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  JoyGarnett CV 2020 [PDF]

Joy Garnett is an artist and writer from New York. She lives in the High Desert of Nevada where she’s writing a family memoir of Egypt.

Garnett’s multidisciplinary work explores the archive in its various forms. She has exhibited at the FLAG Art Foundation, MoMA-PS1, Whitney Museum, Artists Space, Smack Mellon, White Columns (NY), the Milwaukee Art Museum, Museum of Contemporary Craft Portland (OR), Boston University Art Gallery, National Academy of Sciences (Washington, DC), and the Witte Zaal (Ghent, Belgium). Her art and writings have appeared in an eclectic array of publications that include: Rusted Radishes (Beirut, Lebanon); Full Blede (Los Angeles, CA); Virilio and Visual Culture; Ibraaz (Kamal Lazaar Foundation); Ping Pong (Henry Miller Memorial Library, Big Sur, CA); Statorec; and The Artists’ and Writers’ Cookbook (powerHouse Books, NY). She is the Art Editor at the storied literary journal, Evergreen Review. Garnett has been awarded grants from Anonymous Was a Woman, the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, The Wellcome Trust, and the Chipstone Foundation. Her work is in the permanent collections of the National Academy of Sciences, Altria, and The West Collection (Oaks, PA). She is a 2019-20 SHIFT Resident at the Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts.

For information about her family archive project, visit thebeekingdom.art