Joseph was born in New York and is currently living in Seattle, Washington. He received his BFA with a concentration in Photography in 2001 from The State University of New York (SUNY), Purchase College.



2013 Concrete and Barbed Wire - Velouria Boutique & Gallery Seattle, Washington

2013 Concrete and Barbed Wire - Heartland Gallery and Performance Space Seattle, Washington

2010 Live in the Pacific Northwest - Hollow Earth Radio Seattle, Washington

2006 Color Photography - Caffe Bella Seattle, Washington

2001 Introducing Joseph P. Traina - Antrim Playhouse Wesly Hills, New York



2009 Pull This: Summer Printmaking Exhibition (w/ Dennis Raines, Marcie Myrick and Elise Lindborg) ARTSWEST Seattle, Washington

2007 Dearborn on Woodland / Windows Art Gallery (w/ Rosa Lazzarini) Seattle, Washington

2006 Seattle Slideluck III (organized by Shannon Welles and hosted by Jed Dunkerley) Pravda Studios Seattle, Washington

2006 Dearborn House (w/ Davis Confused and Shana Cleveland) Seattle, Washington

2005 Members’ Exhibition (Juror: Marita Holdaway) Photographic Center Northwest Seattle, Washington

2005 Capitol Hill Internet Cafe (w/ Steven Holden) Seattle, Washington

2001 SUNY Purchase Senior Art Exhibit Purchase, New York

2000 3rd Annual Postcard from the Edge (Visual AIDS Benefit) Andrew Kreps Gallery New York, New York

1998 93South Juried Group Exhibition (Juror G. Bobby Jones) Nyack, New York

1997 Figure Drawing Group Show Edward Hopper House Nyack, New York



2005 Third Place in Annual Juried Photography Exhibition, Photographic Center Northwest Seattle, Washington

2001 J. Salderelli Memorial Award for Achievement in Photography Purchase College, Purchase, New York

1997 Natalie Burd Photography Scholarship, Rockland Community College Suffern, New York


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