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Here’s Looking at Ya Award

I was delighted to learn that my raven bronze titled "Here's Looking at Ya" was selected as a finalist in the animal category into the Internationally acclaimed ARC (Art Renewal Center) catalog. What an honor to be included in this prestigious exhibition! This...

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Quick Draw 2018

"Ursus Minors" Dimensions: 6.8"H x 11.8"L x 6.4" deep This sculpture was  completed during the Quick Draw for the 2018 Susan K Black Rendevous. Five castings were sold that evening to help raise funds for the Foundation. Many thanks to all of you who helped to...

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Mentor day at the Susan K Black Foundation

Mentor day at the Susan K Black Foundation is one of the highlights of the event. We gladly donate a morning of our workshop time to instruct local high school students in Dubois Wyoming in sculpture and painting. Many of these students have won national and regional...

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Just finished and approved by my client!

  This life-sized white tail buck was designed to be a companion sculpture to a bronze I created several years ago. It's home will eventually be in Aspen, Colorado after the mold and lost wax casting process is completed for bronze. My Aussi, Boo has...

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Loveland 2018 Sculpture in the Park

The Loveland 2018 Sculpture in the Park was another resounding success! Perfect weather made the event even better. Patrons from all over the country make their way here to see what is the largest outdoor sculpture show in the...

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Western Art Academy 2018

Almost done! This is our sculpture class for the second session the Western Art Academy. This year marks my 6th  teaching here at Schreiner University, Kerrville Texas,  along with fellow sculptor and friend Stephen Spears. It is a very spirited and talented group who...

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Just installed near Estes Park

  My two life-sized black bears titled "Big Flirt" and "High Five" found a home on a beautiful historic ranch near Estes Park that was once home to Enos Mills. He was a renowned American Naturalist, author homesteader who was the main figure behind of Rocky Mountain...

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Photo Shoot at Schreiner University

  Week one of the first of four weeks of intensive instruction for the Students of the Western Art Academy , which involves two weeks of sculpture and two weeks of studio painting. As always, I feel so honored to be part of this unique program. This photo is one of...

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Stamford Hospital School of Nursing Sculpture Delivered

I just created this bronze for Stamford Hospital in Connecticut who will place it in their school of nursing as a commemorative reminder of their historic nurse's cap. The two ladies pictured were instrumental in commissioning me for this bronze. The hospital...

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New installation in Sioux Falls Sculpture Walk 2018

  "Mountain Love" was just installed in Sioux Falls, South Dakota for their SculptureWalk program. This is the second casting of  my life sized mountain lion bronze. I am so honored to be chosen by this organization for the fourth year in a row. This program is now...

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Client Foundry Tour

I had so much fun creating a life sized mountain lion bronze for this lovely couple from Utah.They were so interested in the process of creating bronze that they toured the foundry and supervised the patina process.  Many thanks to Eagle Bronze in Wyoming for helping...

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Alert! This elk has been looking for her body!

  Alert! This elk has been looking for her body for over a month........ but she had to be patient until I finished all of her facial details. That now being completed, she should be able to join her body within a week. The elk monument for the City of Golden is...

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Our Planet Exhibit

I am excited to have these two bronzes chosen for the "Our Planet"  exhibit at the Curtis Art Center in Greenwood Village, Colorado. The message is Climate change and how it is affecting the Animal Kingdom as well as we humans.  Exhibit Dates are; April 7- May 5 (M-F...

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Elk Monument in progress

  Making steady progress on the elk monument for the City of Golden. I am so grateful to Diane Mason, and Sue Arinello (both of which are accomplished sculptors in their own right) for volunteering to help me apply the first coat of melted clay to the refined foam...

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Foam Cow

I've been pretty much a studio hermit lately working on this project for the City of Golden, Colorado that will be installed in a traffic roundabout there this Fall. What you don't see are two calves that belong to this cow elk, all of which are life plus one quarter...

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NatureWorks Art Show and Sale

  At the annual NatureWorks Art Show and Sale, art lovers can browse paintings, sculptures and wooden carvings by the top wildlife, western and landscape artists across the United States. NatureWorks selects a few featured artists in addition to the many talented...

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“Here’s Looking at Ya” Award

    I am so EXCITED that my life sized raven bronze titled "Here's Looking at Ya" was  awarded as a “FINALIST” in the 13th International Art Renewal Center Salon Competition! This year ARC received over 3,750 entries from 69 countries, with only 28 % of those entries...

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Now the fun begins!

This is the first step towards an enlarged bronze that will be placed in Golden, Colorado. These two elk calves made out of a hard foam material will now need sanding and refining before I start applying clay. Their mother will join us in about a week  or two. When...

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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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