Discipline: Visual Art – painting

Joey Fauerso

Discipline: Visual Art – painting
Region: San Antonio, TX
MacDowell Fellowships: 2022

Joey Fauerso is an artist and professor in the School of Art and Design at Texas State University. Her work consists mostly of painting, video, installation, and performance addressing issues of gender, humor, and family. During her time at MacDowell Fauerso worked on new mono prints to be incorporated into an ongoing animation project as well as a monograph of her work to be published by French and Michigan Press in the fall of 2022. Recently her work has been exhibited at the Visual Arts Center at the University of Texas, Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, MASS MoCA, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, the Drawing Center in New York, and New Mexico State University Art Museum. Fauerso has been the recipient of multiple grants and residencies, including a 2022 Guggenheim Fellowship, a 2020 Joan Mitchell Grant for Painters and Sculptors, a 2021 Sustainable Arts Foundation grant, the Open Sessions residency at The Drawing Center in New York, the Golden Foundation Grant, Dallas Museum of Art Kimberough Grant, the RAIR artist in residence grant, Yaddo, MacDowell, and Kunstlerhaus Bethanien in Berlin. She lives with her family in San Antonio.



Joey Fauerso worked in the Firth studio.

Originally a working barn perched atop the namesake hill of Hillcrest Farm, this building was converted to serve the arts in 1956. A grand set of windows was installed to make the large interior suitable for visual artists, bringing in abundant natural light from the north. The addition of a screened porch and accessible entrance ramp…

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