Joseph Barnard is a third generation woodworker/craftsman, who started woodworking as a youth in 1970. After a career as a biomedical scientist, he returned to woodworking in 2005 and has continued since then. He has had pieces in Creative Craft Council exhibitions in 2017 and 2019. He exhibited at Glen Echo's Art Walk, in their exhibitions Turning Wood into Art in 2019 and Vessels from our Trees in 2018. He also has had pieces at Black Rock in Germantown, Maryland, and regularly sells at the Olney Farmers and Artists Market.