Joe Fig received a BFA and a MFA from the School of Visual Arts in New York. His work explores the creative process and the spaces where art is made. His paintings, sculptures and photographs have been exhibited in national and international solo and group exhibitions and can be found in numerous museums and leading private collections. He worked as a professor at the School of Visual Arts, New York, New York; Lesley University, Art Institute of Boston, Massachusetts; and the University of Hartford, Hartford Art School, Connecticut. He was recently appointed Department Head of Fine Arts/Visual Studies at Ringling College of Art and Design.