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Gold Mining in Alaska

April 25th, 2022|

Gold Mining in Alaska Art Trail News   •   April 25, 2022  When I was 27 I left my home in Texas and went to work at a [...]

Mexico Ruins

March 29th, 2022|

Mexico Ruins Art Trail News   •   March 29, 2022  I’m a fool for history…of all kinds. There seems to be a [...]


April 23rd, 2019|

Tatonka Art Trail News   •   April 23, 2019  In St. George, Utah, for the installation of "Tatonka". The exhibit is called, "Art Around the Corner." It's [...]

Football Team Monument Open House

June 30th, 2018|

Football Open House 'Art Trails' News   •   June 11, 2018  Three years in the making. My heart is full. June 11th, 2018, we had an open [...]

The Great Beyond

June 30th, 2018|

The Great Beyond 'Art Trails' News   •   June 30, 2018  A few days ago, I was deeply honored to receive this image. A collector, of over twenty years, [...]

Saloon Keepers Have No Sense of Humor

June 11th, 2018|

Saloon Keepers Have No Sense of Humor 'Art Trails' News   •   June 11, 2018  I sculpted this piece….just so I could use the title: "Saloon Keepers [...]

Brookgreen Gardens Sculpture Park

May 16th, 2018|

Brookgreen Gardens Sculpture Park 'Art Trails' News   •   April 2, 2018  Sculpture fans! If you'd like to treat yourself to a visual feast, make your way [...]

  • Sculpture of a Native American Displayed Beautifully in a garden
  • Chiricahua Apache displayed at night with garden lighting

Sculpture “Masterfully” Displayed

May 8th, 2018|

Just spent an incredible weekend in Tucson, Arizona at Settlers West's fall art show with Janette. We were guests of some friends / collectors and were able to visit, "Chiricahua Apache." He is loved and [...]

Monumental Football Sculpture 

October 20th, 2016|

Monumental Football Sculpture 'Art Trails' News   •   October 20, 2016  I haven't been too active posting things for a while. This is why. I wake up and [...]

I got to ride in a 1947 Willy’s Jeep! 

August 17th, 2016|

I got to ride in a 1947 Willy's Jeep! 'Art Trails' News   •   August 17, 2016  Installed a casting of "The Trooper" a couple of days ago, [...]

“An Eyelash in Bronze”

July 11th, 2016|

An Eyelash in Bronze 'Art Trails' News   •   July 11, 2016  Would you believe that after being a sculptor (26 years) I am still amazed at the [...]

“Whiskey’s Rebel”

June 29th, 2016|

'Whiskey's Rebel' 'Art Trails' News   •   June 29, 2016  I would never consider myself as having been a good bull rider. Never felt I had the hand [...]

My bride, “Baby J”

May 4th, 2016|

My Bride, "Baby J" 'Art Trail' News   •   May 4, 2016  W hen I first met Janette, I knew she was the type of woman who did not [...]

“All Her Chicks”

April 9th, 2016|

The city of St. George, Utah has a foundation called, "Art Around the Corner." Every spring, for the past 12 years, they invite artists to display works on pedestals throughout the city. This year, I [...]

“Of Proper Wit & Adventurous Spirit”

March 26th, 2016|

Of Proper Wit & Adventurous Spirit 'Art Trails' News   •   March 26, 2016  About six or seven years ago, a fellow artist gave me a photograph of [...]

“One hundred Soldiers”

February 23rd, 2016|

One Hundred Soldiers 'Art Trails' News   •   February 23, 2016  So....here's part of the 100 "drill bits" order, lined up like soldiers for inspection at the foundry [...]

“Horses with Face Armor?”

February 17th, 2016|

Horses with Face Armor? 'Art Trails' News   •   February 17, 2016  For Spain, Glory and Gold"30" high x 17" wide x 16"deep. Edition of 30. This piece [...]

Inspired by “The Revenant”

January 30th, 2016|

Inspired by "The Revenant" 'Art Trails' News   •   January 30, 2016  This next piece on the sculpting stand is an idea given to me 7-8 years ago [...]

Her Hands Know the Old Ways

January 13th, 2016|

Her Hands Know the Old Ways 'Art Trails' News   •   January 13, 2016  Ilove it when a title and a sculpture merge together as one. When creating [...]

Towne Ball, 1890

January 13th, 2016|

Towne Ball, 1890 'Art Trails' News   •   April 2, 2018  After I sculpted the 32 inch wide nine player team piece, "Base Ball, circa 1890", I had [...]

The Old Rust Patina

November 11th, 2015|

The Old Rust Patina Art Trail News   •   November 11, 2015  My patina man, Kike, working the color on, "With My Books Battalioned Around Me". This one [...]

Sculpting in the dark

October 13th, 2015|

Sculpting in the Dark 'Art Trails' News   •   October 13, 2015  W ould it surprise you to learn that, during the sculpting process of every piece, [...]

An Honest Effort….

October 6th, 2015|

An Honest Effort... Art Trail News   •   October 6, 2015  One morning, at 6am, I was brought up short seeing a man sleeping on cold asphalt…..he was [...]

Passing on Knowledge

August 22nd, 2015|

Passing on Knowledge Art Trail News   •   August 22, 2015  Adozen years ago....my uncle, Grant Speed, shared with me how to sculpt  eyes. Today, I passed that [...]

The “Inner Sanctum” of what I do

August 1st, 2015|

The Inner Sanctum of What I do Art Trail News   •   August 1, 2015  I'm going to let you into the inner sanctum of my approach [...]

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