Joe Coleman News

The Congress of Curious Peoples Festival

Saturday, April 8, 2023
6:30 PM 8:00 PM

Live interview with author and sideshow historian D. B. Denholtz, as part of The Congress of Curious Peoples.

Coney Island USA 1208 Surf Avenue Brooklyn, NY, 11224

OAF Talk: Transgression and Taboo in Outsider Art

Jan 29, 2021 02:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Featuring Michael Bonesteel, a leading author and expert on Henry Darger, art dealer Marion Harris, who has brought the work of Morton Bartlett to international acclaim, and renowned artist Joe Coleman, this panel, moderated by critic and curator Carlo McCormick, will present a risky conversation on the outré within outsider art, and consider what place this kind of work now occupies in a body politic increasingly defined by a new social consciousness and sensitivity.

Joe Coleman Film Screening and Book Signing December 12

Thursday, December 12th 6 - 8 pm

Eight years in the making, How Dark My Love is a film that documents the story of artist and muse, at the core of which smolders an enduring love story between Joe Coleman and Whitney Ward, husband and wife of 20 years. Near complete, excerpts will be screened at the gallery for the first time followed by a book signing with the artist.


Joe Coleman and the Shadow Self will be on view through December 21st.

New York Night Train's 14th Annual Haunted Hop

On Halloween 2019 Joe will perform with King Khan and many others. More info:

Joe Coleman & The Shadow Self Celebration

New York Night Train and Scenic present

Joe Coleman and the Shadow Self Exhibition opens Oct 25

Joe's solo show at Andrew Edlin gallery opens October 25 and runs through December 7 2019.
This is the first Coleman exhibition in New York City in almost a decade and will feature new works.

More info HERE

Joe on Mike Safo podcast

Joe sat down with Mike Safo, host of the “Mike Safo” podcast and Joe's good friend, true-crime writer, Harold Schechter for a few drinks and a few laughs. It’s a long form conversational hangout podcast where he sits down with athletes, authors, celebs and fascinating people.


Outsider Art Fair, NY

Andrew Edlin Gallery will be presenting three paintings by Joe Coleman at the 2019 Outsider Art Fair in New York City.

The paintings are: Memories of a Sideshow Geek, Circus, and Adam Parfrey: A Feral Man in a Feral Land. The last is fresh off the easel.

Jonathan Shaw VIP book launch

Meet Jonathan Shaw and Joe Coleman at Jonathan's VIP book launch, The Slipper Room NYC Nov 1, 2018 more info HERE

Performace at Le Guess Who

Joe will perform as part of the Le Guess Who? performance series in November 2018 in Utrecht Holland.