else, Froelick Gallery, Portland, OR.
The Essence of Things: Bo Joseph with African Art, Jason McCoy Inc., New York, NY.

2007
Bo Joseph: Archetypes and Anomalies, Sears-Peyton Gallery, New York, NY.
At the Crossroads, Soho House, New York, NY.

1994
Bo Joseph: Recent Work, 1993/1994 Visual Arts Fellows Series, Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA.

1991
Bo Joseph: Paintings, Drawings, Studio One, New York, NY.

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2014
Looking Back Six Years- Part Two, Selected New Acquisitions, University of Maine Museum of Art, Bangor, ME.

2013

Geometry Interrupted, Sears-Peyton Gallery, New York, NY.
Portal, McClain Gallery, Houston, TX.

2012
Be Inspired!, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art at the Crossroads, Kansas City, MO.
Confluence: Recent Work by Bo Joseph and Tim Hussey, Rebekah Jacob Gallery, Charleston, SC.
Shelf Life, Kunsthalle Am Hamburger Platz, Weissensee, Berlin, Germany.

2011

Pulse Art Fair, Los Angeles, CA (Sears-Peyton Gallery).
Scalding Hot, Sears-Peyton Gallery, New York, NY.
Artists Ball, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY.
Winter Group Show, Froelick Gallery, Portland, OR.

2010
Black & White, Jason McCoy Inc., New York, NY.
Berliner Geschichten, Barry Whistler Gallery, Dallas, TX.
Feed the Kitty, Spattered Columns, New York, NY.

2009
Kunsthalle: Deutschland nach Portland, Gallery Homeland, Portland, OR.
Winter Group Show, Froelick Gallery, Portland, OR.

2008
8 Artists 8 Books, 5 + 5 Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.
Red Dot Art Fair, New York, NY (Sears-Peyton Gallery).

Los Angeles Art Show, CA (Sears-Peyton Gallery).

2007
Red Dot Art Fair, Miami, FL (Sears-Peyton Gallery).
Options within Realism, Jason McCoy Inc., New York, NY.
Works on Paper: Lindsey Brown, Judy Huson, Bo Joseph, Rose Burlingham Contemporary Watercolor, New York, NY.
Red Dot Art Fair, New York, NY (Sears-Peyton Gallery).

2006
Greatest Hits, Sears-Peyton Gallery, New York, NY.
Illuminati: Ellen Banks, Lori Ellison, Bo Joseph, Bernard Maisner, Marc Sapir, Rose Burlingham Contemporary Watercolor, New York, NY.
Bright Ideas, Sears-Peyton Gallery, New York, NY.

2005
Rigorous Fun, Sears-Peyton Gallery, New York, NY.
Michael Oatman: A Lifetime of Service and a Mile of Thread, The Tang  Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY.
AAF Contemporary Art Fair, New York, NY.
Alexis Portilla, Bo Joseph, Jamie Scott, ParadigmArt, New York, NY.

2004
Under the Influence,
Barbara Mathes Gallery, New York, NY.

2003
AAF Contemporary Art Fair, New York, NY.

2002
Text/Textile: Words and Weaving in Contemporary Art, Deutsche Bank Lobby Gallery, New York, NY.

2001
The Art of Illumination: Medieval to Modern, Manhattanville College Library, Manhattanville College, Purchase, NY.
Talent 2001, Allan Stone Gallery, New York, NY.
Paper Invitational IV, Woodward Gallery, New York, NY.
Small Works by Former Fellows of 1985-2000, Hudson D. Walker Gallery, Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA; Cape Museum of Fine Arts, Dennis, MA.

2000
New Directions ‘2K, Barrett Art Center, Poughkeepsie, NY (Juror: Lisa Messinger, Metropolitan Museum).
Tontine, Hermen Goode Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.

1999
Paper Invitational II, Woodward Gallery, New York, NY.
Former Fellows of New York, Hudson D. Walker Gallery, Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA; Lamia Ink Gallery, New York, NY.
Katonah Museum 1999 Members Juried Exhibition, Katonah Village Library, Katonah, NY (Juror: Harry Philbrick, Aldrich Museum).

1998
Talent 1998, Allan Stone Gallery, New York, NY.
Artist As Curator, Concept Art Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA.

1997
Talent 1997, Allan Stone Gallery, New York, NY.

1996
Featuring the Art of, The 4E Gallery, New York, NY.

1995
Protective Covering, Francis Colburn Gallery, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT.

1994
1995 Rhode Island State Council on the Arts Fellowship Recipients Exhibition, Providence, RI.

1993
1993/1994 Visual Arts Fellows Exhibition, Hudson D. Walker Gallery, Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA.
Open Juried Painting Exhibition, Providence Art Club, Providence, RI.

1992
Rhode Island Artists’ Exhibition, Pawtucket Arts Council, Pawtucket, RI.
Invitational, Woods Gerry Gallery, Providence, RI.

AWARDS & HONORS

1994
Painting Fellowship, Rhode Island State Council on the Arts.

1993
Basil H. Alkazzi Award.
Visual Arts Fellowship, Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center.

1992
Florence Leif Prize for Men, Rhode Island School of Design.

EXPERIENCE

2013
Artist Lecture, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO.

2011

Artist Lecture, Pace University, New York, NY.

2010
Visiting Artist, Cambridge School of Weston, Weston MA.

2009
(1993-03, 06)
Visiting Artist, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence.

2008
Visiting Artist, Parsons the New School for Design, New York.

2003
Artist-Teacher, MFA Program at Vermont College of Union Institute & University.  

1999
Visiting Artist/Lecturer, University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth.

1994
Teaching Foundation Drawing, Rhode Island School of Design Pre-College Program.

EDUCATION

1992
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting, Rhode Island School of Design

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SELECTED COLLECTIONS

Guilin Art Museum, Guilin, China

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
The Springfield Museum of Art, Springfield, OH

University of Maine Museum of Art, Bangor, ME
The Core Club, New York, NY
Hovnanian Enterprises, Red Bank, NJ
Integrated Capital Associates, New York, NY

International Center for the Disabled, New York, NY

Iroko Pharmaceuticals, Philadelphia, PA
Thacher, Proffit & Wood, New York, NY

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