Born in San Juan, Puerto Rico in 1959, Joe MacPhale says "I was inspired to the arts by looking at nature and enjoying the world of fantasy".
Joe has manifested a God-given talent for creating, and also competing in different art mediums, ever since he was a very young boy.
He is the son of a seamstress, and an industrial sewing machine mechanic. Joe mastered his techniques through the years in the following areas, sewing, wood-carving, costume designer, jeweler, Scottish attires, millinery, prop/model maker including - movie prosthetics, hair and makeup artist, portraits in airbrush, and a total of 26 years experience working at Walt Disney World.
He is also the former master designer for the Mark II dinner theatre in Orlando, FL.