Joel Edwards
   
Joel Edwards earned his bachelor’s degree in painting from the Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD and also studied painting at the AICA Studio Program in New York

After graduating in 1991, Joel worked under American artist Helen Frankenthaler as her studio and teaching assistant, and feeling at home in a teaching role, went on to earn his teaching certification with a concentration in visual art from the Parsons School of Design, New York, NY. Since then, Joel has taught art in public schools and private studio settings, on subjects ranging from cartooning to traditional painting.

Joel has exhibited his paintings for over 25 years, including solo exhibitions at the Susan Berke Gallery in NYC, and the group exhibitions “RSVP24,” at the Society of Illustrators, and “Greater Brooklyn” at CRG Gallery.