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Joe is a working commercial photographer, educator and artist. He has specialized in the photography of fine art and custom printing and has held the position of Photographer for the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco since 1988. He received a BA from the University of Minnesota in Literature and Music, an MA from Arizona State in Humanities and another Master of Arts from San Francisco State University in Studio Art (Photography). In addition he also teaches Digital Photography at Santa Rosa Junior College. Some of his commercial clients include Pixar Animation Studios, Chronicle Books, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, The Corcoran Gallery, McSweeneys, Antiques Magazine, Hewlett Packard, The Chicago Art Institute, Winterthur, and many other museums, collectors, galleries and individual artists.
Joe's personal artwork reflects interests in photography, printmaking and collage and the application of digital technology to the artistic process. His work has been exhibited nationally and internationally and is in the collections of The Stanford Art Museum, The Coos Bay Museum, Bank of America, the Ehrenfeld Collection, The MacNider Museum, The Goldyne Collection, AT&T, Pacific Telesis, and a number of other public and private collections.