CV

joseph@emotivemachine.net / morris.josephs@gmail.com

Education

School of the Art Institute of Chicago 2011-2013
MFA, Studio Art, Art and Technology Studies, Chicago, Il

Purchase College 2002-2006
BFA, Studio Art, Sculpture, Purchase College, State University of New York, Purchase, NY

Awards

2017 New York State Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) fellowship recipient in Digital/Electronic Arts

2017 New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) individual artist grant recipient 

Past Exhibitions

Infinite Resonance
Solo Exhibition
Chazan Family Gallery
Rhode Island College Art Center
Oct 13 - Nov 5

Joseph Morris & Robin Mandel 2016
Creative Arts Workshop
New Haven, CT
June 12 - July 15, 2015

Intelligent Objects: Empathetic and Smart Art 2015
Creative Arts Workshop
New Haven, CT

Making Space 2014
Gibney Dance Center
New York, NY

Drawing Light  2014
Common People
Brooklyn, NY

Joseph Morris & Ashley Morgan 2014
ACRE Projects
Chicago, IL
July 20, 2014 - August 31, 2014

Gambiólogos 2.0
Oi Futuro | BH 2014
Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
June 10, 2014 - August 17, 2014

SAIC MFA Show 2013
School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Sullivan Galleries, 33 South State Street, 7th floor

void object() 9/18/12
Warehouse 508, Albuquerque, NM
In collaboration with The International Symposium on Electronic Art (ISEA2012) Albuquerque, NM void object() represents a collection of work by graduate students at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago concerned with the disembodied nature of data. In a world of ubiquitous computing, information has been reduced to data, with little regard to its physical reality. void object() is an intentional return to physicality and experience, rendering the otherwise invisible into body and color, form and molecule.

Kinetic Sculpture in the Age of Open Source 9/6/12
Glass Curtain Gallery, Columbia College, Chicago, IL
Machinations: Kinetic Sculpture in the Age of Open Source is a glimpse into the ever-expanding spectrum of contemporary new media artists. The exhibit features works by a cast of tinkerers, hackers and inventors utilizing and re-contextualizing technologies to create works of art that are seemingly alive.

Plural Zone 9/4/12
School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
This exhibition is a study of sculptural practices at SAIC highlighting traditional, experimental and the outermost art experiences produced in and around campus. Plural Zone considers conversation in contemporary sculptural such as architecture, performative objects, community engagement, sound installation, kinetics, site-specificity, abstraction, teleportation, ecology and the figure. With a combination of objects, performance and art happenings the work in this exhibition underlines the dynamic sculptural thread that runs through The School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

LatarXpo April, 2012
School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
SAIC Sponsored, Art & Technology Studies Showcase of Graduate Work

Unsovereign Aesthetics July 2011
Brooklyn, NY

The Mechanics of Imagination 2010
Group Show, Prescott College Art Gallery, Prescott, AZ

In Proximity 2010
Gowanus, Brooklyn, NY

Governor's Island Art Fair 2010
New York, NY

Reunion Show 2010
Contemporary Artists Center, Troy, NY

Open Studio 2010
Contemporary Artists Center, Troy, NY

A.G.A.S.T. 2009
Studio Tour, Gowanus, Brooklyn, NY

Open Studio Bazaar 2009
Gowanus, Brooklyn, NY

A.G.A.S.T. 2008
Studio Tour, Gowanus, Brooklyn, NY

Whisk & Ladle Art Auction 2007
Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY

The Art & Design BFA Graduation Exhibition 2006
SUNY Purchase College, Purchase, NY

Mere Things 2006
Solo Exhibit, Purchase, NY

Rye Arts Center Faculty & Staff Group Show 2006
Rye, NY

Purchase Things 2005
Purchase, NY

Residencies

Harvestworks 2015
New York, NY

ACRE Residency 2013 

Steuben, WI