JOSHUA SPIVACK

Artist

Born October 10, 1982

EDUCATION 

2005 School Of The Museum Of Fine Arts, Boston Massachusetts

EXHIBITIONS & PERFORMANCE 

2020 "Abstract Visions" Solo show in Beacon, New York

2016 Solo exhibit in Aspö, Sweden 

2015 "The Rise Of Sneaker Culture" featuring a sneaker by Joshua "Wisdumb" Spivack at The Brooklyn Museum in Brooklyn, New York (Traveling sneaker museum exhibition) 

2014 Joshua Spivack solo show at Slice of Life Gallery in Malmö, Sweden

2013 "Connecting The Motion Of Ideas" Joshua "Wisdumb" Spivack solo show at Gallery 360 in Boston, Massachusetts

2013 "Out of the Box Exhibition" featuring sneaker by Joshua "Wisdumb" Spivack at The Bata Shoe Museum in Toronto, Canada (Traveling sneaker museum exhibition)

2009 "Inkcronization" at Grand in Somerville, Massachusetts  

2005 Sneaker Pimps New York World Touring custom sneaker, hip-hop, & street art culture exhibition - Featured: live painting performance & custom designed sneakers - Manhattan, New York Sneaker Pimps and Boston Massachusetts

CORPORATE COMMISSIONS  

2005 HELIO/ALT TERRAIN 30’x 30’ mural for HELIO mobile phone guerrilla marketing campaign - SOWA Art District, Boston Massachusetts 

2004 New Balance Athletic Shoe Inc. & Joshua "Wisdumb" Spivack Collaboration: custom design for 1st edition of New Balance limited release “Artist Series” sneaker collections (Joshua "Wisdumb" Spivack NB 574 AE)

PRINT PUBLICATIONS & TELEVISED APPEARANCES 

2015 Out Of The Box: The Rise Of Sneaker Culture 

NY: American Federation Of The Arts p 217 

2014 Aug.17 Claren, Ulf. "Fran Sneakers till herr och fur Obama" Swedish Newspaper Interview SYDSVENSKAN 

2010 McQuaid, Cate. “They play with light and glass: Making A Splash” Double Vision exhibition review The Boston Globe Arts & Entertainment 

Sep. 15th 2009 Liu, Franklin W. “Natural World” Artscope: New England’s Culture Magazine Volume 4 Issue 2 May-June p 24 

2008 Documentary “Sneaker Confidential” sneaker art culture, personal Interview CBC-TV Mar. 13th www.cbc.ca/documentaries/confidential/sneaker.html 

Intercity. Art & Sole: Contemporary Sneaker Art & Design London: Laurence King Publishing Ltd. Print. p 23 

MAKI. Custom Kicks: Personalized Footwear. London: Laurence King Publishing Ltd. Print. p 37 2006 Hundly, Jessica. “Sound & Vision” HELIO Magazine Premiere Issue Spring p 42 

Phillips, Tracy. “Alumni News” Art Matters: School Of The Museum Of Fine Arts Boston Fall 2005 “The Chronicle” Interview ABC WCBV-TV Dodero, Camille. 

“ID Check: Sneaker Pimp” Interview The Boston Phoenix Nov. 4th p 9 Healy, Patrick Gerard “Boston Uncommon: Face Maker” photograph & interview (personal artwork pictured: Untitled. 2005) Boston Globe Magazine Nov. 13th p 9