Cartographer, artist, alpinist, and master of semicoherence, Joey Favino’s personality shines through his odd take on painting.
Based on geography, Joey completely divorces landforms from any mapping data, leaving the viewer with only their shapes to contemplate. Are they representational or abstract? Take your pick.
Having lived places as varied as Idaho, Maui, and the Hudson Highlands (with easy access to The Gunks), and having stayed with friends as far away as Kazakhstan and The Cape of Good Hope, he now thrives in Cedar City, Utah, U.S.A.
The forty-something-year-old sums it up succinctly: “Geography is destiny”.