Joseph Patrick received a B.F.A. degree from the University of Georgia and an M.F.A. degree from the University of Colorado-Boulder. He received an Iowa Arts Council Grant for a traveling exhibition of drawings and paintings. His solo exhibitions exceed 50 and include O.K. Harris Gallery, New York City; Zimmerman/Saturn Gallery, Nashville, Tenn.; Iowa Wesleyan College, Mt. Pleasant, Iowa; Coe College, Cedar Rapids, Iowa; Friends Gallery, Minneapolis, Minn.; Olson/Larsen Gallery, Des Moines, Iowa; O.K. South Gallery, Miami, Fla.; and Museo de Oaxaca, Mexico.