Joel Simpson had two works on display in the show entitled Grotteschi: Exploring Hieronymous Bosch that ran from October 31 to November 30, 2015, at Carmel Visual Arts in the Barnyard Shopping Mall, Carmel, California.


He had one work at in the show entitled Landscapes: Earth and Sky, juried by Jacob and Alyssa Hessler, at PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, Vermont. (October 27 through November 20).


He had a show of his geological photography at the Nancy Dreyfoos Gallery of Kean University in Union, NJ, from December 2016 to February 2017.


He traveled to India for a month in February and March of 2018, and to Ireland, the Naples area, and Sardinia in August of 2018.


His book Earthforms: Intimate Portraits of Our Planet is now available on its website and on Go to to see samples of images and of page spreads. You can also order the book from the site.


The book will be the cover story of the June, 2019, issue of Natural History Magazine, with an 8-page spread inside. For more info visit this blogpost on the site.