Fictional Desires, 2017, multi-channel video, neon, and faux-fur installation (seen above right) installation view at The Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC
Image courtesy of The Young Affiliates of The Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC
joy tirade's artistic practice spans painting, experimental video, installation, and zine making. Her work creates connections between the history of painting, phenomenology, and feminist theory to explore the metaphysics of human emotion. joy tirade is a founding member of Neu Collective, an all-female, lens based, artist collective. She was previously a founding member of the all-female, artist collective, Subverbal Collective which was active 2016-2018.
joy holds an MFA in Studio Arts from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Previously, she graduated Phi Beta Kappa from University of Virginia, with Distinction and holds a BA in Studio Art and Art History.
joy tirade is internationally exhibited artist having shown at the Kamloops Art Gallery, in British Columbia, at Universitet i Oslo, Norway, Vilnius Academy of Arts, Lithuania, Ideas Block LT, Lithuania, and CICA in South Korea.
Regionally her work has been at The Mint Museum, The Ackland Art Museum, CAM, The Carrack, and LUMP projects in North Carolina. In Virginia, at The Garage, The Bridge PAI, WTVF/Radio IQ Gallery, New City Arts, Art Works Gallery, The IX Building, and Ruffin Gallery at University of Virginia.
Her work has also appeared at The Carnegie Visual and Performing Arts Center in Covington, Kentucky, Red Ink Studios in San Francisco, and at LACDA in Los Angeles.
joy tirade's work has appeared in several publications including, The Third Coast, The Virginia Literary Review, 3.7, Summmer, and in the Mildred Pierce zine. Recently her work was published by Routledge Press as a book cover. amzn.to/2p8ZYHU