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Sploosh (2010), oil on canvas, 54×60 inches

JoyGarnett CV [PDF]

Joy Garnett is an artist and writer in Brooklyn, NY whose multidisciplinary work focuses on 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 artworks and writings have appeared, sometimes side-by-side, in an eclectic array of publications, including Full Blede, Virilio and Visual Culture (Edinburgh University Press, 2013), Ibraaz, Ping Pong, Statorec, and The Artists’ and Writers’ Cookbook (powerHouse books 2016), and she served as the Arts Editor for the Duke journal Cultural Politics (2005-16). 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 working on an illustrated family memoir of Egypt (thebeekingdom.art). Garnett is currently a SHIFT Resident (2019-2020) in the Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts Project Space Program.