Joseph Iorio

An abstract painter and union ironworker working in New York City, Iorio’s work explores the intersection of industry and art.

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Joseph Iorio (b. 1976, Teaneck, NJ) lives and paints in Fair Haven, NJ. He received his BA in English Literature from Lafayette College, (1998) and his MFA in Fine Arts from the School of Visual Arts, (2003).

He has exhibited his work at the School of Visual Arts, New York, NY, and at the Grossman Gallery on the campus of Lafayette College, Easton, PA. Iorio also received a Joan Mitchell MFA grant nomination in 2003.

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Ultimately, Iorio’s paintings are about more than just aesthetic beauty. They are a reflection of his personal experiences as an artist and an ironworker, and they speak to the complex relationship between art and industry in contemporary society.

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