Name: Joshua Kosker
Location: Seneca PA, UNITED STATES
Joshua Kosker is an artist based in western Pennsylvania whose practice is rooted in contemporary craft and body adornment. Driven by an underlying interest in the physical, tactile memory of material, Josh uses common materials and everyday artifacts to create one-off art jewelry and objects. A recipient of the Ethical Metalsmiths Emerging Artist Award in 2014, his work has been widely exhibited in the US and has recently been featured in several notable publications, including American Craft magazine and "Shifting Sites" the 2016 Metalsmith Magazine Juried Exhibition in Print. Josh received his MFA in Jewelry and Metalsmithing from Bowling Green State University and earned a BFA in Studio Art with a specialization in Jewelry and Metals from Indiana University of Pennsylvania where he is currently an Assistant Professor of Art.