Joseph R. Varisco

HIV & Aging Coalition Coordinator

Joseph Varisco is a public programming producer focused on HIV within underrepresented and underserved populations. Varisco is the creator of the QUEER, ILL + OKAY (QIO) arts and education series, which explores the contemporary experience of living with HIV/AIDS and served as Public Program Director at Alphawood Gallery (Art AIDS America, Then They Came for Me). Varisco is the recipient of the AIDS Healthcare Foundation, Chicago Community Trust, and Visual AIDS grants and was included in 2016’s TimeOut Chicago’s Pride of Chicago issue.