josh graupera

Artistic Discipline: Community-engaged practice, painting, screen printing, socially-engaged process
Contact: www.joshgraupera.com
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. 

Education:
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, 2016
BFA Millersville University of Pennsylvania, 2014

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