The ancestors of Joyce Kozloff’s parents came to the United States from Lithuania.
Joyce Kozloff was born on December 14, 1942, in Somerville, New Jersey, United States. She is a daughter of Adele Rosenberg and Leonard Blumberg, an attorney.
Joyce’s mother was a homemaker and an active member of the community organizations.
The artist has two younger brothers whose names are Bruce and Allen.
Joyce revealed her passion early in the childhood and produced her first drawings at the age of nine.