Originally from the United States, Joshua Watts received his undergraduate degree from Bradley University and Master of Fine Arts at the University of South Dakota, with a concentration in Printmaking. His work has been featured in over 70 group and solo exhibitions across the United States and internationally in venues including Los Angeles, Chicago, New York, Venice, Portugal, Malaysia, and Dubai. Notable exhibitions include Colorprint USA, ISEA 2014, Art Dubai, Douro Printmaking Biennale, and the Southern Graphics Council Traveling Exhibition. Since 2008, Joshua Watts has been an Assistant Professor of Visual Arts at Zayed University in Dubai, UAE. Students in his Printmaking courses interact with the international art community through exchange portfolios each semester. Recent examples include Alberta College of Art and Design, West Virginia University, VCU Doha, and University of Hawaii at Hilo. Teaching a variety of courses in printmaking, mixed media and book structures, the sustained development of his own work continues while promoting the aesthetic, conceptual, and expressive growth of students in his courses and public workshops.