Ed Dwight Studios

3824 Dahlia Street

Ed Dwight studios is located in Denver where he focuses a lot of his artwork and sculpting primarily on black work. It was built and established in 1980 and is still open for visits today. It is a Studio, Gallery and Foundry in a 25,000 sq. foot facility. All the research for all the memorials is conducted in-house, so there is a large variety and collection of historical books, videos, and DVD’s. It is considered one of the largest art studios in the country.

Written by: Christian Powell


Ed Dwight Studios in Denver

He originally joined the air force in pursuing his dream to fly a jet craft. But during this time he faced major discrimination and never got the same opportunities as other in this field that he was working in. He then went and studied at the University of Denver and got his masters in Fine Arts in 1977 which led to him gaining a reputation as a sculptor. He opened up Ed Dwight studios in 1980 which is where he spent 3 decades creating a body of work, including "Jazz:An American Art Form". In this series, it has more than 70 bronzes that depict the evolution of jazz from its roots in Africa to the supporters of the Jazz era. Being all the people that took part in the jazz tradition and had a heavy influence on the music and African-American culture.. And his studio, which is where he does all of his work, is one of the largest privately owned production marketing facilities in the Western U.S. Written by: Christian Powell

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