South Carolina Arts Commission

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Joseph Edwards




  • Visual Art
  • Folklife/Traditional Arts
  • Crafts

Geographical Availability

  • Upstate
  • Midlands
  • PeeDee
  • Low Country


Joe Rock Edwardshas a BA in Art Educationfrom East Carolina University andwas a North Carolina State Certified Art Teacher with over 30 years of teaching experience. He has worked with children and adults with a variety of learning styles. He has developed teaching techniques that ensure the student will complete works of art they will be proud of even without the benefit of previous artistic study. Demonstrating for classes as well as designing sculptures thatcan be reproduced by other artists means Joe can design a project for your classes that will align with topics and objectives you are doingwithyour students.Joe can capture the attention and mesmerize a class of students with his many anecdotes and board illustrations. Joe creates sculpturesforthe classroomto use as examples and has many videos that can be used either before or after residencies/workshops to enhance the presentation.