Joseph Clark

Joseph Clark

Welder / artist


Ge / lonely mountain metalworks

Milestones

My road in life has taken me all over.
Finding out I had a learning disability and third grade
My dad teaching me to use tools
The first time I tried welding
Going to a career Center for welding
Getting my first welding job
Then I got a better welding job
Then I started that GE were my welding career really took off
And then I started my own metalworking art shop
Keep following my journey

Education

High School
Greenview hs

Career

Welder / artist

At Ge when will and fabricate Prototypes / with my own business I build custom lighting and Decour

Career Roadmap

Roadmap
My work combines:
My work combines:
Art
Design
Building Things

Day to Day

Discuss design with customer get print start welding fabricating and building. At lonely mountain metalworks I would build custom lighting by welding cutting and painting to customers needs

Skills & Qualities Beyond School

Mig / tig welding , painting , cutting tools, hand tools .

Advice for Getting Started

Here's the first step for high school students

It would be good to start at a tec school or career center to learn welding and fabricating or get an apprenticeship

Recommended Education

My career is related to what I studied. I'd recommend the path I took:

Hurdles

The Noise I Shed

From Myself:

"I was made fun of a lot for my learning disability and I have seven simple things and it was hard to watch them succeed while I was struggling"

Challenges I Overcame

Learning Issues