Joseph Burwell

Joseph was born in Iceland in 1970 and raised in southwestern Virginia. He began to study Architecture at Savannah College of Art and Design but changed his major to Studio Arts and received his Bachelor Degree at the College of Charleston in South Carolina in 1993. He received his MFA in Sculpture from Tulane University in 1999 and moved to New York in 2000. Joseph has taught at Tulane University, Loyola University, Country Day Creative Arts, New Orleans School of GlassWorks & Printmaking Studio, and Penland School of Crafts. He has participated in residencies at The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, in the PS 122 Project Studio Program, in The Lower Manhattan Cultural Council’s Workspace Program, and in The Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop Studio Immersion Project. Joseph has shown in New York, Switzerland, Finland, Norway, Ireland, Egypt, Canada, South Korea, and at different venues across the US. He is a 2011 NYFA fellow in Drawing/Printmaking/Book Arts. He currently lives and works in Brooklyn.