Joe Griffith lives and works in Tampa, FL. He received his BFA from Parsons School of Design/ New School for Social Research in 1994. Since 1995, theartist has shown projects nationally and internationally at institutions including the Tampa Museum of Art, Diverseworks ( Houston, TX), and Locust Projects (Miami, FL). In 1997, Griffith founded the research group and artist collective Experimental Skeleton, Inc. Projects with the group include Lotus Fire Sculptures ( 2000-2001) and Retinal A . In July 2005 Griffith founded Flight 19, an Experimental Skeleton project. Flight 19 operated (2005 -2009) as a curatorial laboratory in partnership with the city of Tampa and gained a reputation for cutting edge public exhibitions and collaborative programming.