Originally from New Orleans, Josh Blackwell is an artist and teacher based in Brooklyn, New York. He received a BA from Bennington College and an MFA from the California Institute of the Arts. His work has been exhibited in solo and group exhibitions in New York, London, Los Angeles and Paris. In 2004-05 he received an International Fellowship from the Delfina Studio Trust in London, and has received two artist residencies at the Corporation of Yaddo. He has taught in the Department of Social Sciences and Cultural Studies at Pratt Institute since 2007 and is currently Visiting Faculty at Bennington College.