Mike Fowle

PO Box 676

Hartsville, SC 29551

(843).676.5636

mikesfowle@yahoo.com

 

 

Mike Fowle is a self-taught, contemporary  sculptor working in multiple media.  He is an approved artist for the South Carolina Arts Commission and maintains a working studio where he creates art for public and private collections. 

 Mike Fowle began art studies with Ceramics instructor Yosuke Haruta, with an emphasis in traditional wheel thrown pottery and glaze calculation at Jackson College, Jackson Michigan in 1979.

For International Professional Development in 2005 Mike Fowle traveled to Tokyo, Japan where he enjoyed the experience of staying in a traditional Japanese home.  While in Japan Mike visited and studied the peoples and cultures of urban and rural Japan.  Visits included excursions to the Historic Pottery village of Mashiko, Japan where Mike researched traditional Japanese Potteries.

In 2005 Mike Fowle assisted Patz Fowle in an International Artists-in-Residence at the American School in Japan in Nomizu Chofu-shi, Tokyo, Japan.

In 2008 Fowle was commissioned to create a permanent Wall Installation Sculpture commemorating the Environmental Discovery Center at the Lynches River County Park in South Carolina.

Mike also had a sculpture in the Palmetto Hands 2008-2009 traveling exhibition sponsored by the City of North Charleston Cultural Arts Department.  Mike's Sculpture titled "New Blue Shirt" was also exhibited in the South Carolina State Museum 2009.