Jimmy Joe Roche

Jimmy Joe Roche

Senior Lecturer

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Research Interests: Film production; video; performance; sculpture

Jimmy Joe Roche is an interdisciplinary artist whose work encompasses video, sculpture, and performance. Screenings of his work include the Royal Academy of Arts in London, Boston Institute of Contemporary Art, J. Paul Getty Museum, Rojo@Nova, and Museum of the Moving Image.

Roche has had five solo exhibitions in New York, Texas, and Colorado. His artwork is in the permanent collection at the Baltimore Museum of Art, where he participated in a two-person exhibit.

Roche has created commissioned work for Adult Swim, Dazed and Confused Magazine, Incubate Arts Festival, and Harvestworks. Numerous publications have featured his work including The New Museum's "Younger Than Jesus" Artist Directory. He is a long-time collaborator with the arts group Whamcity and electronic musician Dan Deacon.

Gavin, Francesca, 100 New Artists, Laurence King Publishing, August 2011

 Children of the Videodrome, Feature Article, Belio Magazine, Issue 32, 2010

 Gavin, Francesca. Freak Out, Dazed & Confused Magazine, Vol. II, Issue 78, October 2009

 Cornell, Lauren, Hoptman, Laura and Massimiliano, Giono. Younger Than Jesus: Artist Directory, Phaidon, 2009

 Gavin, Francesca. Hung & Drawn – Art: Jimmy Joe Roche, Dazed & Confused Magazine, Vol. II, Issue 64, August 2008

O’Sullivan, Michael. Modern or Retro? Let’s Call it a Draw. The Washington Post, Weekend: On Exhibit, August 22, 2008

 “Jimmy Joe Roche’s Bogus Trips,” www.beautifuldecay.com, August 1, 2008.

 Pak, Eudie. Colorful Connections, The Village Voice, Voice Choices, July 17, 2008

 McDowell, Robin. NYC Exhibition Review: Jimmy Joe Roche & Matthew McGuinness at RARE Gallery, www.artintheage.com, July 1, 2008.

McDowell, Robin. INTERVIEW: Jimmy Joe Roche on ULTIMATE REALITY, Dan Deacon, Lasers…And Everything Else In Between, www.artintheage.com, February 28, 2008.

 Hooper, Jessica. Dan Deacon & Jimmy Joe Roche, Chicago Reader, Arts & Entertainment, January 24, 2008

 Three questions with Dan Deacon (and one for Jimmy Joe Roche), www.latimesblogs.latimes.com/soundboard, January 17, 2008.

 C & D. Dan Deacon & Jimmy Joe Roche: Ultimate Reality DVD, Arthur Magazine, December 2007