Joshua Koffman

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Joshua Koffman

United States



Joshua Koffman is a Philadelphia based sculptor known for his expressive and dramatic, large-scale bronze figurative sculptures.

Koffman is a recipient of many distinguished awards among which are the Alex J. Ettl Grant, the John Cavanaugh Memorial Prize, and First Place in the Grand Central Academy’s Sculpture Competition. Koffman is a Fellow of the National Sculpture society. His work appears in numerous public and private collections and can be seen in Philadelphia’s F.A.N. gallery.

Currently Koffman is working on two public commissions. He is recreating his 2/3 life-size bronze monument Synagoga and Ecclesia in Our Time which celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the Second Vatican Council’s declaration known as Nostra Aetate. This second edition will be installed on the campus of Marist School in Atlanta Georgia in October 2020

Also Koffman is sculpting a life-size bronze sculpture of Diligence, the first Percheron stallion brought to the United States from France in 1839. The sculpture of Diligence will be a focal point on Main Street in the center of Moorestown New Jersey.

Born in California in 1972, Joshua Koffman pursued a formal art education at the University of California, Santa Cruz, earning a BA degree in Fine Art. Desiring advanced study, Koffman enrolled at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts where he also taught sculpture for 11 years.


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