The child of an artist and an architect, Joel was naturally drawn to the creative world and menthol cigarettes
Friends and Family - Zahzo Gallery, Manhattan, NYC 2012
Astoria Music Now - Public Sculptures, Astoria Park, NYC 2010
NYC DOT – Public Art Commission, Pulaski Bridge Installation, NYC 2009
Fixings - Subdivision Art, NYC 2009
Light At the End of the Midtown Tunnel - Subdivision Art, NYC 2008
Queens Produce - Subdivision Art, NYC 2007
Scope Art Fair - Miami, Florida 2012
Thwart - AmDC, Brooklyn, NYC 2012
Untitled - Aris Building, Queens, NYC 2012
GLAAD OUT Auction – NYC 2009 (Winner Best Emerging Artist)
The Future Perfect Editions - NYC 2009
Runway Show - Jewelry, Fashion Week, NYC 2009 (Spring and Fall)
Runway Show - Jewelry, Fashion Week, NYC 2008 (Winter)
Summer Stage - Henri Bendel Fifth Ave., NY, NY 2006
Voisard Studio: LIC, NY 01/05-Present
Design and fabricate one of a kind sustainable furniture, lighting, sculptures and accessories. Selling throughout NYC and Los Angeles.
Participant in Design Week NYC 2006/2012. Participant Summer Stage 2006 Henry Bendel Fifth Ave. Featured In New York Times, May 2007, Pulse 2006 and LA Times 2009.
Highlighted on numerous blogs including Core 77, Mocoloco and Design Sponge.
Subdivision Art/Boutique: LIC, NY 2007-2009
POP and packaging designer for mass markets including Martha Stewart, Lowes, Target, Walmart and Sears. Developed and designed textile repeats, graphics and embroidery.
Te Casan: New York, NY 2006-2007
Developed, designed and constructed front windows/in store visual displays for flagship Soho store.
Developed, designed and manufactured a complete line of house wares, including lamps, vases, votives, trays and placemats.
Incorporated one of a kind silk and paper fabrics. Fabrics were also used by Calvin Klein and Donna Karan.
Assisted in the design and execution of a line of handbags, scarves and accessories made of various materials, including rickshaw vinyl, distressed leather and Himalayan wool.
Designed, constructed and merchandised all products for trade shows and exhibitions.
Industrial Design Masters Program, Product Design Focus