2004 MFA, Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
2002 BFA, Myers School of Art, University of Akron

Solo / Two Person Exhibitions

Moremen Gallery, Louisville, KY

Arkansas State University

Mark Moore Gallery, Culver City, CA*

Mark Moore Gallery, Culver City, CA*

DCKT Contemporary, New York, NY*
Mark Moore Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

Kavi Gupta Gallery, Chicago, IL
DCKT Contemporary, New York, NY

Kavi Gupta Gallery, Chicago, IL
Second Street Gallery, Charlottesville, VA
DCKT Contemporary, New York, NY

Lawrimore Project, Seattle, WA
Lisa Boyle Gallery, Chicago, IL

The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT

Selected Group Exhibitions

Generation War, Torrance Art Museum, Torrence, CA
Further For Shadowing, C For Courtside, Knoxville, TN
Choreographer Showcase, Collaboration with the Louisville Ballet
Classics: Art + Music, Collaboration with the Louisville Symphony Orchestra

In the Liquid, Holon Mediatheque, Holon, Israel
New York Art Book Fair, New York, NY
Open Source 1.1, The Carnegie Center, Cincinnati, OH

Failure in Progress, Zephyr Gallery, Louisville, KY
Josh Azzarella: 4 Programs, UNLV Barrick Museum, Las Vegas, NV

Verb List, E.Tay Gallery, New York, NY
For The Record…, Culver Center for the Arts, UC Riverside, Riverside, CA
Brick Moon, FJORD, Philadelphia, PA

Proof, Akron Art Museum, Akron, OH
Coded Image: New Media and Mediated Images, Biola University, La Mirada, CA

Momentum: An Experiment in the Unexpected, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
Look at me: Portraiture from Manet to the Present, Leila Heller Gallery, New York

I See You, Kunsthalle Detroit, Detroit, MI
Collapse, Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS
Memphis Social, Multiple Locations, Memphis, TN

The Day on Fire: Apocalypse in Contemporary Art, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, Tn.
Vis a Vis, Curated by Caryn Coleman, The House of Yes, Brooklyn, NY
Split Moment, University Art Museum, Cal State Long Beach, Long Beach, CA*
Render: New Constructions in Video Art, California Museum of Photography, Univ. of California Riverside, CA

Documentary Fiction, Central Utah Arts Center, Ephraim, UT
Re-framing Terrorism, Richard F. Brush Art Gallery at St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY
Loft in the Red Zone, Broadway Gallery, New York, NY
Open, Mark Moore Gallery, Culver City, CA    

Cue: Artists Videos, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada *    
Never Records, No Longer Empty, New York, NY
Fear of Flying, Christopher West Presents, Indianapolis, IN
Partisan, Art Chicago, Chicago, IL
<METADATAPHILE>: The Collapse of Visual Information, Cal State Fullerton, Fullerton, CA *
The Popular Reaction to September 11: A Cultural Laboratory, Golden Age, Chicago, IL

UltraSonic IV, Mark Moore Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Embedded Art: Art in the Name of Security, Akademie der Künste, Berlin, Germany
Paradox Now, Arlington Arts Center, Arlington, VA
A New Reality: Black-and-White Photography in Contemporary Art, Stedman Gallery, Rutgers, Camden, NJ

Art in the Age of Uncertainty, Sonoma State University, Sonoma, CA
Say Goodbye To..., Colgate University, Hamilton, NY
Decline,The Heder Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
A New Reality: Black-and-White Photography in Contemporary Art, Walsh Museum, Fairfield University, CT
The Terrible Twos: Lawrimore Project Biennial, Lawrimore Project, Seattle, WA
Cancelled, Erased, Removed, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, NY
Speaking to the Unspeakable, Catharine Clark Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Noorderzon, Groningen, Netherlands
Crash. Pause. Rewind. Missoula Art Museum, Missoula, MT
A New Reality: Black-and-White Photography in Contemporary Art, Zimmerli Museum, New Brunswick, NJ *  

Home: Living With Contemporary Art, Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art, Indianapolis, IN
Some Things Which Are Funny and Some Things Which Are Quite Serious, Lisa Boyle Gallery, Chicago, IL
Coming Home, Emily Davis Gallery, University of Akron, Akron, OH
New Images, New Image Gallery, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA
Activating The Medium, Cuesta College, San Luis Obispo, CA
Activating The Medium, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
New Media / New Work, New Media Caucus of the College Art Association, Boston, MA
Crash. Pause. Rewind. Western Bridge, Seattle, WA *

Disputed Territories, City Without Walls Gallery, Newark, NJ
1st Year Out, Temple University, Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA
New Jersey Fine Art Annual, Montclair Museum of Art, Montclair, Montclair, NJ
Athens Video Art Festival, Athens, Greece
Digital Visions, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

The Odds, City Without Walls Gallery, Newark NJ
Dimensions, Shane House Gallery, Tucson AZ
Group Exhibition, New Screen Broadcasting, FL
1800 Frames, City Without Walls Gallery, Newark NJ
First Look, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, NY
MFA Thesis Exhibition, Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
* = Catalogue


Clore, Mary. Speaking: Josh Azzarella, Rukus Louisville, September 16.
Bass, Brianna. For Shadowing at C for Courtside. Mineral House, April 8.
Ellis, Kathi E.B.. In A Remarkable Choreographers Showcase, Louisville Ballet Continues To Innovate. 89.3 WFPL, Feb 2.
Rosen, Marty. Art + Music,’ ‘adventurous’ combo for Abrams + LO. LEO Weekly, January 23.
Waits, Keith. Music + Risk. Arts Louisville, January 29.

Shiels, Julie. Hold Your Fire. Inside Story, April 9. 
Rolland, Edouard. Mises en scènes du terrorisme en art contemporain français (1990-2010) ... Raison-Publique, January 31.
Lester, Paul Martin. Visual Ethics. Routledge.

Kissel, Hunter. Accomplishing Failure. Under Main, December 15.
Sentilles, Sarah. Draw Your Weapons. Random House

Maust, Erica. Brick Moon. Title Magazine, June 17th
Kajema, Estere. Art as a Simulation: Nothing New. Arterritory, March 3. 

Goodman, Vivian. Can a camera lie? "Proof" at the Akron Art Museum. WKSU Radio, October 15.
Grave, Romanov. Three Curators, One Office Visit. Romanov Grave, April 23.

Simon, Joshua. Shockwork: The Selfie And The Labour of the Overqualified. ICA UK Journal, Summer
Bowen, Jonathan (Ed.). Electronic Visualization in Arts and Culture. Springer
Artsy Editorial, Five Video Artists to Watch at Mark Moore Gallery. Artsy, June 19
Heller et. al. Look at me: Portraiture from Manet to the Present. Exhibition Catalog

Best Artists List for 2013, Whitehot Magazine Critics Picks Part 1. Whitehot Magazine, September
Nys Dambrot, Shana. Josh Azzarella: Untitled #160 (Balcombe). Whitehot Magazine, September
Parkinson, David. This Week in Cinema: Week 5: Beatles, Insomnia and Murder. Movie Mail, January 28
Nader, Zach. A Conversation with Josh Azzarella. Lay Flat, January 14

Haddad, Emmanuel. Les terroristes, des artistes (presque) comme les autres. Slate, November 30.
Coleman, Caryn. Josh Azzarella: Duration and the Wizard of Oz. Hatched / Nitehawk Cinema, May 2.
Johnson, Paddy. The Snail Survives: Highlights from the Moving Image Fair. Art Fag City, March 11.
Chayka, Kyle. Moving Image, New York's Video Fair, Returns ..., March 8.
Campos, Leslie. Performance plays in ‘Split Moment’. Daily 49er, January 29.

Smith, Jill. Loft in The Red Zone Review. NY Arts Magazine, September 23.
Gortemiller, Maury. Josh Azzarella. Humble Arts Foundation, September 19.
Lester, Paul. Lessons from Memory. Visual Communication Quarterly, Volume 18, Issue 3.
Mcallister, Matt. St. Lawrence University revisits 9/11... Watertown Daily Times, September 12.
Moret, A. Josh Azzarella: Works 2004-2011 at Mark Moore Gallery. Art LTD., July.
Frank, Peter. X-Rays, iPigs & Ann Landers. The Huffington Post, May 13,.
Lee, Sasha. Mark Moore Gallery Wraps up Josh Azzarella: Works 2004-2011. Daily Serving, May 9.
For Real?. SVA Visual Arts Journal, Spring.

Jordan, Jay. A First Hand Report from Art Chicago. Hyperallergic, May 12.
Grossman, Dan. Fear of Flying. NUVO, March 31.
Aletti, Vince. Art: Goings on About Town. The New Yorker, March 12.
Lee, Sasha. Recognize This Scene?. Beautiful Decay, February 12.
Stanton, Chris. Preview: Kim Rugg and Josh Azzarella at Mark Moore Gallery. Daily duJour, February 11.
Nys Dambrot, Shana. Art Cinema: The world Beyond YouTube. Flavorwire, January 21.

Slome, Manon. The Aesthetics of Terror (part 1). Art Lies, Issue 62, Summer
Brook, Peter.  Redacting Violence: The Photo-Manipulations of Josh Azzarella. Prison Photography, Nov. 5.
Nguyen, Annie. Josh Azzarella: Thrilless ‘Thriller’. Et/Al Magazine, October 9.
Laster, Paul. Josh Azzarella: Taking the Thrill out of Thriller. Flavorwire, October 8.
Cudlin, Jeffry. I moon-walked with a zombie. Hatchets and Skewers, October 1.
Wagley, Catherine. Ultrasonic IV at Mark Moore. Daily Serving, September 25.
Ellis, Kianga M. Josh Azzarella Instress: The Funk of 40,000 Years. The Instress of Art, September 17.
Pearse, Emma, ed. Josh Azzarella at DCKT Contemporary. New York Magazine, September 14.
Lee, Sasha. Fresh Perspectives. Beautiful Decay, August 27.
O'Sullivan, Michael. Blurring the Line Between Art and Truth. The Washington Post, August 7.
Graves, Jen. The Abu Ghraib Photographs, Five Years On. The Stranger, March 23.
Ritchie, Abraham. Josh Azzarella and the 20 the Anniversary of Tiananmen Square. Art Slant, June 4.
Collecting Atrocities. Carefully Aimed Darts, March 26.
Schmerzmaschinen. Die Aktion, February
Slome, Manon. The Aesthetics of Terror. Exhibition Catalog

Tupko, Michelle. Portrait of the Artist: Josh Azzarella. Newcity Art, November 17.
Ritchie, Abraham. Modified History. ArtSlant, November 17.
Lund, Karsten. Art: Josh Azzarella. Flavorpill Chicago, November 11.
Stoilas, Helen. Terrorism Exhibition Cancelled. The Art Newspaper, November
Artner, Alan. Images Take on Haunting New Life. The Chicago Tribune, October 31.
New York Museum Cancels Terror Exhibition After Controversy. Fox News, September 30.
Tillitt, Scott. Altered States. Photo District News (PDN), September 2.
Art: Goings on About Town. The New Yorker, May 19.
Morgenthau, Josh. Fresh Kills + Josh Azzarella. The Brooklyn Rail, May
Davis, Ben. Josh Azzarella: Gone Missing. The Village Voice, April 15.
Dannatt, Adrian.What’s Missing From This Picture?. The Art Newspaper, April
Cyphers-Wright, Jeffrey. Ring Around the New Museum District. Chelsea Now, May 9.
Reverend Jen. Diary of an Art Star. ArtNet Magazine, April
Hackett, Regina. What To Make of A Diminished Thing. Seattle Post Intelligencer, March 26.
Robison, Walter. Artnet News., March 19.

Bischoff, Dan. Provocative Rutgers Exhibit Brings Out the Falseness of Image-Making. Star Ledger, Sep.13.
Strosnider, Luke. Seattle: Lawrimore Project. Touching Harms the Art, March 6.
Bryant, Elizabeth. This Month in Seattle: Some Notes. Art Dish, March 4.
Barnes, Nancy. Taking Risks in Ridgefield. ArtNews, January 

Velasco, David. Scene and Herd., December 12.
Tyson, Josh. Review: Some Things Which are Funny... Time Out Chicago, August
Graves, Jen. Say It Isn't So. The Stranger, January 26 - February 1 

Ng, Moses. Digital Visions: 2005. University of British Columbia, ed. Sylvia Borda

Scholarly Citations

Bowen, Jonathan (Ed.). Electronic Visualization in Arts and Culture. Springer.
Macneill, Paul (Ed.), Ethics and the Arts. Springer Zydorowicz, Jacek.
Dangerous liaisons of terrorism and religion in the perspective of visual culture. The Polish National Programme for the Development of Humanities

Downey, Anthony. Art and Politics Now. Thames and Hudson
Opal, Jack. Rethinking Documentary Photography: Documentary and Politics in Times of Riots and Uprisings. Ohio University. 
van Haaften-Schick, Lauren. Canceled: Alternative Manifestations & Productive Failures. Half Letter Press

Apel, Dora. War Culture and the Contest of Images. Rutgers University Press
Sentilles, Sarah. Art, Religion, and Torture: Constructing an Ethical Response.... Portland Center for Public Humanities

Kaplan, Zachary. The Popular Reaction to September 11: A Cultural Laboratory. Chicago, IL.
Hannum, Terrance. King of Pop is Dead. Long Live Death. Columbia College Newsletter, Spring.
Poissant,  Louise. et. al. Ensemble Ailleurs / Together Elsewhere. Presses de l'Université du Québec
Sentilles, Sarah. Just Looking: Theological Language, Ethics, and Photographs of Violence. Harvard Divinity School, Harvard University

Artist Lectures / Panel Discussions

Arkansas State University

Failure in Progress, Zephyr Gallery, Louisville, KY

Proof, Akron Art Museum, Akron, OH
Pacific Northwest College of At, Portland, OR
Reed College, Portland, OR

Collapse, Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS
CAA Panel: Film as a Social Art: contemporary moving images and social practice. 

Pratt, New York, NY

Conversation and Screening: David LaChapelle and Josh Azzarella, LACMA, Los Angels, CA
Independent Curators International, DCKT, New York, NY

Castleton State College, VT

Independent Curators International, New York, NY Second Street Gallery, Charlottesville, VA

Myers School of Art, University of Akron

Grants and Awards

Emerging Artist Award, The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum

Fassbender Award for Excellence in Photography  

Public Collections

Akron Art Museum, Akron, OH
Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL
San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI
University of California Riverside, Riverside, CA
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, TX
San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA
Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), Los Angeles, CA
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMoMA), San Francisco, CA
Western Bridge, Seattle, WA
JP Morgan Chase, New York, NY
The Margulies Collection, Miami, FL