More about the Sculptress JOEL

Sculptress JOEL and famous horse sculpture


The Sculptress JOEL undertakes commissions and studies, working in close detail and achieving excellent portraits of Animals and People and designs of environmental features. She has been sculpting professionally for over twenty years.

Recent Commissions

She was commissioned by the Friends of the Settle to Carlisle Railway to make a statue of the famous Collie dog  Ruswarp – now sited on Garsdale Station platform.

Sculptress JOEL and the Ruswarp Collie Dog Statue

JOEL has been asked to make a series of portraits of British Wild life to raise awareness and funds for nature conservation projects.

Recent years have also brought many private commissions and limited editions of large scale portraits.

Projects for JOEL have included a series of special commissions for a new art gallery in Stratford Upon Avon, the owner requesting a portrait of Shakespeare, a Mute Swan in flight and a sculpture of Lady Godiva.

Exhibitions and awards

Examples of JOEL's work have been on exhibition overseas, in London, the Eastern Counties, the North of England, and near her old home ground of the Welsh Border.

JOEL's early awards

Her study of Seahorses entitled "Treasure from Darkness" was a runner up in a National Sculpture Competition.

Her work has won the Top Twenty Best New Product at the London Gift Fair,

and the prestigious Gift of the Year Award from the International Spring fair.

Breeds and Society Commissions


JOEL was commissioned by the Welsh Pony and Cob Society

for their Centenary celebration sculptures

of all four types Sec A,B,C, & D.

Over the years there have been many sponsored editions and commissions

Examples include :-

The Shire Horse Society, Welsh Pony & Cob Society, Percheron Horse Society, International Shetland Pony Show, International League for the Protection of Horses, Burmese Cat Club.

Australian  Shire Horse Society trophy  by JOEL

Exclusive editions and trophies have been made for The Animal Health Trust, and Hearing Dogs for Deaf People.

JOEL also undertakes commissions of work including :-

Portraits of animals and people,

the design and installation of water features

and other sculpture installations for public and private venues.

" It is a delight and a great privilege to be able to sculpt and be involved in the design and making of works of Art that can bring so much pleasure to people " The Sculptress JOEL

" I hope that many more projects will unfold to Bless and inspire generations to come"

" I look forward to meeting people at exhibitions and events in the months ahead"

JOEL is base in Leicestershire, England - and her work over the years has included travelling overseas to clients and events.

If you would like to be informed of her exhibitions and new work please do contact her. 

Sculptress JOEL and her Cavalier dog