Joy Garnett

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Joy Garnett is an artist/curator living and working in New York; her paintings focus on technoscientific imagery and its use by the government and news media. She studied painting at L'Ecole Nationale des Beaux Arts, Paris and received her MFA from The City College of New York in 1991. Garnett has had two solo exhibitions at Debs & Co. NYC, the second of which was accompanied by a catalogue Rocket Science with essays by sci-fi writer Bruce Sterling and philosopher Manuel DeLanda. Her solo exhibition tentatively titled Rogue States will be presented at the gallery in fall 2003. Garnett organized the exhibition Night Vision that traveled to Illinois State University Galleries, White Columns and Central Michigan State University Gallery in 2002-03 and produced an accompanying catalogue with an essay by critic Tim Griffin. In 2000 she launched an online resource called The Bomb Project, a comprehensive atlas of nuclear-related links organized for artists that will be included in the forthcoming Internet Art (World of Art series) by Rachel Greene (Thames & Hudson 2003).