Jeffrey Joyal

Born 1988 in Boston, MA
Lives and works in New York, NY

  • Jeffrey Joyal, "Degenerate Cosplay", 2018, Silkscreen ink on G.I. wool blanket, steel tube, hardware, 48 x 36 inches, 121.9 x 91.4 cm JJ035
  • Jeffrey Joyal,"Funny Games," 2017, MDF, canvas, knockout carnival game piece, woodland tactical netting, fringe, trim, hardware, 28 x 26 x 6 1/2 inches, 71.1 x 66 x 16.5 cm
  • Jeffrey Joyal, “Untitled (Funny Games II)”, 2017, MDF, cotton fabric, knockout carnival game piece, woodland tactical netting, fringe, trim, hardware, 28 x 26 x 6 1/2 inches, 71.1 x 66 x 16.5 cm, JJ031
  • Jeffrey Joyal, "Leaky Tom", 2016, Found cot, latex, cotton, taxidermy turkey head, light bulb, electrical components, 16 x 77 1/2 x 30 inches, 40.6 x 196.9 x 76.2 cm, JJ016
  • Jeffrey Joyal, "Leaky Tom" (detail), JJ016
  • Installation view, Jeffrey Joyal, "Raze the Little Feelers," David Lewis, New York, 2016
  • Jeffrey Joyal, “Everlasting Ennui”, 2016, Found cot, latex, 23 x 77 1/2 x 27 inches, 58.4 x 196.9 x 68.6 cm, JJ027
  • Jeffrey Joyal, “Everlasting Ennui” (detail), JJ027
  • Jeffrey Joyal, “Poultry Revolt”, 2016, Found cot, silkscreen ink on cotton, 19 x 76 x 27 inches, 48.3 x 193 x 68.6 cm, JJ021
  • Jeffrey Joyal, "TOM 4," 2015, Taxidermy turkey head, lightbulb, mirrored paint, and electrical components, 16 1/2 x 6 inches, 41.9 x 15.2 cm
  • Jeffrey Joyal, "The Day is My Enemy," 2015, Vintage bar stool, lead paint, wood, variable AC Transformer, preserved sharybdis natator crab, electrical components, 20 x 39.25 x 20 inches, 50.8 x 99.69 x 50.8 xm
  • Jeffrey Joyal, "The Day is My Enemy" (detail), 2015

Solo Exhibitions

  • Jeffrey Joyal
    Raze the Little Feelers
    David Lewis, New York
    September 08—October 23, 2016

Group Exhibitions

  • The Assassination of Leon Trotsky
    James Beckett, Hans Bellmer, Willie Cole, Thornton Dial, Mary Beth Edelson, Leon Golub, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Todd Gray, Jeffrey Joyal, Megan Marrin, Nancy Spero, Manuel Solano, Paul Thek, Portia Zvavahara, David Wojnarowicz
    David Lewis, New York
    September 16—November 04, 2018
  • Eckhaus Latta: Possessed
    Jeffrey Joyal
    curated by Christopher Y. Lew,
    Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
    August 03—October 08, 2018
  • The Hard Facts on Tragedy in April
    Jeffrey Joyal
    Lomex, New York
    April 15—29, 2018
  • The Leftovers
    Jeffrey Joyal
    curated by Franklin Melendez & Romain Dauriac
    Simon Lee Gallery, New York
    May 03—June 10, 2017
  • Hütti
    Jeffrey Joyal
    An installation by Veit Laurent Kurz & Ben Schumacher
    MINI/Goethe-Institut Curatorial Residencies Ludlow 38
    April 09—May 07, 2017
  • Eric Schmid is an Idiot
    Alex Mackin Dolan, Jeffrey Joyal
    organized by Kavita B Schmid (Chicago) and What Pipeline (Detroit), hosted by Cave (Detroit)
    January 21—February 18, 2017
    Jeffrey Joyal
    Emalin, London
    January 14—February 11, 2017
  • Tre Amici
    Jeffrey Joyal
    Organized by Eleanor Cayre, Jacob King, and Alex Zachary
    Tre Amici Restaurant, Long Branch, NJ
    August 07—15, 2016
  • The Story of O(OO)
    Alex Mackin Dolan, Jared Madere, Jeffrey Joyal, Lucy Dodd, Lynn Randolph, Paul Laffoley
    David Lewis, New York
    April 28—June 28, 2015
  • The Bar at the End of the Night
    Alex Mackin Dolan, Greg Parma Smith, Jeffrey Joyal, Jared Madere, Viola Yeşiltaç, Charles Mayton, Israel Lund, Dawn Kasper
    David Lewis, New York
    January 30—February 24, 2015


  • Jeffrey Joyal
    Shop Talk: Making Sense of Eckhaus Latta at the Whitney
    Metropolis Magazine
    Anna Fixsen
    August 17, 2018
  • Jeffrey Joyal
    ‘The Leftovers’ at Simon Lee Gallery, New York
    June 2017
  • Jeffrey Joyal
    Jeffrey Joyal
    Maxwell Smith-Holmes
  • Jeffrey Joyal
    On shows in New York: Jeffrey Joyal at David Lewis, Marianna Vitale at Invisible-Exports, Calvin Marcus at Clearing, and Watteau at the Frick
    Andrew Russeth
    October 14, 2016
  • Jeffrey Joyal
    Jeffrey Joyal
    Maxwell Smith-Holmes
    October 01, 2016
  • Jared Madere, Lucy Dodd, Alex Mackin Dolan, Jeffrey Joyal
    The Story of O(OO)
    by Tobi Haslett
    May 07, 2015
  • Alex Mackin Dolan, Jeffrey Joyal, Lucy Dodd
    “The Story of O(OO)” at David Lewis
    Art in America
    April 28, 2015
  • Alex Mackin Dolan, Lucy Dodd, Jared Madere, Jeffrey Joyal
    Review: ‘The Story of O(OO)’ at David Lewis Gallery
    New York Times
    by Ken Johnson
    April 27, 2015
  • Jeffrey Joyal
    Waves Debuts at PAMM with Artists Physical Therapy, Gobby, and Jeffrey Joyal
    Nicole Martinez
    February 18, 2015


  • Jeffrey Joyal
    Archeopsychic Zero
    Illustrated by Gobby, Story by Jeffrey Joyal