2019 Two person show at the 4 Ravens Gallery in Missoula Montana.
2019 National Juried show theme "Sanctuary" Arc Gallery in SanFrancisco.
2019 Two person show at my gallery, the Mirada Gallery in Denver Colorado.
2019 MAM 47th Annual Benefit Art Auction Exhibition Fund raising show
2019 National Juried Loveland Sculpture in the Park show Colorado
2018 Theme “Montana Found” Radius Gallery in Missoula Montana
2018 MAM 46th Benefit Art Auction: The Power of Art
2017 Echo Creations 8 The 8th annual National juried exhibition of arts made from re-cycled materials and found objects at the Arts Longmont Gallery.
2017 National Juried Sculpture in the Park show- Loveland Colorado
2017 MAM 45th Benefit Art Auction Art of the Auction
2016 Nationally Juried show "A Generous Kingdom" at the Verum Ultimum in Portland Oregon.
2016 Juried Contemporary Art Exhibit at Gallery J - Denver Colorado
2016 Nationally juried “Holy Molly” at the Knoll Gallery - Denver Colorado.
2016 Juried Art Exhibition at the Radius Art Gallery. “The Changing Moment” Missoula MT.
2015 Nationally juried Sculpture Society’s 82nd Annual Awards Exhibition, Brookgreen Gardens S.O.
2015 National Juried Loveland Sculpture in the Park Show in Loveland Colorado.
2014 "Functional Antler" was accepted into the Wind and Bones show at the contemporary art gallery, Radius in Missoula Mt.
2014 “The Last Bale” accepted into the Radius Gallery “Scapes Land Sea Mind”
Whimsical sculpture is represented in Aspen, and Vail Colorado by the Vickers Collection Galleries.
2011 - 2014 National juried Sculpture in the Park Show- Loveland Colorado
2014 Nationally juried show 20th annual ceramic competition San Angelo Ceramic Competition at the Museum of Fine Arts.
2014 "Icons of the West Show" at the Dana Gallery in Missoula accepted A whimsical one of a kind ceramic called “Ambushed” which he enjoyed created together with his wife.
2013 Annual National Society of Sculptors show in Florida and Brook-green Gardens in NC
2013 "Missoula Artists Show" at the Dana Gallery Missoula MT Accepted a digitally illustrated print titled “Cowgirl”.
2013 The Peoria Art Guild Accepted His digital print titled "Three Nude Views" was juried into their art show "Nude Attitude" .
2012 National Sculpture Societies juried show themed “Love”.
Whimsical sculpture is represented in Aspen, and Vail Colorado by the Vickers Collection Galleries. Contemporary sculpture is represented exclusively in Colorado by Mirada Art Gallery in Denver Colorado.
1994 - 2013 Joe worked for publishers including: Aladdin Books, Addison Wesley, McGraw Hill, Pearson Learning, Scholastic Books, Scholastic Marketing, Scholastic Educational, Pocket Books, Scott Foresman, Houghton Mifflin, Harcourt Brace, Mondo Publishing, Zaner Bloser. Magazines: Sesame Street, Turtle Magazine, Childrens Playmate, Cricket Magazine, Weekly Reader, and Sadlier. The Design Firms: MKR in NY, Design Five in NY, and for the Art Reps Remen Willis in LA, Wilkinson in Chicago and Kirchoff Wholberg in New York.
1994 A traveling exhibit of children's Book Illustrators included his work at the Missoula Museum of arts.
1993 Joe was included in a show of illustration in New York City. The work included original illustrations for his books titled “The Sword and the Stone” and “Aladdin and the Magic Lamp” published by Scholastics Books.
1985 - 1992 Numerous awards for his work in Highlights For Children magazine including “Hidden Picture of the Year Award”.
1991 Joe illustrated and his wife Marlys wrote and published two books for children. “The Glassmakers of Gurven” by Abbingdon Publishing and “The ABC Book of Feelings” by Concordia Publishing.
1984 Began full time freelance illustration with: Mr. T. and Me book series by Thomas Nelson Publishers, Soccer Adventure Series, by Gemstone Books and Sherlock Street Detective series by Milliken Publishing, all helping to launch his career as an illustrator for the Juvenile Publishing Market.
AS GRAPHIC DESIGNER:
1972 - 1983 Promotion Manager, Art Director and Illustrator for Lee Enterprises
1968 - 1971 Graphic Designer, Art Director and illustrator for Ad Agencies, and Design firms in Iowa, Oregon and Montana
1967 One year graduate studies at University of Montana, following Bachelor of Arts Degree from Montana State University in Bozeman MT.
"Movement with Time"
approx: 17" x 10" x 2.5"
A well worn pully, A piece of wood
from the dismantled Bonner Damn,
and Black Walnut