Josh Simpson first experimented with glass when he was a student at Hamilton College in 1970. Some of his one-man shows have taken place at the Lobmeyr Werkstatte, in Vienna, Austria; the George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum in Springfield, Massachusetts; and the Galerie d'Amon, Paris. Simpson's work is in the permanent collections of the Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, New York; the Royal Ontario Museum; and the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut. He has taught at the Penland School of the Arts, the Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, and Aichi University, in Tokyo, Japan.
White House Collection of American Crafts exhibition (Washington D.C.: National Museum of American Art, 1995)