Joel Werring
Painter

Joel Werring is an American artist whose paintings and mixed media pieces explore the ways in which the past and its attendant memories can have a physical presence in our lives. Working from a personal archive of photographs, old movie stills, song lyrics, his own children’s drawings, and satellite images of neighborhoods he lived in as a child, Werring creates narrative works that blend personal memory, cultural history, and collective mythology.

Werring received his BA in Art Practice from the University of California at Berkeley and his MFA from the Yale School of Art. In 2003, he received the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship in Painting. He has taught extensively, and is currently Chair of the Fine Arts Department at FIT/ State University of New York. He lives and paints in Redding, Connecticut.

Joel Werring
Painter

Joel Werring is an American artist whose paintings and mixed media pieces explore the ways in which the past and its attendant memories can have a physical presence in our lives. Working from a personal archive of photographs, old movie stills, song lyrics, his own children’s drawings, and satellite images of neighborhoods he lived in as a child, Werring creates narrative works that blend personal memory, cultural history, and collective mythology.

Werring received his BA in Art Practice from the University of California at Berkeley and his MFA from the Yale School of Art. In 2003, he received the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship in Painting. He has taught extensively, and is currently Chair of the Fine Arts Department at FIT/ State University of New York. He lives and paints in Redding, Connecticut.

  • 13 Stories of War
    Publication
    Ukrainian Warchive
    International
    Welcome to the book release of 13 Stories of War, published by Ukrainian Warchive supported, among others, by the Hasselblad Foundation. In the book, The Ukrainian Warchive has brought together visual essays created by 13 Ukrainian photographers and artists responding to the profound impact of full-scale war on their country and its people since the Russian invasion in February 2022. (more…)