Josh Callaghan (b. 1969, Doylestown, PA) holds an MFA in New Genres from the University of California, Los Angeles and a BA in Cultural Anthropology from the University of North Carolina Asheville. He has had solo exhibitions at Night Gallery, Los Angeles; Harmony Murphy Gallery, Los Angeles; Steve Turner Contemporary, Los Angeles; Haas & Fischer Gallery, Zurich; and Bank Gallery, Los Angeles. In the fall of 2021, Callaghan’s interactive public artwork Social Block was on view at Flatiron Plaza in New York City, presented as part of Armory Off-Site by the Armory Show with the New York City Department of Transportation and the Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership. In 2019, his work was on view in the group show Weather Report at the Aldrich Museum of Art, Ridgefield. Callaghan has been featured in group presentations with Current LA: Water, Public Art Biennale, Los Angeles; Vapegoat Rising, Arturo Bandini at Ballroom Marfa, TX; Made in Space, Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, New York; and Frieze Sculpture Park, New York. His work has been written about in publications including Art & Object, Hyperallergic, the Los Angeles Times, the New York Times, Interview Magazine, LA Weekly, and the San Francisco Chronicle. His previous academic appointments include Senior Lecturer in the Fine Arts Department at Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles. Callaghan lives and works in Los Angeles.