Born in Brooklyn, New York, 22 February 1933
Joseph Raffael is living with his wife, Lannis Raffael in the South of France.

EDUCATION

1953-54 Attended Cooper Union, New York

1954 Summer Fellowship Yale-Norfolk School

1954-56 Attended Yale School of Fine Arts, BFA, studied with Josef Albers

1958-59 Fulbright Fellowship to Florence and Rome

Fine art watercolor master, Joseph Raffael as a Kid

Fine art watercolor master, Joseph Raffael in his youth

Fine art watercolor master, Joseph Raffael with Soleil and Spirit in his garden, portrait by Samuel Tisserand

Portrait of Fine art watercolor master, Joseph Raffael Nowadays, by Samuel Tisserand

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

1966 University of California, Davis

1967-69 School of Visual Arts, New York

1969 University of California, Berkeley, Summer

1969-74 California State University at Sacramento

PRIZES AND AWARDS

1975 Purchase Prize, Concours d'Antiques, Oakland Museum, California

1974 First Prize, Tokyo International Biennial, Japan

1960 Louis C. Tiffany Fellowship

Read Joseph's Autobiography on Nancy Hoffman Gallery's website

Nancy Hoffman Gallery
Joseph Raffael's Official Representative