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Just finished Mountain Love

This life sized mountain lion with her affection and curious cubs was created for private clients in the beautiful valley of Paradise, Utah. The title is "Mountain Love" . Once the mold making and foundry process is completed, it will be available for a total of 12...

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Permanent home for my Moose and Caribou in Hawaii

Can you believe these images were just taken in Hawaii? Na Aina Kai Botanical Gardens and Sculpture Park in Kauai to be exact. This is the finished natural looking landscaping they constructed to make a permanent home for my moose and caribou bronzes. The...

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Cougar in progress

Progress being made, despite the call to be outdoors in the beautiful warm Fall days that we have been enjoying. I still manage a daily morning hike with the dogs. I am also making a video of the steps to create this sculpture that will be...

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Rose Award at the SKB Workshop

  What a surprise and honor to receive the coveted Rose Award at the SKB Workshop in remembrance of Susan Kathleen Black in DuBois, Wyoming last week.  I have been proud to be a member of this group for the last 16 years.  It is a wonderful opportunity for both new...

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Caribou is now completed!

  This bronze of a barren ground caribou is now completed, and ready for it's long trek home to the beautiful Na Aina Kai Botanical Gardens and Sculpture Park in Kauai, Hawaii. An unbelievable setting awaits it there; a realistic representation of Mount Denali, with a...

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Finished and installed this bronze elephant relief

I just finished and installed this bronze elephant relief in Cherry Creek, Colorado. I had the great pleasure of working with friend and fellow metal artist, Max Brun to create an artistic entry way for this lovely historic home. Also pictured are my clients (now...

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Elk art project makes progress

Golden Colorado newspaper, "The Golden Transcript" features monumental elk bronze in progress created by Christine Knapp.   [pageview url="http://goldentranscript.net/stories/elk-art-project-makes-progress,251686" height="800px"...

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The Western Art Academy

The Western Art Academy of Schreiner University sculpture class (first session) during a photo research outing at the LBJ Ranch near Fredericksburg, Texas. Beautiful country with a wide variety of human and animal subjects to inspire our...

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Tammen Relief

This was just approved by my client and current owner of a historic home in Cherry Creek, Colorado. It will be an exclusive bronze casting that commemorates the original owner's creation of a large circus in the early 1900's. His biggest circus attraction was  a large...

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My Little Deer Installation Sioux Falls

  Just arrived home from a productive and fun trip to Sioux Falls, South Dakota to participate in the SculptureWalk program. I am pictured here with my bronze titled "My Little Deer" that was installed in in the vibrant entertainment section of the...

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Na Aina Kai Caribou

Stage one now completed of the enlargement process for this caribou bound for Na Aina Kai Botanical Gardens in Hawaii. Now the real fun begins with application of clay to this sculpted foam armature. Note my faithful dog's red ball in the lower right corner. He is...

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Caribou Bull has just been approved!

This small study of a caribou bull has just been approved by my client in for permanent placement in a large sculpture park in Hawaii. When finished, it will be 2/3 life size (4 feet tall at the shoulder). To create authenticity for this sculpture, I was able to draw...

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City of Golden Informer

I was honored by this article written in the latest edition of the City of Golden Informer regarding an elk bronze that will be installed in one of their busy traffic roundabouts. I completed the design for this sculpture December 2016. What you see in the photo is...

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Work in Progress “Here’s Looking at Ya”

I just delivered this to my mold maker today. This life sized raven is a result of my great pleasure of watching raven in the wild for years. I have enjoyed their playful, curious and highly intelligent behavior. The mirror is positioned so that the raven can see...

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Boyhood

Just completed today and ready to start the lost wax casting process for a bronze limited edition of 15. Measurements are: 18"H x 8.5"deep x 7.1"W. This sculpture celebrates the magical fascination of a young boy with nature. Animals included in this very detailed...

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