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I’m Your Hucklebeary

I’m Your Hucklebeary

My new bronze to be unveiled at the Sculpture in the Park Show in Loveland, Colorado this August. It is titled "I'm Your Hucklebeary" and is a limited edition of 15. Dimensions are 8.9"H x 7.8"L x 5.6" deep.

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Just installed in Utah!

Just installed in Utah!

Just installed in Utah! This project began in 2019 as a request from my clients to illustrate the predator/prey scenario that unfolds in Nature every day. We chose to use whitetail deer and a mountain lion to tell the story. All three bronzes are life-sized.  

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River Sprites

River Sprites

Finished just in time, my new clay sculpture titled “River Sprites” will be ready for its public debut in bronze at this year's Sculpture in the Park Show August 6-8 in Loveland, Colorado.  It measures 14.5"H x 8.2"W x 5" deep and celebrates the comeback of river...

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Twisted Toad installation in Sioux Falls

Twisted Toad installation in Sioux Falls

We enjoyed perfect weather in Sioux Falls during the installation of "Twisted Toad" for this year's SculptureWalk. Meeting old and new friends was an added plus! This is an enlargement of one of my miniatures by the same name that was designed for a garden setting. 

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Curious Cottontail

Curious Cottontail

I am always fascinated and flattered by the attention my patrons give to the placement of my sculpture. This client lives in Minnesota and just received the first casting of "Curious Cottontail". She was so excited that she sent me images of it in her beautiful home....

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Pearl of the Ocean

Pearl of the Ocean

The results are just in announcing my "Pearl of the Ocean" has now been selected as a FINALIST for the Art Renewal Center (ARC Salon) International competition! What an honor considering there were nearly 5000 entries worldwide with only 1155 chosen as finalists. 

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Cottontail

Cottontail

Making the most of increased stay at home time by spending more studio time! This life-sized cottontail is my latest creation. It was designed for outdoor placement in a garden or patio setting but would be just at home indoors. The first castings are due for...

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ARC Salon Semi-Finalists

ARC Salon Semi-Finalists

I was delighted to learn that my two sculptures were just selected as Semi-Finalists for the International ARC Salon. This organization is dedicated to promoting realism in contemporary art . There were 4941 entries from 83 countries of which only 1977 were chosen as...

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The Chase

The Chase

I am excited to share the completion of this project that has been nearly two years in the making. The emphasis of all three of these life plus one quarter sized bronzes was to demonstrate the predator-prey scenario that is a daily part of the natural world. This...

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Leaping Deer

Leaping Deer

I am excited to share the completion of this project that has been nearly two years in the making. The emphasis of all three of these life plus one quarter sized bronzes was to demonstrate the predator-prey scenario that is a daily part of the natural world. These...

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Twisted Toad

Twisted Toad

This whimsical bronze titled "Twisted Toad" is an enlargement of a smaller version with the same title. It was just completed at Eagle Bronze Foundry in Lander, Wyoming. Installation is planned for the Sioux Falls Sculpture Walk Spring of 2021.   

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Yorkie Portrait

Yorkie Portrait

Lets face it, quarantine time for most of us artists is really a gift of more studio time! Here is the result of my quarantine so far, a Yorkie portrait finished and approved in clay that was just delivered to the foundry to start the bronze process. I really love...

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Cirque du Soleil

Cirque du Soleil

This bronze is the result of working with Cirque du Soleil performers in Las Vegas last March in a class involving intense study of human figurative sculpture. What an incredible experience to not only get to know the performers, but also to watch their routines of...

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Just finished for the Sioux Falls SculptureWalk this year!

Just finished for the Sioux Falls SculptureWalk this year!

"Twisted Toad" in a new, very enlarged size will be finished in bronze Spring of 2020. It measures 36"H x 29"W x 29" deep, and will be a limited edition of 9. It is part of my miniature-sized "Animal Wrapper" series , but meant to be displayed in an outdoor or garden...

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Broomfield, CO. “People’s Choice Award”

Broomfield, CO. “People’s Choice Award”

What a nice Holiday surprize! I was just informed that my larger than life black bear bronze , titled "High Five" was awarded the "People's Choice Award" by the City of Broomfield, Colorado. It has been installed at the city's local police department since Spring of...

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Best of Show II

Best of Show II

I was delighted to learn that my larger than life black bear bronze was awarded as this year's “Best of Show II“ by the lovely city of Sioux Falls South Dakota. It currently is installed on a prominent street corner in town where I have personally witnessed people of...

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2 Whitetail Bucks

2 Whitetail Bucks

After nearly a year working on this exciting project , I now have client approval to start the mold-making process for  limited edition bronze. These two Whitetail bucks are life sized, and although you can't see the cougar chasing them, he will be in the finished...

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People’s Choice Award

People’s Choice Award

The Castlegar News graced "Mountain Love" with this very gracious article: For a second consecutive year, Colorado sculptor Christine Knapp delights Sculpturewalk patrons with one of her superb animal bronzes. Last year she displayed two of her spectacularly life-like...

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Back in the studio

Back in the studio

The first sculpture of a three part commission is now done. This life-sized mountain lion will be chasing two life-sized white tail deer bucks. The lion is still in clay, ready to start the mold/bronze foundry process. The foam enlargements of the deer will have to be...

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