Joe Tyler, Artist
27602 N. 151 Ave.
Surprise, AZ 85387
Phone: (623) 584-1552
Fax: (623) 584-4396
HONORS & AWARDS
2004 Art in Private Development Award, Elliot Corp. Center, City of Tempe
2003 Valley Forward, Art in Public Places. “Veterans War Memorial”
2001 Valley Forward Award, Art in Public Places,”Lizard Acres”
2000 Phoenix Business Journal Orchid Award/Public Art Transit Shelters/ “Sonoran Monsoon” and “Desert Moods”
2000 MAG Clean Air Award, “Elements” Transit Shelter
1997 New Times/Best of Phoenix Award/ Best Transit Shelters “Desert Moods” City of Scottsdale.
1997 Valley Forward Award of Merit Art in Public Places “Desert Moods” and “Sonoran Monsoon”
1997 Arizona Department of Transportation Friendly Facilities
Award: Bus shelters, City of Scottsdale “Desert Moods”
1996 Phoenix Business Journal Orchid Award Art in Public Places, Exterior Art: bus shelters, Interior Art: entrance gates to the Healing Garden, Good Samaratan Hospital
1996 Landscape Architecture Magazine Art in Public Places Award “Come Together”, “La Sombra”, and “Waiting for A Date”
1996 Valley Forward Crescordia Award Art in Public Places “Sonoran Silhouettes”
1995 Valley Forward Crescordia Award Art in Public Places “Come Together”
SELECTED EXHIBITIONS AND SHOWS
2012 Shemer Art Gallery outdoor sculpture garden
2012 Arizona Centennial Exhibition Tempe Center for the Arts
2004 Carefree, AZ., Shemer Art Gallery
2002 Mesa Childrens Art Museum, Mesa, AZ
2000 Shemer Art Gallery, Phoenix, Az.
2000 West Valley Fine Art Museum, Sun City, Az.
2000 Mesa Childrens Museum, Mesa, Az.
1997 Artisimo Gallery, Scottsdale, Az.
1995 Tsukuba Museum of Art, Ibaraki, Japan
1994 Artisimo Gallery, Scottsdale, Az.
1993 Gallery Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
1992 Wigwam Resort, Litchfield Park, Az.
1992 Chandler Center for the Arts, Chandler, Az.
1992 Art Walk, El Pedrigal, Scottsdale, Az.
1992 City of Tolleson Public Library, Tolleson, Az.
1992 West Valley Fine Arts, Litchfield Park, Az.
1992 Casa Grande Art Museum,Casa Grande, Az.
1991 Nelson Fine Srts Center, A.S.U.,Tempe,Az.
1989 Sun Cities Art Museum, Sun City, Az.
2009-2012 West Valley Art Museum Board of Trustees Member
1995-Present Professional Artist
1989-1995 Arizona State University Arboretum Director
1973-1988 Beardsley Nursery Owner/ General Manager
1972-1973 City of Tempe Parks and Recreation Department
1970-1972 Arizona State University Department of Horticulture
1968-1969 U.of AZ. Experimental Farm, Dept. of Horticulture
1972 Arizona State University, Bachelor of Science, Horticulture
1969 University of Arizona, Horticultural Studies
Collaborative and Public/ Private Projects
2013 Mercy Gilbert Hospital Healing Garden Memorial Sculpture
2013 Mid Western University Memorial Sculpture
2013 Mesa Community College 2 ea. Covered Pedestrian Bridges
2012 City of Peoria 6 Transit Shelters
2012 Thunderbird University of International Trade Memorial Sculpture
2012 City of Peoria, Historical District Bus Shelters
2012 Mesa Community College pedestrian Bridges/ Rose Garden Trellis
2012 City of Chandler AZ Centennial sculpture
2011 Banner Gateway MD Anderson Cancer Research Hospital lobby sculpture
2011 Buckeye Church Sanctuary Artwork
2011 City of Chandler Ornamental Iron Fence Historic District
2011 Oro Valley Retirement Residence
2011 Trinity Health Group Interior Tree Sculptures
2011 City of Tucson Modern Streetcar Transit Project
2011 Taylor Morrison Entry Feature & Entry Gates
2011 Trinity Health Care Gathering place sculpture corporate art
2010 Bridge Artistic Design, Peoria, AZ.
2010 Public Art for Miller Ranch Corporate Park, Tucson, AZ
2010 Sculptural Screen Wall, City of Casa Grande. AZ
2009 Sculptural Entry Feature, Tempe Hyatt Hotel, Tempe, AZ
2009 Gateway Entry Feature, Sanofi-Aventis Pharmaceutical Co, Oro Valley, AZ.
2009 Design Team for Centennial Park, City of Peoria, AZ
2009 Alwin House, Sculptural Entry Feature Signage, Phoenix, Az.
2009 Artistic Benches, Midwestern University, Glendale, AZ.
2008 Memorial Sculpture, Hansons’ Memorial Cemetery, Scottsdale, AZ
2008 Mercy Gilbert Hospital, Healing Garden Art, Gilbert,AZ.
2008 Fire Station #301 City of Surprise, AZ.
2007 Phx. Convention Center, Artistic Sign Enhancements, Phx. AZ.
2007 West Valley Art Museum, Ornamental Entry Gates, Surprise
2007 John C. Lincoln Hospital, Healing Garden Art, Phoenix, AZ.
2007 Gateway Entry Feature, City of Casa Grande, AZ.
2007 Lighted Entry Feature, Pulte Homes
2007 Entry Feature, Iasis Healthcare, Mountain Vista Med. Center, Mesa, AZ.
2007 Gateway Entry Feature/ Free-Standing Sculpture, Vistancia Botanical Garden, Surprise, AZ
2007 Entry Lights, Mountain Central Place, Phoenix, AZ
2006 Lighted Entry Feature, Del Webb, Sun City Festival, Surprise, AZ
2006 Entry Feature Gates, Sonoran Preserve, Scottsdale, AZ
2006 Entry Feature Phase II Power Market Place, Queen Creek, AZ
2006 Monument Sculpture and Cabana, South Mtn. Corp. Center, City of Tempe Art in Public Places
2006 Architectural Amenities, Blackstone Country Club at Vistancia, Peoria, AZ
2006 Entry Feature with seating and sculptures for Botanical Park at Vistancia, Peoria, AZ
2006 City of Phoenix Public Art Project Gateway to Historic Garfield Park, Phoenix, AZ
2005 Architectural Amenities,The Barn/Power Ranch Queen Creek AZ.
2005 Memorial Sculpture, Midwestern University, Glendale, AZ.
2005 City of Surprise, AZ Surprise Lake Park Sculpture
2005 Arizona Elm Award, Northern Arizona University
2005 City of Surprise, AZ Surprise Public Library Sculpture
2004 Entry Feature, City of Tempe, AZ Elliot Corporate Center
2004 Memorial Bench, Palace of the Governors, Santa Fe, N.M.
2004 Good Samaritan Hospital Employee Recognition Sculpture
2004 Rose Garden Pergola, Mesa Community College, Mesa, AZ.+
2004 Gateway Entry Feature/ Cross Creek Dev., Sedona, AZ.
2004 Apache Elementary School, Habitat Garden
2004 Entry feature, town of Queen Creek, AZ.
2004 The Pinnacle Gateway Entry Feature/gates/ El Paso, TX.
2004 Gateway Entry Feature, Surprise Town Center
2004 Rocks Resort, Monarch Development
2004 Sculptural Gazebo, city of Stockton, CA.
2004 Sculptural Transit Shelter, Mesa Community College
2004 Fire Station #77, city of Los Angeles
2003 City of Peoria, AZ design Team Rio Verde Park
2003 Town of Oro Valley-Lacanada Road Project
2002 Gateway Entry features, Westin Resort,Scottsdale, AZ
2002 Sculpted Benches, Midwestern University
2002 Gateway Entry Feature, Palmea, LaQuinta, Ca.
2002 The Learning Tree, 27th Av84. Wastewater Treatment Plant
2002 Desert Garden Park Sculptures ,city of Scottsdale
2002 Mayo Clinic Chapel Sculpture, Scottsdale
2002 City of Mesa, Fiesta Mall Transit Shelter
2002 Oro Valley Library, Town of Oro Valley, AZ
2001 City of Glendale, Veterans War Memorial
2001 City of Peoria, Windrose Park
2001 Perimeter Center sculptures, Hardison/Downing Const.
2000-2001 City of Phoenix, Gateway Project/Phx. Police Academy
2000-2001 City of Santa Fe,N.M.,Sculptural Transit Shelter
2000-2001 City of Phoenix Skyharbor Transit Shelters 4 each
2000 Pima County, Thornydale Road Improvement Project
2000 City of Tucson, Harrison Road Project
2000 City of Tucson, Patano Road Project
2000 City of Phoenix Fire Station #30 Gazebo
1999 City of Tucson Pima Street Improvement project
1999-2000 City of Yuma design team downtown development project
1999 Litchfield Park, five sculptural signs.
1999 Bus shelter,McClintock H.S., Tempe Az.”Sonoran Journey”.
1999 Entry feature gates, Bouldercrest at Troon Parade of Homes.
1998-1999 Pima, McDonald Dr. pedestrian, bike path , Scottsdale.
1998-1999 Eight large sculptures at Nordstrom’s Dept. Store.
1998 City of Chandler-Ramada Desert Breeze Park Sculptures.
1998 City of Tempe Adopt a Tree Kiosk Rio Salado Project
1998 Troon North, “Agave Americana” sculpture entry feature
1998 Historic Tucson County Courthouse, “Arbor Depot”, Tucson
1998 Entry Gates to Talus at Troon North, designed by Kris Floor
1998 Main Mall Renovation at Alhambra High School, Phoenix, Az.
1998 City of Yuma,”Century of Dreams” fountain/Sculpture, Yuma
1997 Entry Gates,Pinnacle Canyon Golf Course at Troon,Scottsdale
1997 Boulders Resort Entry Feature, “Ironwood”, Carefree, Az.
1997 Entry Gates, Desert Arboretum Park at A.S.U.
1997 Comfort Inn Hotel, “Salix Babylonica”,entry,Scottsdale, Az.
1996-1997 “Desert Moods” and “Sonoran Monsoon”, sculptural bus shelters for city of Scottsdale, Az.
1996 Healing Garden Gates for Good Samaratan Hospital,Phx.,AZ
1996 Two 38’ sculptures, Iohono Golf Resort, Japan
1995 “El Deseo”,Entrance feature,Boulders Resort, Carefree, Az.
1995 “Trovas”, sculpted gates for McDowell Mountain Ranch.
1995 “Come Together”, sculptural bus shelter, city of Tempe,AZ
1995 “La Sombra”,sculptural bus shelter, city of Tempe, AZ
1995 “Waiting for a Date”, bus shelter, city of Tempe.
1993 Entrance gates-Desert Botanical Garden, Phoenix, Az,
1993 “The Friendship Tree”, Sun City Del Webb, Las Vegas, Nevada.