Joey Fauerso

Professor in the School of Art and Design at Texas State University



Presidential Seminar Award, Texas State University


Guggenheim Fellowship in the Fine Arts

MacDowell Fellowship, Peterborough, NH

Interlude Residency, Hudson, NY


Sustainable Arts Foundation Grant

Yaddo Residency, Saratoga Springs, NY


Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant for Painters and Sculptors


MIU Art Department Resident Artist, Fairfield, IA


Skaftfell Artist Residency, Seyðisfjörður, Iceland


Künstlerhaus Bethanien Residency, Berlin, Germany


REP Grant, Texas State University, San Marcos, TX


Open Sessions, The Drawing Center, NY, NY


Serie Project Residency, Austin, TX


Hotel Pupik, International Artists in Residence Grant, Schrattenberg, Austria


Korpulfsstadir Residency, Association of Icelandic Residencies, Reykjavik,


San Antonio Artist Foundation Grant


Golden Foundation Individual Artist Grant
ArtPace Travel Grant
Dallas Museum of Art Kimberough Fund Grant
Roswell Artist in Residence
Ucross Foundation Residency

Selected Solo Exhibitions and Two-Person Exhibitions


Bedroom Paintings, David Shelton Gallery, Houston, TX

Wrong. Marfa, TX


I Wish I Had a River, Galveston Art Center, Galveston, TX


Wait For It, New Mexico State University Art Museum, Las Cruces, NM

Now Paint Something Temporary, Western Exhibitions, Chicago, IL

Let Me Hear Your Body Talk, Joey Fauerso and Gyan Shrosbree, The Wrong Gallery, Marfa, TX

The Glass Cobra, kind of a small array, Magdalena, NM


Wait For It, Visual Arts Center, University of Texas, Austin, TX


Inside the Spider's Body, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, NE


Teardowns, Blue Star Contemporary, San Antonio, TX


Dig Three Tunnels, Testsite, Austin, TX


A Soft Opening, David Shelton Gallery, Houston, TX

Dog Hospital, Antenna Gallery, New Orleans, LA

Sites of Transformation, She Works Flexible, Houston, TX

The Moving Image Fair, represented by David Shelton Gallery, NY, NY


Natural History, Second Street Gallery, Charlottesville, VA


Act Natural, Western Exhibitions, Chicago, IL


Cling to Me, Clough-Hanson Gallery, Rhodes College, Memphis, TN, curated by Hamlett            Dobbins

Selected Group Exhibitions


Lucid Dreams, curated by Regine Basha, Shirley Project Space, Brooklyn, NY

Aurora Biennial, curated by Leslie Moody-Castro, Dallas, TX

Hotel Pupik Residency Benefit Exhibition, Schrattenberg, Austria

Fan of a Fan, C7 Gallery, San Antonio, TX


Waterways, Ruby City, San Antonio, TX, curated by Elyse Gonzales

House Party, Artspace, Wimberly, TX, curated by Jules Buck Jones

When the Stones Speak, Sala Diaz, San Antonio, TX

curated by Adonay Bermudez


NADA Fair, Western Exhibitions Gallery, Miami, FL

Locate-State of the Art 2020, Currier Museum of Art, Manchester, NH

Locate-State of the Art 2020, MOCA Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL

Locate-State of the Art 2020, Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, TX


Western Exhibitions Drawing Biennial, Western Exhibitions, Chicago, IL

Everyday, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX


Labor: Motherhood and Art, curated by Marisa Sage, New Mexico State University Art    Museum, Las Cruces, NM

State of the Art 2020, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, AR

Suffering From Realness, MASS MoCA, curated by Denise Markonish North Adams, MA

Tell Us Plainly What You Mean, Aquarius Studios, Brooklyn, NY

PostMadison, Arts and Literature Laboratory, Madison, WI

Unbounded, Central Features Contemporary, Albuquerque, NM
Landscapes, Portraits and Still Lifes, Dorf Gallery, Austin, TX

SET-An ongoing program of video screenings accompanied by live musical and sound performances
Museo de Arte Moderno Medellin, Medellin, Colombia
Lugar a Dudes, Cali, Colombia

Digits, Context, Art Fair, NY, NY, curated by Regine Basha   
Reclaimed by Nature, Blue Star Museum of Contemporary Art, San Antonio, TX, curated by Claudia Arozqueta
SET-An ongoing program of video screenings accompanied by live musical and sound performances
Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana / Unidad Lerma, Mexico          
Artpace, San Antonio, TX

Name It by Trying to Name It, The Drawing Center, NY, NY
Narrative Axis, Blue Star Contemporary Museum of Art, San Antonio, TX

Open Sessions 2, The Drawing Center, NY, NY 
Crossing the Line, Centro Cultural Border, Mexico City, Mexico
Parallel Myths, David Shelton Gallery, Houston, TX
Invasive Species: Landscapes by Justin Boyd, Adriana Corral, and Joey Fauerso, Artpace, San Antonio, TX
Miami Project, Represented by David Shelton Gallery, Miami, FL
The Great Poor Farm Experiment, Poor Farm, Manawa, WI

Bite Like a Kitty, CAM perennial, Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center, curated by Bill Arning San Antonio, TX

The Mobile Archive, The Israeli Center for Digital Art, an exhibition featuring a library of videos initiated in 2007 by the Israeli Center for Digital Art including videos from contemporary artists around the world. The Mobile Archive is currently traveling internationally with an emphasis on the Balkan, Middle Eastern, and European regions. International curated exhibition

Selected Bibliography


Rindfuss, Bryan, San Antonio Artist Joey Fauerso Celebrates a Prolific Decade with New Book, San Antonio Current, 1/29/24

You Destroy Every Special Thing I Make, Monograph with French and Michigan Press, 1/24/24

Wait For It, chap book with poet Jenny Browne, Ocotillo Editions


Tennant, Donna, Joey Fauerso at the Galveston Art Center, Art and Culture Texas, 12/5/2022

Snyder, Hills, A Conversation with Joey Fauerso on the Occasion of Her Exhibition 'Wait For IT', Glasstire, 8/2/2022

Zastudil, Nancy, Southwest Contemporary, Joey Fauerso-Wait For It, 7/12/2022

Klotzman, Lauren, Hyperallergic, Figuration and Fragmentation in Marfa, 4/12/2022

Jones, Darren, San Antonio and its Artists: The Polestars in a Vanguard of American Art And Labor, New Art Examiner, 1/10/22

Atwell, Wendy, Calling Cards, exhibition essay, Wrong Gallery, Marfa, TX


Keever, Erin, At UT's Visual Arts Center Two Shows Are Both Very Timely in Their Own Right, Sightlines

Wait For It, Glasstire Top Five, Glasstire

Browne, Jenny, "Wait For It' exhibition brochure, University of Texas

Dawkins, Chad, 'Everyday', exhibition catalog, Texas Tech University

Tennison, Olivia, 'Local exhibition, “Wait for It,” depicts human experience, emotion at the University of Texas', Hilltop Views


Coco Picard, Channeling the Nuances of Motherhood Into Art, Hyperallergic, April 29, 2020

Christina Rees, Let's Crash Together: Joey Fauerso and the Art of Shared Destruction, Glasstire, April 24, 2020

Nancy Zastudil, State of the Art 2020: San Antonio Artists at Crystal Bridges and the Momentary, Texas Art and Culture, February 18, 2020

Frank, Nicholas, Impermanence and Transcendence in Fauerso’s Teardowns at Blue Star Contemporary, Rivard Report, January 1, 2020

Atwell, Wendy, Joey Fauerso’s Creative Destruction, Glasstire, January 3, 2020


Rainer Unruh, Joey Fauerso, BE Magazine #26, 2019

Denise Markonish, Suffering From Realness, Prestel/Delmonico, 2019

Barbara Purcell, At Blue Star Contemporary, Reconstructed from the Deconstructed, Sight Lines, November, 7th, 2019

Debra Martin, Fall Shows Explore Creation, Destruction at Blue Star Contemporary, San Antonio Express News, October 14th, 2019

Annelyse Gelman, Dig Three Tunnels with Joey Fauerso and Neil Fauerso, Conflict of Interest, February 23rd, 2018

Nancy Zastudil, Texas Studio Joey Fauerso, Arts and Culture Texas, September 22, 2017

Betsy Huete, Joey Fauerso at David Shelton Gallery, Glasstire, November 11th, 2016
Wendy Weil Atwell, When Reduction Becomes Abundance, The Rivard Report, October 15th, 2016

David Rubin, ‘Joey Fauerso’s Improvisational Theater’ Glasstire, October, 19th, 2015
Jasmina Wellinghoff, ‘Art Speaks to the Human Experience’, San Antonio Woman, July’August 2015

Seth Orion Schwaiger, “Invasive Species: Landscape”, Arts and Culture Magazine (online), October 9th, 2014 

Geoff Smith, “Joey Fauerso at David Shelton Gallery”, Arts and Culture Magazine Texas, October, 2012
Kory Rogers, “To Become Day”, exhibition catalog essay, Villa Terrace Museum 
Chad Dawkins, “The Current of Drama”, exhibition catalog essay, Southwest School of Art

Nancy Wozny, “I’m Your Puppet”, CultureMap, July 29, 2011
Margaret Meehan, “Joey Fauerso at Box 13”, Glasstire, July 7th, 2011

Kelly Reeves, “Joey Fauerso Stole My Heart”, Gapers Block (, September 20th, 2010
Pedro Valez and Erik Wenzel, “Opening Weekend Review”, Chicago Art Review (
Abraham Ritchie, “Beyond the Funny”,  Artslant (, October 4th, 2010
Kate Green, “This is All Real”, Artlies, summer 2010
Anjali Gupta, “Fields and Monuments” exhibition catalog essay, Texas A&M International University
Wendy Atwell, “One For All”, Might Be Good, Issue #144, March 26, 2010
Michael Jay McClure, Exotic Matter, exhibition catalog essay

Victoria Cross, “Pleinarism”, Iceland Review, November 29, 2008
Hamlett Dobbins, Cling to Me, exhibition catalog, Clough-Hanson Gallery, Rhodes College, Memphis, TN

David Pagel, High 5: Emerging Art in America, exhibition catalog, CW Network Studios, Los Angeles, CA
Kelly Baum, “The Sirens’ Song”, Exhibition Catalog , ArtHouse, Austin, TX



University of Arizona, School of  Art, Tucson, AZ

University Presidential Seminar, Texas State University, San Marcos, TX

Ruby City, San Antonio, TX

Creative Mornings, Lake/Flato,  San Antonio, TX


Pratt Institute, New York, NY

Galveston Art Center, Galveston, TX


South Texas Museum of Art, as part of the exhibition State of the Art 2020 organized by Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Corpus Christi, TX


Visual Arts Center, University of Texas, Austin, TX

Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Omaha, NE


Blanton Museum of Art (online), Austin, TX

New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM


University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

TASA Conference, Southwest School of Art, San Antonio, TX


University of Houston, Houston, TX


Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany
Blue Star Museum of Art, San Antonio, TX
Artpace, San Antonio, TX


Open Sessions, The Drawing Center, New York, NY


Second Street Gallery, Charlottesville, VA
Ripon College, Ripon, WI


San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, TX
Southwest School of Art, San Antonio, TX


Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT
“Open Engagement”, featured panelist, Portland State University, Portland, OR


Parsons University, Paris, France
Hotel Pupik, international artists in residence grant, Schrattenberg, Austria
Trinity University, San Antonio, TX


Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, TX

New Mexico State University Museum of Art, Ls Cruces, NM

McNay Museum of Art, San Antonio, TX

San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, TX

Prudential Art Collection

Frost Tower Collection, San Antonio, TX

Ruby City Museum, San Antonio, TX


University of Wisconsin-Madison, M.F.A. 
University of Iowa-Iowa City, B.F.A