Joe Winter received his B.F.A. and M.F.A. from the University of Pennsylvania and attended the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts where he was awarded the William Emlen Cresson Traveling Scholarship.
He has taught figurative sculpture as a graduate student at University of Pennsylvania, 2D and 3D Design at Moore and is currently an adjunct instructor at Stockton University where he teaches Three-Dimensional Design and Sculpture, Geometry and Design.
His commissions include works for churches and school in the United States, Canada, and West Africa as well as private collections. Joe has worked as an in house sculptor and freelance artist for Franklin Mint, Lenox, and the Bradford Exchange. He has created garden statuary, designed kitchen utensils for manufacturing and worked on large scale installations for the Philadelphia Zoo and the Children’s Museum of Richmond.
Joe works primarily in clay which is then molded and cast into plaster. The plaster model is then used to create sculptures in bronze, resin, cast stone, pewter, porcelain or terra cotta.