Professional CV


National Organization for Arts in Health

The Electrochemical Society



2017    Houston Arts Alliance Individual Artist Grant



2017    Rice University Public Art Program with BioScience Research Collaborative, Bruce Weismann Group, Houston, Texas

            Houston Methodist Research Institute, Dr. Ennio Tasciotti Lab, Houston, Texas

2016    Memorial Sloan-Kettering Artist Residency, Dr. Heller Lab, New York, New York

            National Institute for Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland

2015    Memorial Sloan-Kettering Artist Residency, Dr. Heller Lab, New York, New York

2011    Martignano International Artists Residency, Lecce, Italy



M.F.A., Painting, University of Texas San Antonio

B.F.A., Painting, Summa Cum Laude, Texas State University, San Marcos



2017    Houston Methodist Research Institute, Houston, Texas (December 2017)

            Rice University, Houston, Texas (November 2017)

            Octavia Gallery, New Orleans, Louisiana

            Galerie Maximilian, Aspen, Colorado

2015    Mordes Collection, Palm Beach, Florida

            De Buck Gallery, “Dasein,” New York, New York

2012    Peveto, “Ten Propositions,” Houston, Texas

            Wade Wilson Art, “Fatto in Italia,” Houston, Texas

2011    Carlo V Castle, “Proposizioni,” Lecce, Italy

2010    Wade Wilson Art, “Forging the Path of the Concrete,” Houston, Texas



2018    “Ruminate,” California State University, Fullerton, California, curated by Laura Black (Jan)

2017    “Colored Light, Summer Select,” De Buck Gallery, New York, New York

            “The Big Show,” Lawndale Art Center, Houston, Texas, curated by Toby Kamps

2016    “Pure,” Texas Arthouse, Johnson City, Texas

            “Man Made,” Holly Johnson Gallery, Dallas, Texas

2015    “Biennial-600: Sculpture,” Amarillo Museum of Art, Amarillo, Texas

            “The Search for the Real,” curated by Brian Alfred, De Buck Gallery, New York, New York

            “Six Senses,” Jamie Brooks Fine Art, Costa Mesa, California

2014    “Alluvial Constructs,” curated by Laura Sandoval, Octavia Gallery, New Orleans, Louisiana

            “Summer Selections,” De Buck Gallery, New York, NY

            “Allure,” Jamie Brooks Fine Art, Costa Mesa, California

            Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, “Outside the Lines- Painting: a Love Story,” Houston, Texas, curated by Bill Arning

            New Bedford Art Museum, “Color Code.” New Bedford, Massachusetts

2013    Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum, “Texas Biennial,” San Antonio, Texas

            “Cohen & Fodor,” Cinnabar, San Antonio, Texas

            “Texas Contemporary Art Fair.” Houston, Texas

            “Art Santa Fe,” Santa Fe, New Mexico

            Mirus Gallery, “Off the Wall,” San Francisco, California

2012    McClain Gallery, “In Plain Sight,” Houston, Texas

            Art League Houston, “Texas Eclectic,” Houston, Texas

            “Art Miami,” Miami, Florida

            “Houston Fine Art Fair,” Houston, Texas

            “Aspen Art Fair,” Aspen, Colorado

            “Southern Pacific,” Marfa, Texas

            galleryHomeland, “Southern Pacific,” Portland, Oregon

            Nuartlink, “Of-White,” Westport, Connecticut

            Deborah Colton Gallery, “Transformations,” Houston, Texas

2011    Deborah Colton Gallery, “Truth: Sublime Beyond Words,” Houston, Texas

            “Texas Contemporary,” George R. Brown Center, Houston, Texas

            Avis Frank, “Cohen/Adelman,” Galveston, Texas

            Lawndale Art Center, “Southern Pacific,” Houston, Texas

            Re SEt, “Cohen, Hagler, Rubino,” Lecce, Italy

            San Giovani di Dio, “Vessel Traces,”(with Joshua Hagler), Lecce, Italy

            UTSA Art Gallery, “Margins,” San Antonio, Texas

            Russ Pitman Park, “Defining Green.” Bellaire, Texas

            Muse Gallery, “Houston to Hyderabad,” Hyderabad, India

            Intexure, “The Art of Deconstruction,” Houston, Texas



Detwiler, Jacqueline. “Art That Might Help Detect Cancer.” Popular Mechanics. Sept. 2017.

Kedmey, Karen. “Joseph Cohen’s Rich Paintings Blend Pigment with Diamond and Gold Dust.” Artsy. Sept. 14, 2015.

Goyanes, Rob. “Paint is Physical.” Toys For Boys. Issue Four. p. 62-69

Laluyan, Oscar. “Being There at De Buck Gallery.” ArteFuse. Sept. 9, 2015.

Lin, Amy. “Joseph Cohen at De Buck Gallery-Dasein.” Widewalls.

Arning, Bill. Outside the Lines. N. p: Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, 2014. p. 62, 72-73.

Boyd, Robert. “Joseph Cohen’s Use-Value.” The Great God Pan is Dead, Aug. 19, 2014.

Glentzer, Molly. “Two works share a common thread.” Houston Chronicle. Jan. 31, 2014. in print and online at

Ruhling, Nancy. “Stylemakers.” Luxe. Fall 2012. p. 135-136.

Zevitas, Steven. “New American Paintings #102.” Oct/Nov 2012. p. 30-33.

Billeaud Anderson, Virginia. “Joseph Cohen a Closer Look.” The Great God Pan is Dead, Sept. 24, 2012.

Mattingly, June. “The State of the Art: Contemporary Artists in Texas.”

Hooper, Rachel. “Joseph Cohen: Fatto in Italia at Wade Wilson Art.” Art Ltd. March/April 2012. p. 31-32.

“Joseph Cohen Fatto in Italia,” Interview by Troy Schultz. The Front Row. NPR. KUHF, Houston, TX, 18 January, 2012. Archived at

Alvarez, Olivia Flores. “Dripping in Ideas.” Houston Press. January 12-18, 2012. Volume 24, #2. p. 20.

“Interview with Joseph Cohen,” Interview by Meghan Hendley. Discussions on Light and Color, 11 January. 2012. Archived

Collector's Waltz. Dir. Michel Muylle and Travis Wine. Travis Wine Video, 2012. DVD.

Wade Wilson Presents Joseph Cohen "Fatto in Italia." Dir. Rocko Narvios. PROSTARKREATIVE, 7 Jan. 2012.

Anspon, Catherine D. "Drip, Drip, Drip. Joseph Cohen's Return." PaperCity, 6 January 2012,-Drip,-Drip!/

Alvarez, Olivia Flores. "Free for All: Art Without a Price Tag." Houston Press, 5 January 2012

Sioufi, Joe, "I am Addicted to Art & Beauty-Joseph Cohen art by Joe Sioufi." The Examiner, 4 January 2012

Barrera, Debra. “Pushing Paint: Joseph Cohen at Wade Wilson Art.” Arts + Culture Magazine. Dec/Jan 2011. p.21.



2017 Individual Artist Grant, Houston Arts Alliance

Contemporary Arts Museum Houston “Collectors’ Circle”

“Artist’s Eye,” Menil Collection, Houston, Texas

2010 “Editor’s Pick,” New American Paintings #90Top Prize- The Big Show, Lawndale Art Center, Juried by Paul Middendorf, Houston, TexasJuror’s Award- Texas National, Cole Art Center, Juried by Judy Pfaff, Nacogdoches, Texas“Slide Jam,” Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, Texas “Inventor’s Workshop,” Children’s Museum of Houston, Houston, Texas



Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, Texas



Hospital Leon Berard, Lyon, France


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