Joseph graduated from Blackpool and The Fylde College in 2012 with a 2:1 in B.A (HONS) Photography. 

Since leaving he has established himself as a independent curator and has founded the award winning International art showcase The Lucky Jotter

TLJ is over 5 years old and represents over 450 artists from across the globe. It runs online projects and has so far had 9 national and international exhibitions.

Working with national and international artists is where Joseph's passion lies. He has worked closely with established artists such as Mishka Henner, Stanley Chow and Lincoln Townley

He has also produced work for a number of galleries including, Grundy Art Gallery - Blackpool, HOME - Manchester, Tate - Liverpool, The Tetley - Leeds, Manchester Art Gallery - Manchester, CFCCA - Manchester, National Media Museum - Bradford, Royal Academy - London and the BAFTA's in L.A.

Underwater photography has become an artistic sideline where he will produce new projects once or twice a year. 

Joseph does regular lectures, talks and portfolio critiques.  Please get in touch for collaborations or commissions. 


Winning entrepreneur for 'The Oracle Young Enterprise Challenge', Blackpool Council - Start Up, January 2013

Selected Exhibitions 

'Blimey', Soho Gallery, New York, 

'Infectious', The Cube, Manchester

The Photocopy Club', London

The Photo Fringe', Brighton

'Tourist Information Centre' Supercollider, Blackpool

'Photography group show', II II // I space, Berlin

Adventure and the ocean', WOWOHHO Space, Hong Kong

'Civic Photography', Grundy Art Gallery, Blackpool

Curated Shows

  • The Lucky Jotter 1ST, Leyland, 2012
  • The Lucky Jotter, '2ND',Blackpool, 2012
  • The Lucky Jotter '3RD', Manchester, 2013)
  • II II // I Photography group show, Berlin, 2013
  • The Lucky Jotter '4TH', Berlin, 2013
Ian Tilton 'Set In Stone', Blackpool, 2013
  • Emma Benyon 'Camera-Less', Blackpool, 2013
  • 'Deltiology', VENN Projects, Blackpool, 2013
Wayne Daniel, 'Pseudo', VENN Projects, Blackpool, 2013
  • The Lucky Jotter '5TH', Jam Industries, Nottingham, 2013
  • We're Building This Thing', FYCreatives Gallery, Blackpool, 2013
  • Squirrel & Tiffin, FYCreatives Gallery, Blackpool, 2014
  • The Lucky Jotter 6TH, FYC Gallery, Blackpool, 2014
  • Museum of Contemporary Rubbish, FYCreatives Gallery, Blackpool, 2014
  • Breakfast Included pop up Gallery, Blackpool, 2015 
  • The Lucky Jotter 7TH, 2022NQ, Manchester, 2015
  • The Lucky Jotter 8TH, BFC Gallery, Blackpool, 2016
  • TLJ Collab Projects, Online, April 2017 - Present  


Email: josephpegler@gmail.com
Phone: 07756 684291
Twitter: @josephpegler
Instagram: @josephpegler

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