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Joseph Girandola

Title: Assoc Professor
Office: Aronoff Center
Tel: 513-556-2426

Professor Girandola is originally from Baltimore, Maryland.  His work has been exhibited broadly and in many venues, including; the Museum of Contemporary Art (Geffen Contemporary), Los Angeles; Kunsthalle Wien, Austria; Kwangju Biennial, South Korea; and the Center for Contemporary Art (Nexus) Biennial, Atlanta, Georgia. He was the recipient of a Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant for 2003-04, an Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Grant; Change, Inc. Grant; and an Artists Fellowship, Inc. Grant.  Girandola received artist fellowships at The MacDowell Colony, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Santa Fe Art Institute, DUCTAC Art Center (Dubai), and at the Caldera Artist Residency Program. His work is included in collections nationally and internationally and he was a West Prize winner in 2012. Girandola was formerly the Director of the MFA Program at the University of the Arts, Philadelphia from 2009-2012 and was Assistant Director for the Santa Fe Art Institute (NM) from 2002-2004.


  • MFA, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, 1996 (Sculpture/Time Based Media).

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