Relief Woodcarving - Paul Rolfe

Raleigh, NC


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Paul Rolfe was born in 1956 in Richmond Virginia and currently resides in Raleigh North Carolina. He started carving in 1974 while studying at Appalachian State University in Boone, NC. By 1982, he was known professionally under the company name, Raleigh Carving Co..

During his career, Paul has carved originals for commercially-cast reproductions, signs, portraits, statues and ecclesiastical furnishings for churches, awards, and antique furniture reproductions.

He has taught traditional woodcarving techniques at City of Raleigh art centers, the NCSU Craft Center, and at Klingspor's Woodworking Shop locations across North Carolina.

Paul is usually sceduled to teach a carving class at John C. Campbell Folk School in Brasstown NC See their website for schedules of classes .

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