Josh Warren is an artist based in San Francisco since 1990.

Born in Massachusetts in 1970.

Received a BFA in interdisciplinary studies at San Francisco Art Institute in 1998.


2023 "de Young Open" de Young Museum of San Francisco
San Francisco, CA.

2023 "Salon de Refuses" Four Chicken Gallery
San Francisco, CA.

2023 "Black & White" SF Women Artists Gallery
San Francisco, CA.

2021-2022 "Small Works" Group show
Art Works Downtown, San Raphael, CA
Juror: Jack Fischer
Director of Jack Fischer Gallery
San Francisco, CA

2021 “An Argument for Telepathy“ shown at Analog gallery in the
/Backspace/gallery. San Francisco, CA

2021 “Patterns & Symmetry” SF Women Artists Gallery
San Francisco, CA.
Juror: Hillary Olcott, Associate Curator
Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas,
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
de Young \ Legion of Honor

2021 “The Pleasure of Color” Group show
Art Works Downtown, San Raphael, CA

2018 “Artspan San Francisco Open Studios”
San Francisco, CA

2011 “Cellular” Solo show
Firehorse/ Lower Haight Artwalk, San Francisco, CA

2011 “Hearts Across the Pacific” Group show
Cyclone Space, San Francisco, CA

2010-2011 “Shadowshop” Group show
SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA

2009 ”UNrepresented” Group show
William Shearborn Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

2008 ”Goodbipolaroid” Solo show
D-Structure, San Francisco, CA

2008 ”Curbside Guardians” Solo show
Candy Store Collective, San Francisco, CA

2008 ”Talking Heads” Group show
303 Contemporary Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

2008 ”Artful Change” Group show
Cell Space Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2007 “Off the Wall” Group show
Varnish Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2007 ”New Art” Group show
Metro SCENE Space, East Lansing, MI

2007 “Opening Exhibition” Group show
Underground Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

2005 ”Rust & Decay II” Solo show
Walzwerk, San Francisco, CA

2004 ”Fired Sale” DIY Solo show
MadCapp Studios, San Francisco, CA

2003 ”50 under 50” Group show
AJAX Brown Bag Collective, San Francisco, CA

2003 2 person show with Mark Korns
Sweeties, San Francisco, CA

2003 ”Your Title Here” 2 person show
Melting Point Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1998 “Touching Permitted” Final undergrad show.
Diego Rivera Gallery, SFAI San Francisco, CA

Art Related Jobs

2016-2018 Part time art handler and installer with Marden Fine Art services, SF

2007-2010 Artist Assistant / Fabricator for Phil Ross
Helped construct “The Garden of the Forking Paths” at the Oxbow school, Napa, CA
Helped to construct mycological bricks for his mushroom houses.
Helped teach workshops at Critter/ Studio for Urban Projects “Cardboard City” and “Build Your Own Still”
Guest speaker at his sculpture class at USF on mold making and casting.

2010 Guest speaker for Monica Martinez’s life casting class at SFAI

2008 Assistant to Albert DiCruttalo, the fabricator for Bruce Beasley, Oakland, CA

Have done gallery prep work for the Cantor Center for the Arts, Southern Exposure, and for Charlie James gallery (LA)

Stanford Sleep Disorders Clinic (2009)
Alembic Restaurant (2007)
John Wheatman Interiors(2006)