Winnipeg, Canada

@joshtroach (instagram/tumblr/twitter)


2019 (prospective), MFA, Sculpture & Expanded Media, Illinois State University.

2011, BFA Honours, Sculpture, University of Manitoba.

Solo Exhibitions

2013, October, weenie, Gallery formally known as the Philosopher's Knoll, Banff, Alberta, Canada.

2011, September, Ham, Gallery of Student Art, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

2011, January, SMILES, The Edge Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

Group Exhibitions

2017, May, Try-outs!, The Man Cave Gallery, Normal, Illinois, USA.

2017, April, Student Annual Exhibition, University Galleries, Normal, Illinois, USA.

2017, February, You're Welcome To Come, New York Hilton Midtown, New York City, New York, USA.

2017, January, MFA Biennial, University Galleries, Normal, Illinois, USA.

2016, December, Hot Water, Slayer Gallery (online).

2015, August, Certain Critical Operations, Found in Fred, Fredericksburg, Virginia, USA.

2015, July, Do we ever really touch?, VCU Arts Building, Richmond, Virginia, USA.

2014, July, Bubble, C-SPACE Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada.

2012, November, The Undesirables, Graffiti Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

2012, September, Pickle, Frame Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

2012, July, Fresh Paint, New Construction, Art Mūr, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

2010, December, Durham Art Guild Juried Art Show, Durham Art Guild, Durham, North Carolina, USA.

2010, May, Coming Out, Ace Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

2010, April, SHER'n ROACHes, The Edge Galley, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

Artist Residencies & Programs

2015, June to July, “VCU Arts Summer Studio Program,” Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, USA.

2013, September to November, "Another World in the Studio," The Banff Centre, Banff, Alberta, Canada.

Video Game Projects

2016, December, FUCKHEAD,

2014, November, Peen Peen, A collaborative project with Ryan Melmoth,

2014, October, Shadenfroos,

2014, October, Psyche E, A collaborative project with Ryan Melmoth,


2017, Student Bursary Program, Manitoba Arts Council.

2017, Lila Wallace Reader's Digest Endowment Scholarship, University of Manitoba.

2017, Friends of the Arts Award, Illinois State University.

2016, Lila Wallace Reader's Digest Endowment Scholarship, University of Manitoba.

2015, Travel Professional Development Grant, Manitoba Arts Council.

2013, In the Memory of Keith Evans Endowment, The Banff Centre.

2013, Professional Development Grant Program for Artists, Winnipeg Arts Council.

2011, Cecil C. Richards Memorial Award, University of Manitoba.

2011, CPAM Public Sculpture Competition, University of Manitoba.


Colart Collection, Montreal, Quebec, Canada,


Enright, Robert, "The Undesirables: An Assemblage of Work by Emerging Winnipeg Artists." Border Crossings Magazine, Issue 125, March 2013.

Cochrane, Steven Leyden, "2012: All Winnipeg, all the time." The Winnipeg Free Press, December 27, 2012.

Cochrane, Steven Leyden, "No holds barred." The Winnipeg Free Press, November 15, 2012.

Passey, Kara, "Undesirables." The Manitoban, October 29, 2012

Art Spotlight, The Bulletin, October 13, 2011.

Cover Image (Wonder Light), The Manitoban, September 21, 2011.


2015, Chester, Permanent outdoor sculpture, University of Manitoba.

Co-founder & Inaugural President, The Sculpture Club, University of Manitoba..

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