Joseph Lupo is currently a Professor of Art and Coordinator of Graduate Studies at West Virginia University. He received his BFA from Bradley University and his MFA from the University of Georgia. His work has been featured at the International Print Center of New York, The Contemporary Art Workshop in Chicago, the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, the Indianapolis Art Center, and The Contemporary Art Center in Atlanta. His work has been shown internationally in Italy, Portugal, and Denmark. Joseph’s work is included in various permanent collections including the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at Duke University, the Denver Art Museum, the Museum of Texas Tech University, the Spencer Museum of Art, and the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum. He was interviewed for various podcasts including “Hello Print Friend”, “Tell Me Something I Don’t Know”, and the “Printeresting” and “Reflections on Color and Printmaking” online print-centric journals.
Joseph served on the Executive Board of SGC International from 2006-2012, and served as the president from 2008-2010. He has received multiple awards and grants for his work as an academic including the “Honorary Member of the Council” award from SGCI (2014), “BIG XII Faculty Fellowship” (2013), “WVU Senate Research Grant” (2008, 09, 17), “Excellence in Teaching” (2015), “Excellence in Service” (2014) and “Excellence in Research” (2013) awards from the WVU College of Creative Arts. From 2018-21 he was named the J. Bernard Schultz Endowed Professor in Art at WVU.
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