Joshua A. McDevitt (b. 1991) is a Washington based artist and the founder of Groovy Contemporary. He holds an MFA from The University of Iowa and has taught courses at Iowa, Baton Rouge Community College and Western Washington University. His practice, in addition to photography, includes appropriated objects, video and installation. By using the creative process as a means to reflect, Joshua’s work delves into memory and various themes of identity from sexual orientation to place and the definition of home.
Joshua has been featured on Aint-Bad Magazine's website, at the Society for Photographic Education conference and at Living Arts in Tulsa as part of the 4th Annual Combined Caucus Exhibition, Manifest Gallery for their 10th Annual MASTER PIECES exhibition, Tropical Contemporary, and held a solo exhibition at Clamp Light Artist Studios & Gallery in San Antonio in conjunction with the month long Fotoseptiembre USA photography festival. His exhibition, Orientation: Unsure, at Clamp Light was listed at number two in the San Antonio Current’s Our Top 10 Picks for Fotoseptiembre 2016.