Joshua Bienko (b. 1978, NY) received his MFA from the Lamar Dodd School of Art at the University of Georgia in 2008, and his BFA from the University of Buffalo in 2000. He has exhibited at Dallas Contemporary (TX), Artpace (TX), Labor Ebertplatz (Köln), Vox Populi (PA), Big Medium (TX), OUTERSPACE (facebook) and the Guggenheim Museum (in collaboration with YouTube Play Biennial). Most recently he has had shows in Las Vegas, Nashville, Baltimore, Atlanta, Pittsburgh and Brooklyn. He has curated shows in Brooklyn, Queens, Seattle, and Gainesville and is one of the founding members of the artist-run space Ortega y Gasset Projects in Gowanus. He is a 2009 Tanne Foundation recipient, and a Hambidge Residency and V.C.C.A Fellow. He lives and works in Knoxville, where he is the Drawing Area Coordinator in the School of Art at the University of Tennessee.
“Who’s the G.O.A.T.? Jordan! Or maybe J.M.W. Turner. Yeah, Either Jordan or Turner.”