Joe Rock Edwards
Artist in Residence
Visiting Artist in Schools
Joe can be scheduled to come to your school and create works of art with your students. Projects can be done by each student or Joe can create a Legacy Project with students watching that will be on display in your school for years to come. Learn how a professional artist creates art.
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Joe Rock Edwards, professional production sculptor, uses innovative hand building clay sculpture techniques and tools to teach students how to create works of art in clay.
Professional sculptor, Joe Rock Edwards, taught art and drama in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School system for 15 years before starting Whiterock Studio where he and his staff of artists designed, manufactured, and sold original sculpture internationally for 12 years.
Joe focuses on commissions for private collections and exhibits his work at art galleries and art shows. He has taught classes/workshops for the last two decades all over the state to garden clubs, art leagues, gallery patrons, teacher renewal workshops, and public/private/parochial school classes.
Using Joe’s techniques, students can create professional quality sculptures in one class period. Projects can be aesthetic or utilitarian. Depending on the age and interest of your students, projects can include the following: Sun faces, fish, frogs, rabbits, pigs, cats, horses, figures, seasonal sculptures, and hand-built pots. Notes: 30-minute videos/DVDs produced by Joe on the Claywright Workshop are available for the topics listed above.
Claywright Workshop 30-minute How to Sculpt DVDs
Joe is the host and producer of the Claywright Workshop, an educational television program produced and shown through TVAccess21 in Charlotte, North Carolina.
For your own DVDs, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at 704.847.8341.
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