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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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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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