One 2 One, The Bret Llewellyn Art Gallery at Alfred State College, Alfred, NY
Away From Keyboard, (collaboration with Kristin Lucas), Postmasters Gallery, New York
Play: In three Acts, Beal Center
for art and Technology, UC Irvine, CA
December – Playstation, Postmasters Gallery, New York
December – Tricked, CultureFix, New York
August - Opening Reception, CultureFix, New York
June - Woodstock Digital Media Festival, Co-director, Woodstock Vermont
June - Spiral Bound: notebooks by artists from New York and San Diego, National University, San Diego
November - Joe McKay, Pari Nadimi Gallery, Toronto, Solo show
October BigTime, Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley CA,
September "The Future Is Not What Is Used To Be" at Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, Poland
Feb - Matt and Jude Bowl, More than Super, Queens New York
June - MADE IN INTERNET, ARTBOOM festival, Krakow, Poland
Feb 28 - "the future is not what it used to be" Postmasters Gallery, NEw York
Feb 3 - "Aesthetics of Gaming", PACE University
Spring - "Realtime", online Rhizome commission.
Sept 7 – Oct 7 "Loss of Signal" VertexList
, Brooklyn, NY. (Solo Show)
April 18 " 8-bit
screening, and Big Ups demonstration", PFA, Berkeley CA
April 30 "The return of Balance" (with Greg Niemeyer
), The Falaki Gallery, Cairo, Egypt
May 18 "Fermata", Berkeley Art Museum
, Berkeley CA,
September "The Golden Hour", Gigantic Art Space
, New York
August "NextNew 2006 : Art and Technology" ICA
, San Jose, CA,
July "Six Outdoor Projects at LIU", Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY
June "Code Residue", VertexList, Brooklyn, NY
May "Iam5" Parkers Box International Art Fair, Brooklyn, NY
April "robo-performance", Artists' television access
, San Francisco
March screening of "The Color Game" at the Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley
Nov "Game Overature II" Color Game (interactive computer installation)
July "The Infinite Fill Show" Foxy Production, New York, NY
July "Presence of Light" Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, NY
Mar "Color Game" WeeWerks, Toronto, Ont.
Jan "Loading", Vertex List, New York, (Solo Show)
Nov "ZKM", Robots No Follow (video), Karlsruhe, Germany.
June "Outpost", Smack Mellon Gallery, New York,
June "Radiator Festival" Robots No Follow (video), Nottingham, England
Feb "transmediale.o3", Robots No Follow (video) Berlin, Germany.
Feb "Animations", Everything's Coming Up Roses (video), Kunstwerk Berlin, Germany.
Oct "Prosthesis", collaboration with Matt Freedman, im n iL Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.
Oct "Animations", Everything's Coming Up Roses (video), P.S.1 Contemporary Art, LIC, NY.
Oct "The Electric Donut", Joe McKay and Kristin Lucas, Gallery 400, UIC, Chicago, IL. (solo show)
July "The Electric Donut", Joe McKay and Kristin Lucas, New Museum of Contemporary Art, Media Z Lounge, NY, NY. (solo show)
May "Whitney Independent Study Program, Year End Show", (kinetic sculptures, performance)
Jan "Stand Clear" (sound installation), Elevator, Art in General, NY.
Nov Simulcast Convention 2000: New York, computer and video performance, Collaboration with Kristin Lucas, Sally McKay, Tim Hirzel, and DJ Mr. E, Postmasters Gallery, NY, NY.
Sept "Proposals from Halifax", One week in October, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa
June "Church of What's Happenin' Now", Simulcast Convention 2000: Columbus, collaboration with Kristin Lucas and Sally McKay, Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH.
May "May Show", Project Space, Sculpture Center, New York (solo show)
May "Joe McKay / Sandy Plotnikov", YYZ, Toronto, Ontario
2016–17 Juanita and Joseph Leff Senior Faculty Research Award, SUNY Purchase
2014 Faculty Support Award, SUNY Purchase
2006 Eisner Award, UC Berkeley
In 2011 and 2012 Joe McKay was the Artistic Director of the Woodstock Digital Media Festival in Woodstock Vermont.
March 2016, "Kristin Lucas and Joe McKay"
Art in America, Wendy Vogel
July 2012 Burlingtom Free Press
"Digital media explored through nature, art"
, Lynn Monty
2011 June 22nd ArtFagCity Panel Discussion Recap: Issues of Digital Media Art at the Woodstock Digital Media Festival
, Paddy Johnson
2011 may 11th The Art of the App
, L magazine, Paddy Johnson
2010 Nov 5th, Globe and Mail, Watched by Big Brother Google, Joe McKay watches right back
, R.M. Vaughan.
2006 Feb NYFA Interactive "introducing…"
(nyfa.org) Chris Ashley
2004 New York Times, "Sampling Brooklyn, Keeper of Eclectic Flames", Holland Cotter, Jan 23rd
2003 New Yorker, “Goings on About Town”, July 7th 2003, p.15
2002 New Art Examiner, "The Electric Donut", January - February 2002, p.67