**Joel Breaux is a designer, public artist and fabricator who has worked on numerous architectural, environmental, and public art spaces. His multi-faceted background and relationship with
form the basis for his unique capability; the vision to create and implement comprehensive, multifaceted projects in the urban environment. As a designer he has worked on numerous architectural, environmental, and public art projects. His professional experience provides him the opportunity to explore the relationship between design and fabrication. His construction methods reinforce the conceptual ideas and design intent of different projects and products. In an effort to increase awareness of the inherent structure and language embedded within architecture and environmental graphics, the focus of his work has been:
To educate and reveal to the public, the construction and logical assembly of objects and structures.
To use attachment and fastening methods as another layer of ornamentation, order and rhythm.
To design and fabricate a system of architectural elements as a means of conveying an idea or concept.
His work was been published in Graphis, Communication Arts, ID Magazine, and Architectural Record and has been exhibited in the Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum exhibit "Design Culture Now." His public art projects have been funded by the National Endowment of the Arts, the Los Angeles Cultural Affairs Department and various foundations