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Joshua Kosker

  • Lecturer, Digital Fabrication & Design


MFA, Jewelry Design and Metalsmithing, Bowling Green State University
BFA, Jewelry and Metals, Indiana University of Pennsylvania


Joshua Kosker is a contemporary jeweler and visual artist. His work explores impermanence and counterintuitive methodologies, while examining craft, materiality, and the body. Joshua exhibits nationally and internationally, with his work recently published in several books including: New Brooches: 400+ Contemporary Jewelry DesignsTo the Point: Pin Mechanisms and Brooch Back Design; and Narrative Jewelry: Tales from the Toolbox. He received his MFA from Bowling Green State University and his BFA from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Joshua has participated in artist residencies at Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, and Touchstone Center for Crafts. In addition to his creative practice, he has held teaching appointments at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Bowling Green State University, and Indiana University-Bloomington.