Funny Money

About Josh

Pen Pals

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Funny Money is an ongoing project exploring the value of creative expression by "re-facing" real currency from the US and around the world. To date, Josh has created more than 150 Funny Money drawings that have been featured in two individual exhibitions and several group shows, as well as the cover of Cleveland Scene Magazine.  More info...

Josh is a Cleveland-based artist, writer, curator and art instructor. His work has been featured in over 100 local and regional group exhibitions since 2008. He teaches Cartooning classes at Orange Art Center and was previously Visual Arts Editor of Cleveland Scene Magazine and co-director of PopEye Gallery. more. Learn more...

Just four months after Funny Money, Josh collaborated with his close friend and Cleveland State classmate, Rachel Strongoli, and Swedish artist Daniel Andersson-Boe  aka (Semio) for Pen Pals, a collection of two dozen collaborations at Gallery One Sixty in Collinwood's Historic Waterloo Arts District. More info...