Patrick Stolfo, M.A., is an artist and educator. He studied fine arts at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan, sculpture at Emerson College, East Sussex, England, and education at the Waldorf Institute of Mercy College in Detroit. Besides working and teaching privately at his Calyx Studio in Ghent, NY, he also mentors art educators and teaches guest blocks at numerous Waldorf schools. Working mainly in terra-cotta, wood and stone carving, cast stone, direct concrete, and drawing, his sculptures and graphics have been exhibited and/or commissioned in Michigan, New York, Massachusetts, California, Sweden, and England. He has taught students at the middle and high school levels since 1981 in clay modeling, ceramics, wood and stone carving, drawing, history of art and architecture, and humanities. He has also filled various school leadership and governance positions, including 12 years as high school chairperson at Hawthorne Valley School. Patrick has taught courses in art, art history, anthroposophy, and Waldorf pedagogy in numerous adult education programs across North America, is a founding and core faculty member of the Alkion Center at Hawthorne Valley, and has been an adjunct instructor at Antioch University, New England and the Center for Anthroposophy in New Hampshire for many years.
To see his online gallery go to: www.patrickstolfo.smugmug.com