joe bochynski









Born 1986 - Buffalo, NY
Works in Brooklyn, NY
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MFA 2013 Painting - Rhode Island School of Design; Providence, RI
BA 2007 Mathematics - Hobart College; Geneva, NY (cum laude)



The Socrates Annual, Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens, NY
Multiverse, Black and White Gallery; Brooklyn, NY
To Change, To Wander, Fjörd; Philadelphia, PA


Civics (solo), Big Orbit Gallery; Buffalo, NY
Making the Future, David & Schweitzer Contemporary; Brooklyn, NY
Echo Art Fair|NYC, High Line Loft; New York, NY
FOMO, Black and White Project Space; Brooklyn, NY
Slow Text Message, eight year installation project at Wayfarers Gallery; Brooklyn, NY


Everybody is Everybody (solo), Davis Gallery at Hobart and William Smith Colleges; Geneva, NY
Glass House: Intimacy With Buildings, Ballroom Projects; Chicago, IL
Chasm, BT&C Gallery; Buffalo, NY
Making History, Storefront Ten Eyck; Brooklyn, NY
Möbius, permanent installation at Projekt 722; Brooklyn, NY
Reactivator, The Active Space; Brooklyn, NY


Permission (solo), TFNF Gallery; Brooklyn, NY
Flat File Show, BT&C Gallery; Buffalo, NY
To Labor With Love, Fjörd Projects; Philadelphia, PA
Global Village (3rd Edition), Landshut, Germany and Kulturhuset Brønden; Copenhagen, Denmark


Defending Freedom, Fort Abcoude; Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Echo Art Fair, BT&C Gallery; Buffalo, NY
Graduate Thesis Exhibit, Rhode Island Convention Center; Providence, RI
Well: RISD Painters 2013, Projekt 722; Brooklyn, NY
Labor Force, Memorial Hall Project Space; Providence, RI


Too Big To Fail; Graduate Painting Biennial, Sol Koffler Gallery at RISD; Providence, RI
Recent Acquisitions from the Gerald Mead Collection, Carnegie Art Center; North Tonawanda, NY
Do You Think I Care?, Gelman Gallery at RISD; Providence, RI
White Tie Show, Expose; Providence, RI
Just In Case (Buffalo Edition), Permanent installation at Big Orbit Gallery; Buffalo, NY
Two Becomes One, Wayfarers Gallery; Brooklyn, NY
Rotating Exhibition, Granoff Center at Brown University; Providence, RI
From This Point Forward; Mythology and the Making, RISD Chase Center; Providence, RI
The Artists Among Us, Burchfield-Penney Art Center; Buffalo NY
Personal Culture, RISD Chase Center; Providence, RI


Echo Art Fair, Buffalo Central Terminal; Buffalo, NY
Buffalo on the Bowery, Charles Bank Gallery; New York, NY
Chain Letter, Samson Projects; Boston, MA


Beyond |In Western New York, Burchfield-Penney Art Center; Buffalo, NY (catalog)
Steel and Concrete, Workbar; Boston, MA
Carry-Out Show, MEME Gallery; Cambridge, MA


New Suburban Landscape (solo), Buffalo Sugar City; Buffalo, NY
Area Artist’s Show, Collector’s Gallery, Albright-Knox Art Gallery; Buffalo, NY


Black and White Exhibit, Market Street Art Center; Lockport, NY
Trimania, Buffalo Artists Studio; Buffalo, NY
Third Annual Staff Show, Albright-Knox Art Gallery; Buffalo, NY
Opening Show, Bon Vivant; Buffalo, NY
Annual Members Show, Big Orbit Gallery; Buffalo, NY


Suburban Imagery and Irony (solo), Houghton House Gallery; Geneva, NY


Early Push; PS 80 Elementary School Exhibit, Albright-Knox Art Gallery; Buffalo, NY


NYC Artist Excavating Alternative Facts, Jessica Leigh Hester in CityLab, 2.28.2017 (link)
A Fictional Department of Archaeology for NYC, Claire Voon in Hyperallergic, 1.30.2017 (link)
Making History Bushwick. P. 109: Arts In Bushwick Press, 2016.
FOMO Becomes Art, Eva Kis in Metro, 1.8.2016 (link)
Three Artist Chase After The Impossible, Colin Dabkowski in The Buffalo News, 9.10.2015 (link)
Fall Arts Art Harvest, Peter Soscia in Artvoice, 9.10.2015 (link)
Bushwick Open Studios: Where Artists Run the Show, Paddy Johnson in Art F City, 6.11.2015 (link)
Bushwick Occult Studios: Proof that Art is Alchemy, Dallas Athent in Bushwick Daily, 6.9.2015
To Labor With Love, Erica Maust in Title Magazine, 5.21.2014 (link)
A Really Big Show, Greg Cook in The Providence Phoenix, 5.23.2013 (link)
Beyond | In Western New York 2010; Alternating Currents. P. 53: Albright-Knox Art Gallery Press, 2010.
Observing Suburbia, Buffalo News, 9.11.2009 (link)


Civics; A Dossier. CEPA Press, Buffalo, NY. 2016. 64 pages.


Artist Profile: Joe Bochynski, Jess Wilcox for Socrates Sculpture Park, Jan 2018 (link)
Joe Bochynski, Kimberly Ruth for Art Uncovered podcast, March 2017 (link)
In The Studio With Joe Bochynski, Jake Weigel in International Sculpture Center re:sculpt, May 2016 (link)
Joe Bochynski, Portia Makoma in Silence Is Accurate, June 2015 (link)

Residencies, Grants, and Awards

Emerging Artist Fellowship, Socrates Sculpture Park, 2017
Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grant, 2016
Vermont Studio Center Fellowship, 2015
Academic Honors, RISD Graduate Studies, 2011-12
Arthur Dove Award, Hobart College, 2008