Recent writing:

Life Drawing, Evergreen Review Fall/Winter 2021 (excerpt from The Bee Kingdom, memoir-in-progress)

Leaving New York, Evergreen Review Fall/Winter 2020

The Lost Narratives of A.Z. Abushady, Poet and Bee Master, [PDF] Cultural Entanglement in the Pre-Independence Arab World: Arts, Thought, and Literature, edited by Anthony Gorman and Sarah Irving (I.B. Tauris/Bloomsbury, Dec. 2020)

The sea takes up residence in all parts of the city, Rusted Radishes, Issue 8, 2019

Archival projects:

thebeekingdom.art & abushadyarchive.com


Joy Garnett is an artist and writer living in Los Angeles. Her writings have appeared in Evergreen Review (New York); Rusted Radishes (Beirut); Full Blede (Los Angeles); Stat®rec/Statement of Record (New York/Berlin); Virilio and Visual Culture (Edinburgh University Press); Ibraaz (Kamal Lazaar Foundation); Ping-Pong (Henry Miller Memorial Library, Big Sur); and The Artists’ and Writers’ Cookbook (powerHouse Books, Brooklyn).

Garnett’s paintings have been 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). She has received grants from Anonymous Was a Woman, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, The Wellcome Trust (London, UK), and the Chipstone Foundation (Milwaukee, WI). Her work is in the permanent collections of the National Academy of Sciences, Altria, and The West Collection (Oaks, PA). Garnett is the art director of Evergreen Review.



email: joy.garnett [@] gmail.com