MFA, Studio Art, SUNY Buffalo
MFA, Creative Writing, The University of Iowa
BA, Hobart College
Joshua Unikel works at the intersection of design and creative writing, focusing on graphic design and the literary essay. He has shown at CICA Museum (South Korea), Aether Gallery (Bulgaria), Griffith University Art Gallery (Australia), Sofia Art Week 2019 (Bulgaria), DesignPhiladelphia, the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit and Lawndale Art Center. He is the co-editor of “No Quo: Attempts”(DesignInquiry Press, 2017) and “Beyond Category”(Hobart and William Smith Colleges Press, 2015). His work has been published in Western Humanities Review, The Collagist, Tupelo Quarterly, The Journal, Sonora Review, [PANK], TriQuarterly, The Essay Review, Fugue, The Normal School, Essay Dailyand other national journals. Unikel also serves as a contributing editor of Seneca Review.
He has been a residency and fellowship recipient at DesignInquiry, an artist-in-residence at the Open Book Workshop and a speaker at AIGA Pittsburgh, the AIGA Design Educators Conference, Association of Writers & Writing Programs (AWP), NonfictioNOW, Oberlin College, Michigan State University, the University of Oregon and Stony Brook Manhattan.
He holds an M.F.A. in studio art from SUNY Buffalo, an M.F.A. in creative writing from The University of Iowa and a B.A. from Hobart College.