Knoxville, TN | Painting, Drawing
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) and the Guggenheim Museum (in collaboration with YouTube Play Biennial). Most recently he has had shows in Las Vegas, Nashville, Seattle, Baltimore, and Pittsburgh. In March of 2016, his mixtape, Always Already Here Vol. 2 will premier at Protocol Gallery in Gainesville, Florida. He is one of the founding members of Ortega y Gasset Projects in Gowanus, a 2009 Tanne Foundation recipient, and a Hambidge Residency and V.C.C.A Fellow. He lives and works in Knoxville, where he teaches drawing 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.”