Sitting at the intersection of abstraction and figuration, Josh Simpson is a Melbourne based painter whose work seeks to capture the conflict between ordinariness and otherness in contemporary society. Simpson holds a BFA (Honours) with the University of Tasmanian where he is a current MFA (Research) candidate. He has been involved in numerous group shows and prizes including Hound in the Hunt, Museum of Old and New Art (MONA), Young Moderns, Colville Gallery and the Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize. He exhibits regularly in Hobart and Melbourne.