Joe Ferriso grew up in Long Island, NY, and is a graduate of the Cooper Union, he moved to San Francisco in 2009. Working in multiple mediums and disciplines, his artwork explores the numerous uses of paint to excite and connect people. He is a recent graduate of the Stanford MFA program.



2018 - Stanford University, MFA Art Practice

2003 - The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, BFA


Solo Exhibitions

2018 – Cutaway at Gallery 16, San Francisco, CA

2017 - Recent Works at Park Life Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2015 - Ajar at Park Life Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2013 - The Partly at Mesa, San Francisco, CA

2011 - Superbities at Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2010 - I Used to Really Like Pablo Picasso at Heliopolis, Brooklyn, NY


Group Exhibitions


NY(G) Wall Space, Brooklyn, NY


Summer Survey at Traywick Contemporary, Berkeley, CA

Where here at Stanford Art Gallery, Stanford, CA

Rule no Rule at Embark Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Drift at Brilliant Champions, New York, NY

Fort Mason Firehouse at Sienna Patti Gallery, San Francisco, CA


Linchpin at Space 151, San Francisco, CA

Group Hang at The Lab, San Francisco, CA

NFS at Incline Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Hi5 at Coulter Gallery, Stanford, CA


Thing One Thing at Two One Grand Gallery, Portland, OR

Palette at Ampersand International Arts, San Francisco, CA

Meta Views at Phoenix Institute of Contemporary Art, Phoenix, AZ


The Battery, San Francisco, CA

10 Year Anniversary Benefit Auction at LA>< ART, Los Angeles, CA

Tomorrow at Hashimoto Contemporary, San Francisco, CA

Mesa Group Show at Land and Sea, Oakland, CA

Mesa in LA at Age of Art Multiples, Los Angeles, CA


Headlands Center for the Arts Benefit Art Auction (Anzfer Farms) at SOMARTS, San Francisco, CA

The Possibles (Anzfer Farms) at BAMPFA, Berkeley, CA

Kindling at Campfire Gallery, San Francisco, CA


In The Fold (Anzfer Farms) at The Popular Workshop, San Francisco, CA

Holz (Anzfer Farms) at Park Life Gallery, San Francisco, CA


Wall to Wall at Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Portions (Anzfer Farms) at Caesar Chavez Art Gallery, SFSU, San Francisco, CA


2019 - Real Time and Space, Oakland, CA

2018 - Cité International, Paris, France

2014 - Facebook A.I.R., Menlo Park, CA


2019 – Real Time & Space, Oakland

2019 – Stanford University

2018 – Stanford University

2017 - Art Academy at Oakland High School

2015 - University of California, Berkeley

2011 - (Anzfer Farms) City College of San Francisco

2010 - (Anzfer Farms) San Francisco State University

2006 - Universidad Pedagógica - Tegucigalpa, Honduras

2005 - Columbia University - NY