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Solo Exhibitions


Joy Episalla, Recent Work; Clifford•Smith Gallery, Boston, MA

Joy Episalla; Mercer Union; Toronto, Canada


inside/out; Debs & Co.; New York, NY


Debs & Co.; New York, NY


Neue Galerie/Interaktion Kunst; Hannover, Germany


Selected Exhibitions


Meat Market Art Fair; Debs & Co., New York, NY; Snapshot; The Contemporary Museum, Baltimore,MD; Other Worlds; 28 Wooster St, New York, NY


Photic 2; eyewash, Brooklyn, NY; Stars of Track & Field; Debs & Co., New York, NY; Unbehagen der Geschlechter/ Gender Trouble; Neuer Aachener; Kunstrerein, Aachen, Germany; Starwood; Washington, DC


New York Collection, Albright Knox Rental/Sales Gallery, Buffalo, NY; Skin Deep; 123 Watts Gallery, New York, NY; Brenner Pass/Liberty Exchange/Niemandsland, Part2; 4 Walls, Brooklyn, NY


100 Live Girls All Night, New York, NY; Very Large Array; Debs & Co., New York, NY; Brenner Pass/Liberty Exchange/ Niemandsland; 4 Walls, Italy/Germany; Home is where the Heart is; White Columns, New York, NY; Gramercy Art Fair; White Columns, New York, NY; Silence = Death; Kunsthalle Dominikanerkirche, Osnabrück, Germany


Geopony; Adam Gallery, London, UK; Graphic Responses to AIDS; Victoria & Albert Museum, London, UK


interference; London Artforms Gallery, London, UK; fruit x-x-x; Jacklight Gallery, New York, NY; Other Rooms; Four Walls at Ronald Feldman Gallery, New York, NY


Amendments; Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, Buffalo, NY; Silence = Death; Deutsches Hygiene Museum, Dresden, Germany; Before Stonewall; White Columns, New York, NY


New Jersey Arts Annual; Newark Museum, NJ Contacts/Proofs; Jersey City Museum, NJ


The Other Landscape; Tribeca 148 Gallery, New York, NY; Urban Alchemy; OIA Gallery, New York, NY


Outrageous Desire; Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ; Situation; New Langton Arts, San Francisco, CA; Urban Alchemy; City Without Walls, Newark, NJ


Post-Consumerism: Part II–Designs and Ideas for the Waste Stream; Storefront for Art and Architecture, New York, NY; New Jersey Arts Annual; Jersey City Museum, NJ


The Reductive Impulse; Coup de Grace Gallery, New York, NY


Joy Episalla/Chris Howard; Hallwalls, Buffalo, NY; Hudson County Artists; Jersey City Museum, NJ; Four Painters; Coup de Grace Gallery, Hoboken, NJ


The Last Supper; Ludlow Graphic Arts, New York, NY; Group Exhibition; O Roe Electric, Hoboken, NJ


Christopher Engel, Joy Episalla, Carrie Yamaoka; Four Walls, Hoboken, NJ


Before and After; Four Walls, Hoboken, NJ


Seven Painters; Ramapo College, Ramapo, NJ


Rutgers National Drawing Show; Rutgers University, Camden, NJ


Grants & Fellowships



Braziers Workshop; Oxfordshire, UK


Braziers Workshop; Oxfordshire, UK


Two-month fellowship at Yaddo; Saratoga Springs, NY


Reviews & Publications


South End News, Episalla’s Tower of Babel, Richard Foster, October 19, 2000 (Vol. 21, No. 39), Boston, MA

Lesbian Art in America, A Contemporary History, Harmony Hammond, Rizzoli International Publications, Inc., 2000, New York, NY eye,

Recent Works, R.M. Vaughan, March 16, 2000; Toronto, Canada

The Globe and Mail, Gallery Going, Gillian MacKay, March 11, 2000; Toronto, Canada

Art In America, Joy Episalla at Debs & Co., Bill Arning, March 2000; New York, NY


The New Yorker, Art / Galleries—Chelsea, October 4,1999; New York, NY

inside/out Joy Episalla, catalog with essays by Linda Nochlin and Michael Cunningham; published by Debs & Co., September 1999, New York, NY


Skin Deep, catalog; published by 123 Watts Gallery; New York, NY

Wallpaper; an edition of 100 rolls of silk-screen wallpaper; published by Debs & Co., New York, NY


Village Voice; Voice Choices, Kim Levin, July 15,1997; New York, NY

Joy Episalla, catalog with text by Michael Cunningham; published by Neue Galerie, Hannover, Germany


Lespress, ausgabe 10; Jahrgang 2, Oktober 1996; Frankfurt, Germany

Third Text; Number 34, Spring 1996; London, UK

Hannoveicche Allgemeine Leitung; February 29, 1996; Hannover, Germany

Women’s Art Magazine; January–February 1996; London, UK


Time Out/London; November 15–22, 1995; London, UK

The Times; Art Review, Sacha Craddock, October 1995; London, UK

fruit x-x-x; Witness: An Exquisite Corpse; Summer 1995; New York, NY


Silence = death; Kunst und AIDS in New York; Katalog: Hannoversch AIDS Hilfe e.V., Germany.


Public Collections

Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK • member of fierce pussy public art collective, 1991-95