C.V.


josh roach (jars hooch)

instagram: @joshtroach
email: joshtroach@gmail.com
/winnipeg/blono/ b 1988

Solo/Two Person Exhibitions

2018, November, Meat Cute, Lalaland, Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA.

2018, October, spaceballz, _211F_, Normal, Illinois, USA.

2018, January, Hands, Milner Library, Normal, Illinois, USA.

2014, July, Bubble, C-SPACE Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada.

2013, October, weenie, Gallery formally known as the Philosopher's Knoll, Banff, Alberta, Canada.

2012, September, Pickle, Frame Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

2011, September, Ham, Gallery of Student Art, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

2011, January, SMILES, The Edge Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

2010, April, SHER'n ROACHes, The Edge Galley, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.


Group Exhibitions

2019, January (Upcoming), MFA Biennial, University Galleries, Normal, Illinois, USA.

2018, December, Regular Style, MFA Exhibition Online (online).

2018, April, Student Annual Exhibition, University Galleries, Normal, Illinois, USA.

2018, April, Small Favors, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

2017, April, Student Annual Exhibition, University Galleries, Normal, Illinois, USA.

2017, February, You're Welcome To Come, New York Hilton Midtown, New York City, New York, USA.

2017, January, MFA Biennial, University Galleries, Normal, Illinois, USA.

2016, December, Hot Water, Slayer Gallery (online).

2015, August, Certain Critical Operations, Found in Fred, Fredericksburg, Virginia, USA.

2015, July, Do we ever really touch?, VCU Arts Building, Richmond, Virginia, USA.

2012, November, The Undesirables, Graffiti Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

2012, July, Fresh Paint, New Construction, Art Mûr, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. 

2010, December, Durham Art Guild Juried Art Show, Durham Art Guild, Durham, North Carolina, USA. 

2010, May, Coming Out, Ace Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.


Collaborative Projects

ongoing, slowthrower, with Chris Albert and Ryan Paluczak, music and performance.

ongoing, Daffodale, with Ryan Melmoth, arcade machine.

2018, Blades of Grass, with Emily Lehman, performance.

2018, Hands, with Michael Blake, mixed media.

2017, Emily's Presentation with Josh in it, with Emily Lehman, video.

2017, Making Friends, with Emily Lehman, video.

2017, Making It!, with Emily Lehman, performance.

2017, Making Out, with Emily Lehman, video.

2014, Peen Peen, with Ryan Melmoth, video game.

2014 Psyche E, with Ryan Melmoth, video game.


Live Performances

2018/10/17, slowthrower - "Chrysalis" parts I & II, Nightshop, Bloomington, Illinois, USA. (link)

2018/08/03, hot shop, RampArts, Bloomington, Illinois, USA. (link)

2018/05/03, Blades of Grass, Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois, USA. (link)

2018/04/11, glitterbug, University Galleries, Normal, Illinois, USA. (link)

2017/04/21, Frog Slippers and My Buffalo Heart, Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois, USA. (link)

2017/01/24, Making It!, University Galleries, Normal, Illinois, USA. (link)


Video Game Projects 

ongoing, Daffodale

2018, April, hOme, https://joshtroach.itch.io/home

2016, December, FUCKHEAD, https://joshtroach.itch.io/fuckhead

2014, November, Peen Peen, http://gamejolt.com/games/adventure/peen-peen/40264/ 

2014, October, Shadenfroos, http://gamejolt.com/games/other/shadenfroos/36632/ 

2014, October, Psyche E, http://gamejolt.com/games/adventure/psyche-e/36373/

 

Education

2019 (prospective), MFA, Sculpture & Expanded Media, Illinois State University.

2011, BFA Honours, Sculpture, University of Manitoba.

 

Artist Residencies & Programs 

2018, June, "ISU Study Abroad Program," Chongqing, China.

2015, June, “VCU Arts Summer Studio Program,” Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, USA. 

2013, September, "Another World in the Studio," The Banff Centre, Banff, Alberta, Canada.

 

Teaching Experience

2019, Spring Semester, Professor, 3D Fundamentals, Illinois State University.

2018, Winter Break, Teaching Assistant, 3D Fundamentals, Tianhua College at Shanghai Normal University, Shanghai, China.

2018, Fall Semester, Professor, 3D Fundamentals, Illinois State University.

2018, Summer Break, Teaching Assistant, 3D Fundamentals, Tianhua College at Shanghai Normal University, Shanghai, China.

2017, Fall Semester, Professor (not on record), 3D Fundamentals, Illinois State University.

2016-2018, Teaching Assistant, Sculpture & Expanded Media, Illinois State University.


Awards/Grants/Scholarships 

2018, Jury Selected First Place Winner, MFA Exhibition Online.

2018, Student Bursary Program, Manitoba Arts Council.

2018, Marshall Dulaney Pitcher Scholarship, Illinois State University.

2017, Student Bursary Program, Manitoba Arts Council. 

2017, Lila Wallace Reader's Digest Endowment Scholarship, University of Manitoba. 

2017, Friends of the Arts Award, Illinois State University.

2017, College of Fine Arts Graduate Sculpture Award, Illinois State University.

2016, Lila Wallace Reader's Digest Endowment Scholarship, University of Manitoba. 

2015, Travel Professional Development Grant, Manitoba Arts Council. 

2013, In the Memory of Keith Evans Endowment, The Banff Centre. 

2013, Professional Development Grant Program for Artists, Winnipeg Arts Council. 

2011, Cecil C. Richards Memorial Award, University of Manitoba. 

2011, CPAM Public Sculpture Competition, University of Manitoba.

 

Collections 

Colart Collection, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, http://www.colartcollection.com

 

Media 

Enright, Robert, "The Undesirables: An Assemblage of Work by Emerging Winnipeg Artists." Border Crossings Magazine, Issue 125, March 2013.