Joshua Diedrich is a classically trained figure and portrait sculptor working in Kalamazoo Michigan. He was trained at the University of Michigan, and at the Vaugel atelier in western France. He lived and worked in Paris for three years. He returned to the US to become sculpture department head at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts in 2005, and has operated a teaching atelier in Kalamazoo since 2008, taking on a small group of serious students in sculpture and drawing, and executing large public commissions, recently including the Gathering Tree and Icon fountain which he designed and created at the center of Western Michigan University's campus. He looks like Thor.
Joshua's ArtPrize Entries
These are Joshua's official ArtPrize entries from this year and past years.