Work exhibited at Expo Chicago 2017

Disunified Theory: Hoarding Voids, 2016, a large work on paper, was exhibited at Expo Chicago by William Sheardurn Gallery, September 13-17, where it was acquired by a local collector.

"Satisfying Psychic Noise," RISD Blog Article by Simone Solandz

Simone Solodnz posted this article about Bo Joseph's solo exhibition A Season of Psychic Noise, Sears-Peyton Gallery, New York, October 27-December 10, 2016.

Interview by Suzy Spence on

A Season of Psychic Noise: An Interview with Bo Joseph
by Suzy Spence, Nov. 16, 2016

On the first day of his exhibition, A Season of Psychic Noise, I had the pleasure of speaking with fellow painter Bo Joseph. Bo and I were born the same year and attended New England colleges where our initiation to art history in the late 80s was through Louise Gardner's encyclopedic tome, Art Through the Ages. We were in agreement that the book had been useful (we still own our copies), and that it was regrettable to have professors skip entire chapters on Africa or Asia in the service of presenting a linear Western leaning history. I was fascinated to learn that he'd remedied this with extensive travel and research, a journey that has enabled him to define art on his own terms.

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Solo Exhibition at Sears-Peyton Gallery, New York

Bo Joseph
Continuity in Cryptic Signs, 2016
oil pastel, acrylic and tempera on joined paper
39 7/8 x 50 3/8 inches (101 x 128 cm)

Bo Joseph: A Season of Psychic Noise

October 28 – December 10, 2016
Opening Reception: October 28, 6–8 p.m.
Bo Joseph’s fifth solo exhibition at Sears-Peyton Gallery, A Season of Psychic Noise, plies the lively intersection of diverse cultural forms and symbols, interweaving appropriated imagery in a complex interplay of allusive signs that refuse to resolve into soundbites. Instead, Joseph’s process of layering, stenciling, painting, and subtracting offers a site of profound visual meditation amid the commotion of our current cultural moment. Read full press release

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W. article on solo exhibition at McClain Gallery

In “Souvenirs from Nowhere,” An Alchemy of Oil and Water
Artsy Editorial
By Molly Osberg
Oct 19th, 2015 2:49 pm
image © Nash Baker

"Bo Joseph considers his abstract works to be closer to found objects than mixed-media paintings. They begin as a series of spliced-together photos, culled from the artist’s expansive archive, that Joseph deconstructs, builds up, and deconstructs again in an unusual, labor-intensive process."

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