Artistic Discipline: Community-engaged practice, painting, screen printing, socially-engaged process
Age Groups for Residencies: K-Senior Citizen
Artist’s Statement: josh graupera (he/him, they/them) is a Lancaster born, Philadelphia-based artist, activist and educator. Their practice explores the relationship between visual art and community organizing, using painting, screen printing and socially-engaged processes.
Josh is an Arts and Media organizer with Stadium Stompers, a worker-owner of Bonfire Media Collective, and an Art and Multimedia Coordinator with the Youth Art & Self-Empowerment Project (YASP). josh has worked as a teaching artist with various organizations including Mural Arts Program, Art Well, PhillyCAM, The U School, Fleisher Art Memorial, Fabric Workshop and Museum, Tyler School of Art, Big Picture Alliance and The Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, 2016
BFA Millersville University of Pennsylvania, 2014