Joey Bates (b. 1982, USA)

2005     Bachelor of Fine Arts, Kendall College of Art and Design, Grand Rapids, MI


Galerie Youn, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Select Solo Exhibitions

2019 Everything is Fleeting, Galerie Youn, Montreal.

2018 Joey Bates at Curtis Steiner, Curtis Steiner, Seattle.

2014     Of Marrow and Leaf, Ghost Gallery, Seattle.

2012    Portraits & Nudes, Make.Shift, Bellingham.

2011    Plication, Gage Academy of Art, Seattle.

Recent Explosions, Zeitgeist, Seattle.

2010    Works on Paper, Theater Schmeater, Seattle.

Greenery, Explosions, Water, and Blood at Assemble Gallery, Seattle.

2009 New Works, Some Space Gallery, Seattle.

Nudes, Zeitgeist, Seattle.

Posed, Velouria, Seattle.

2008    Memorepresentation, Joe Bar, Seattle.

Recent Works, Velouria, Seattle, WA

New Drawings and Paintings, Some Space Gallery, Seattle.

2007    Paintings of Polaroids, Black Front Gallery, Olympia.

People and Animals, Caffe Ladro of Lower Queen Anne, Seattle.

2006    Thousands of Lines, Caffe Ladro of Downtown, Seattle.

Select Works, Habitude of Ballard, Seattle.

2005    Layers, The Urban Institute of Contemporary Arts, Grand Rapids, MI

Select Group Exhibitions

2019 Art Toronto, Galerie Youn, Montreal.

Poison Garden, Antler Gallery, Porland.

Papier Art Fair, Galerie Youn, Montreal.

pa•per, Paradigm Gallery, Philadelphia.

2018    Black and Noir, Galerie Youn, Montreal.

Papier Art Fair, Galerie Youn, Montreal.

            30 Years Later, Galleries 1988, LA.

2017    Sensory Overload, Corey Helford Gallery, LA

2016    10th Anniversary Exhibition, Corey Helford Gallery, LA

    Charismatic Megafauna, Roq La Rue, Seattle.

            Out Of Sight, King Street Station, Seattle.

            Ex Libris: 100 Artists 100 Books, Axis Gallery, Seattle.

2013 The Seattle Sketchbook Show, Gage Academy of Art

            Hybrids & Other Strange Amalgamations, Seattle Art Museum Gallery, Seattle.

2012    Rest in Paper, Lundgren Monuments, Seattle.

            Small Voids, Multi Artist Installation, Seattle.

2011    The Matryoshka Show, Ghost Gallery, Seattle.

            Ecotone, Ghost Gallery, Seattle.

            Gallery 206, Multi Artist Installation, Seattle.

2010    Recent Works, Caffe Vita of Capitol Hill, Seattle.

            20/20, Burien Community Center, Burien.

2009    Sound, Light, Repeat at 20Twenty, Seattle.  

2008    The Macho Cheese Show, Joe Bar Café, Seattle.

2007    Water Wings, 20Twenty, Seattle.

2006    Distilled Spirit Gallery, San Francisco.

2005    Studio Excellence Award Show, Kendall College of Art and Design Gallery, Grand Rapids, MI

2015    Define Magazine, Issue #1 Define:Fear,

2012    Transparent Magazine, Issue #5, Japan,

2007    Rivet Magazine, Spot Illustration, Issue # 18, USA


Danielle Krysa “joey bates” The Jealous Curator, April 15, 2019

Samantha Quinn "The Process Behind the Piece: Joey Bates" Paper Artist Collective, July 17, 2016

Casey Webb "Interview with Cut Paper Artist Joey Bates" Jung Katz, March 31, 2016

Ann Martin “Cut Paper Relief - Joey Bates” All Things Paper, January 14, 2016

Zach Tutor “Joey Bates.” Supersonicart May 8, 2014

Andie Powers, “Favorite Friends Friday: Fine Artist, Joey Bates” Assemble Shop and Studio Blog, June 14, 2013

Siolo Thompson, “Joey Bates Iceland” Miroir Magazine, 2013

Tessa Hulls, “Joey Bates: Competence Over Concept” Redefine Magazine, April 23, 2012

Jeff Hamada, “Drawings by Joey Bates”, February 8, 2011