Joe Bova was born in 1941 in Houston, Texas. He is an artist and educator currently living and working in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
MA, University of New Mexico; Albuquerque, NM (1969)
BFA, University of Houston; Houston, TX (1967)
Assistant Professor, Nicholls State University; Thibodaux, LA (1969-1971)
Professor of Art Emeritus, Louisiana State University; Baton Rouge, LA (active 1971-1990)
Professor (Director, 1990-1997 and 2006-2007) Ohio University; Athens, OH (active 1990-2007)
Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art Fellowship (1980)
SAF/NEA Fellowship (1985)
International Ceramics Studio Fellowship; Kecskemet, Hungary (2004)
Fulbright Award to the National College of Art and Design; Dublin, Ireland (2011)
Bova participated in a collaborative print project at Normal Editions Workshop in the School of Art at Illinois State University in 1981.
Ghost Cat is included in the Marks from the Matrix traveling exhibition available from Normal Editions Workshop.