faculty

Joseph Forbes, B.F.A.

Lecturer in Theatre Design/Technology (part-time)
Theatre Design/Technology Program
Conservatory of Theatre Arts

Tel.: (914) 251-6850
Fax: (914) 251-6838
Email: joseph.forbes@purchase.edu

Joseph Forbes, a member of United Scenic Artists Local 829 for more than 25 years, has worked extensively as a scenic artist in theatre, ballet, film, and television. He is the founder and owner of Scenic Art Studios, Inc., a scene painting shop responsible for one-third of the scenery produced on Broadway. He also co-founded The Studio and Forum of Scenic Arts to help teach the art of scenic painting to a new generation of theatrical artists.

Education
B.F.A., University of North Carolina, Greensboro
Studied with Lester Polokov in New York