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Joseph Allen Popp has been working in the arts for over 36 years as both a performing and a visual artist. For 15 years he has worked with
the Erie Art Museum in the capacity of Frame Shop manager, framer and preparer; mounting exhibits and creating new and innovative
ways to showcase both the Erie Art Museum’s collection, as well as traveling and visiting exhibitions. Joseph actively pursues learning
new techniques in the field of conservation of artifacts and especially of works on paper. As a Museum instructor he teaches the Museum’
s framing class at the Erie Art Museum Frame Shop. The work Joseph has done over the past decade has helped to make the Erie Art
Museum Frame Shop Gallery a valuable resource to the local art community.
In 2003 Joseph presented the exhibit “Joseph Allen Popp’s Weirdo Theatre—images from beyond reality” which consisted of 16 new
digital images. Joseph’s work was also included by juror James Yood in The Erie Art Museum’s 80th Annual Spring Show. In 2004 Joseph
was responsible for one of the LeapFrog public art sculptures—“Amphibious Acoustician,” parts of which are featured in this online
exhibit. Joseph was voted in as a member of the Northwestern Pennsylvania Artist’s Association (NPAA) in 2004. He has currently
exhibited with this organization at the Meadville Council of the Arts Gallery, and at the Prince Street Gallery in New York City.
Joseph’s current performing arts project “Joseph Allen Popp's Weirdo Theatre” is an interdisciplinary performance troupe in which he
plays guitar and self-made instruments in collaboration with some of the region’s professional dancers, musicians and actors to create a
new mixture of dramatic musical theatre. Their 2004 CD release “I Spy the Hootzpah” is available at www.cdbaby.com.
For more information on Joseph's music and to hear one of his original solo recordings or a piece by Joseph Allen Popp’s Weirdo
Theatre, visit www.Playerie.com.
You may contact the artist through the Erie Art Museum Frame Shop, 423 State Street, Erie PA, (814) 459-5477 or by email at
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