Joseph Burwell was born in Iceland in 1970. He received a B.A. from The College of Charleston in South Carolina where he was awarded the Liberace Scholarship for the Creative and Performing Arts. Joseph was awarded a full scholarship in 1997 to study sculpture in the Graduate Program at Tulane University in New Orleans. He graduated in 1999 and taught as an Adjunct Professor at Tulane University and Loyola University before moving to New York City. In New York, he has participated in residencies at The Cooper Union and P.S. 122. He currently resides in Brooklyn. Joseph may be reached at

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