Joshua Petker (b. 1979, Los Angeles, CA., lives and works in Los Angeles, CA) received his BA from The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA and his MFA from The California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA. He has studied under Tom Lawson, Charles Gaines, Sam Durant and Harry Dodge. He has had held solo exhibitions at ASHES/ASHES, Los Angeles, and Monte Vista Projects, Los Angeles. Petker’s work has been written about by Christopher Knight in the Los Angeles Times.