"I create sculptures that examine our relationship with nature and contemplate the most perplexing of human concerns: the passage of time."
Joe Segal is a North Florida sculptor who has been making art for over 25 years. His works are typically wall-hung pieces, carved from lumber with incorporated metal elements. He has also completed large site-specific projects in concrete and stone. Segal’s minimalist style blends a sparse geometric approach to composition with a reverence for the natural material he works with. He was born in New York in 1963 and attended Flagler College in St. Augustine, Florida graduating magna cum laude with a B.A. in Visual Arts. Segal studied bronze casting at the Sculpture Center in New York City and he restores bronze and marble statuary for municipalities and private collectors. Segal has been the recipient of numerous honors and awards for his work including a fellowship from the State of Florida in and several grants from the Jacksonville Community Foundation. He has exhibited his work throughout Florida as well as in Atlanta, New York, Maui and Paris. His work is represented in many private and corporate collections including The Forbes Collection in New York, The Lowe Museum in Coral Gables and The Bass Museum in Miami.