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Joey Borovicka
Springfield, MO

About the Artist

Joey Borovicka is a painter living in Springfield, Missouri. His work has shown in solo and group shows throughout the Midwest and appeared in the publication New American Paintings in 2010 and 2013. His current body of work deals with the theme of place. "I am interested in the experience of spaces, the way I am affected by them, and the way I misremember them. In paintings of interior space I am free to dwell, decorate, and fantasize. Inhabiting a space is a creative act. We fill the spaces around us with personal artifacts and arrange them through the patterns of our dwelling. Our homes …

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About the Artist

Joey Borovicka is a painter living in Springfield, Missouri. His work has shown in solo and group shows throughout the Midwest and appeared in the publication New American Paintings in 2010 and 2013. His current body of work deals with the theme of place. "I am interested in the experience of spaces, the way I am affected by them, and the way I misremember them. In paintings of interior space I am free to dwell, decorate, and fantasize. Inhabiting a space is a creative act. We fill the spaces around us with personal artifacts and arrange them through the patterns of our dwelling. Our homes become reflections of our inner selves. The living spaces depicted in my latest work are places of solitude and escape."

Artist’s Work

The world is my imagination
Joey borovicka

The World is My Imagination

By Joey Borovicka

The house shelters daydreaming
Joey borovicka

The House Shelters Daydreaming

By Joey Borovicka

Looking out
Joey borovicka

Looking Out

By Joey Borovicka

The summer we found the skulls
Joey borovicka

The Summer We Found the Skulls

By Joey Borovicka

The masterpiece
Joey borovicka

The Masterpiece

By Joey Borovicka

Arsenal
Joey borovicka

Arsenal

By Joey Borovicka

I am my own hiding place
Joey borovicka

I Am My Own Hiding Place

By Joey Borovicka

Props
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Props

By Joey Borovicka

Colleagues
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Colleagues

By Joey Borovicka

Discovery at the creek
Joey borovicka

Discovery at the Creek

By Joey Borovicka

Gonna leave this world for awhile
Joey borovicka

Gonna Leave this World for Awhile

By Joey Borovicka

The scientist 2
Joey borovicka

The Scientist

By Joey Borovicka

The loner 2
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The Loner

By Joey Borovicka

Selected Exhibitions

  • 55th Annual Delta Exhibition
    Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR, 2013
  • Life in Small Places, Narrow Crannies
    Good Girl Art Gallery, Springfield, MO, 2013
  • Knock Loud, I'm Home
    UMKC Gallery of Art, Kansas City, MO, 2013
  • MOAK 4 State Regional Exhibition
    Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, MO, 2012
  • 56th Mid-States Art Exhibition
    Evansville Museum, Evansville, IN, 2012

Press and Accolades

  • New American Paintings
    September 2013
  • New American Paintings
    September 2010
  • Interview with Joey Borovicka at MWCapacity.com
    December 2008

Education

  • Indiana University, MFA Painting
    Bloomington, IN,2008 
  • Missouri State University, BFA Painting
    Springfield, MO,2003