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Joy Garnett is an interdisciplinary artist and writer. Her paintings, based on found images of explosive events, locate instances of the apocalyptic sublime in mass media culture. Her social media projects examine the intersections of our digital and material worlds. She teaches a graduate seminar in Research-based Art History + Theory at The City College of New York for their MFA program in Digital and Interdisciplinary Art Practice [DIAP].

Joy Garnett: longer bio



EXHIBITIONS
News about current exhibitions can be found here.

Garnett's work was recently on view at the
Milwaukee Art Museum in The Tool at Hand, traveling in 2013-2014 to museums in Portland Oregon, Philadelphia and Houston.

Notable past exhibitions include
That Was Then..This Is Now, MoMA P.S.1, and Image War, Whitney Museum of American Art.

EDUCATION / AWARDS
Garnett studied at the
Ecole des beaux-arts in Paris and received her MFA from The City College of New York. She has received grants from Anonymous Was a Woman, LMCC, and The Wellcome Trust, and a commission from The Chipstone Foundation for an exhibition at the Milwaukee Art Museum.

WRITINGS / RESEARCH
Garnett's new column 'Copy That!' will appear regularly in
Art21 Magazine launching September 2013. Her writings on art, media and culture can be found in Virilio Now; Harper's; Journal of Visual Culture; Theory, Culture & Society; Artnet; M/E/A/N/I/N/G; and her blog NEWSgrist. She serves as the Arts Editor for the Duke journal Cultural Politics where she edits projects by contemporary artists.
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this page last updated 8-24-2013