Josh Faught (b.1979, St. Louis, Missouri) lives and works in San Francisco, California. Faught is currently Assistant Professor at the California College of Arts in Oakland and San Francisco. Recent exhibitions include Touchstone, Koppe Astner Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland, OBJECTS Redux: How 50 Years Made Craft Contemporary. Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, Houston, TX, 2019, The Future of Craft Part I, Museum of Craft and Design, New York, NY, The Future of Craft Part II, Museum of Craft and Design, New York, NY, Bay Area Now 8, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA, Josh Faught and Kris Lemsalu, Sadie Coles HQ/Koppe Astner Gallery, London 2018, Trigger: Gender as a Tool and a Weapon, New Museum, New York, NY, Iconoclasts, Saatchi Gallery, London 2017.
Susannah Thompson, Josh Faught: I know I Came into this Room for a Reason, Art Review, January 9th 2015. Image: Courtesy Koppe Astner, Glasgow
Elissa Auther, Nation Building: Craft and Contemporary American Culture (London: Bloomsbury Press in cooperation with the Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum,), February 26th, 2015
Image: Courtesy Lisa Cooley, New York.
Jeanne Gerrity, Josh Faught: BE BOLD For What You Stand For, BE CAREFUL For What You Fall For, Art Practical, November 12th 2013
Photograph: Ian Reeves