JOSHUA R. WILLIS
University of New Mexico, B.F.A., Albuquerque, NM
Glasgow School of Art and Architecture, Residence Exchange Program, Glasgow, Scotland
Post Graduate Studies, UNM/Santa Fe PS Teacher Education and Mentoring Program, Santa Fe, NM

Solo Exhibits

2016, Exhibit 208, Network, Albuquerque, New Mexico

2015, Bernalillo County Public Art Program, Studio Tour, Albuquerque, New Mexico

2015, Albuquerque Museum (aM), Public Selects Studio Tour, Albuquerque, New Mexico

2015, Outpost Performance Space, Adaptations,  Albuquerque, New Mexico

2014, Pacific Exhibits, Arroyo, Albuquerque, New Mexico

2014, Farina, Old Growth, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 2014,  August- September

2013, Contemporary Art Society (CAS), Studio Tour, Albuquerque, New Mexico

2010, Mariposa Gallery, New Growth, Albuquerque, New Mexico

2009, Outpost Performance Space, Natural World, Albuquerque, New Mexico

2005, Bang! Gallery, Assembly, Santa Fe, New Mexico

Select Group Exhibits

2016, The Gallery at Penn College, Connected by Stitches, Williamsport, Pennsylvania

2016, City of Mud, Neo-Tribal, Santa Fe, New Mexico

2016, Axle Contemporary partnership w/ The Santa Fe Botanical Garden, Wilderness Acts, Santa Fe, New Mexico

2016, Sommers Gallery, University of New Mexico, Verge, Albuquerque, New Mexico

2016, The Lincoln Center, New Legacies, Ft. Collins, CO

2016, Kent State University Museum, Focus: Fiber 2016, Kent, Ohio

2015, Timber Studio, Rainmakers Art Auction, Albuquerque, New Mexico

2015, Exhibit 208, Wrap it Up, Albuquerque, New Mexico

2015, Recycle Santa Fe 2015, Santa Fe, New Mexico

2015, Open Space Visitor Center, Parch, Albuquerque, New Mexico

2015, The Lincoln Center, New Legacies, Ft. Collins, CO

2015, Downtown Contemporary, Smudge, Albuquerque, New Mexico

2015, 516 Arts, Studio Sale in the Gallery, Albuquerque, New Mexico

2015, South Broadway Cultural Center, THE BOMB, part of "On The Map," Albuquerque, New Mexico

2014, Exhibit 208, Roll On, Albuquerque, New Mexico

2014, Albuquerque Museum (aM), Miniatures & More, Albuquerque, New Mexico

2014 Torrance Art Museum (TAM), Mas Attack CA, Torrance, California

2014, Creative Albuquerque, Mas Attack NM, New Mexico

2014, South Broadway Cultural Center, Against Prevailing Winds, Albuquerque, New Mexico

2013, Kimo Theater, Call of the Duende, Albuquerque, New Mexico

2013, Open Space Gallery, Alluvial, Albuquerque, New Mexico

2013, Harwood Arts Center Fundraiser, Prelude, Albuquerque, New Mexico

2013, Albuquerque Museum (aM), American Institute of Architecture, Albuquerque, New Mexico

2010, Placitas, The Placitas Artists Series, New Mexico

2009, 516 Arts, Land/Art, Art, Nature, Community, A map of a series of land based artworks located in the Rio Grande Bosque, Open Space Gallery, Albuquerque, New Mexico

2009, 516 Arts, West/Southwest, Albuquerque, New Mexico

2009, LA Artcore Union Center for the Arts, West/Southwest, Los Angles, California

2009, Richard Levy Gallery, UNM Alumni Fundraiser, Albuquerque New Mexico

2008, LaKind Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico

2007, Ferrin Gallery, Deeply Superficial, A body of work exploring texture and surface, Lenox, Massachusetts

2005, 707 Contemporary, Twelve by Twelve, Santa Fe, New Mexico

2001, Magnifico Arts Inc., Roots and Routes, A group show exploring the significance of place and identity, Albuquerque, New Mexico, Reviewed by Luis Jimenez, Truman Lowe, Rebecca Solnit

Grants/ Awards

NM Arts, Finalist for New Mexico Arts, Prospectus #241 Acclaimed Artist Series, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 2016

NM Arts, Finalist for New Mexico Arts AIPP Purchase Initiative, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 2015

Lincoln Center, "New Legacies," Honorable Mention, Ft. Collins, Colorado, 2015

Madonna Daniel Grant,  Harwood, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 2004

Partners in Education (PIE) Grant, Creativity Grant for Instructors,  Santa Fe, New Mexico, 2003

1st Place Award, Albuquerque Museum 23rd Southwest Arts Festival, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 1996

Public Art/ Architecture

Sound Canyon, Bernalillo County Public Art Program, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Shade Structure, Designer/ Coordinator, Open Space Visitor Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Wildlife Blind, Designer/Coordinator, Open Space Visitor Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Wildlife Curtains, Artist/Designer, Open Space Visitor Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Stumble, Artist/Coordinator, A collection of "Haiga" about public lands written by the general public, Parks and Recreations Department, City of Albuquerque, New Mexico

Publications/ Press

"Public Art Archive," http://www.publicartarchive.org/, Willis, Joshua, 2016

"New Legacies," Published by The Lincoln Center, Ft. Collins, Colorado, 2016, p. 35

"Focus: Fiber 2016," Published by Kent State University Museum, Stager and Blum Gallery, A National Contemporary Fiber Art Show, Kent, Ohio, 2016, p. 57

"New Legacies," Published by The Lincoln Center, Ft. Collins, Colorado, 2015, Front and Back Cover, p. 40, 41

"Stumble," A Zine Published by the Open Space Alliance, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 2012, Second Edition, p. 3,6,13,17,21,28

"Stumble," A Zine Published by the Open Space Alliance, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 2011, First Edition, p. 4

Poling, Charles C.,"Still Alive and Well." Su Casa Magazine, Albuquerque, New Mexico, (Winter, 2011): p. 12

Linthicum, Leslie, "Exhibit Highlights Weird Beauty of Clutter." Albuquerque Journal, Albuquerque, New Mexico, (3/18/2010): Arts and Culture, p. A1 & A7

516 Arts/ Radius Books, Land/Art New Mexico; Albuquerque/ Santa Fe, 2009, p.148

Local iQ: Albuquerque's Intelligent Alternative, Land/Art Map and Field Guide, "X Marks the Spot," Albuquerque, New Mexico, July 2-15, 2009

ArtSlant World Wide, "West Southwest: ABQ-LA Exchange," LA Artcore Union Center for the Arts, Curated by: Suzanne Sbarge, Lydia Takeshita, April 1 - 30, 2009, Link: http://www.laartcore.org/

Willis, Joshua, "National River Clean-Up." Open Space Alliance News Letter, Albuquerque, New Mexico, Volume 8, Issue 2, April-June 2007

Willis, Joshua, "City to Acquire 67 Acres." Open Space Alliance News Letter, Albuquerque, New Mexico, Volume 8, Issue 1, January- March 2007

Willis, Joshua, "The Willis Warbler." Open Space Alliance News Letter, Albuquerque, New Mexico, Volume 7, Issue 3, July- September 2006

Willis, Joshua, "The Willis Warbler." Open Space Alliance News Letter, Albuquerque, New Mexico, Volume 7, Issue 1, January - March 2006

Pasatiempo: The New Mexican's Magazine of Arts, Entertainment & Culture, Bang @ Farrell Fischoff Gallery. Santa Fe, New Mexico, (Feb. 4-10, 2005)

Harwood Art Center, "Harwood Emerging Artist Fund Exhibition," Albuquerque, New Mexico, Autumn 2004, Vol. 9, Issue 3

Albuquerque Journal, "Harwood Rewards Emerging Artists."  Albuquerque, New Mexico, (3/14/2004): The Sunday Journal, p. f3

Willis, Joshua, "Listen." Call of the Wild: NM Wilderness Alliance, Albuquerque, New Mexico, Autumn 2002, Vol. VI No. 3

Willis, Joshua, "A Witness to Change." Call of the Wild: NM Wilderness Alliance, Albuquerque, New Mexico, Summer 2002, Vol. VI No. 2

Magnifico, Roots & Routes, 12th Annual Regional Juried Exhibition, Exhibition Catalog, Albuquerque Museum (aM), Albuquerque, New Mexico, (Aug18-Sept. 23, 2001): p. 38

Scribendi 2001, A Forum for Collegiate Art and Literature, University of New Mexico Publications Board, "Huntsville, AL," Spring 2001, p. 81

Site Santa Fe Third International Biennial Catalog, "Looking For a Place." Santa Fe, New Mexico, (July 10 - Dec. 31, 1999): p. 8-9, photography

Conceptions Southwest, University of New Mexico Publications Board, "Transition and Facade,"  Volume XXI Number 1, 1998, p. 35, p.80

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