Clark Bronson

 

Clark Bronson began studying wildlife at a very young age. Familiarity gained through the years of studious observation coupled with a love of animals and outstanding skill has given his art a beautiful, intricate realism that is respected and admired by others in his profession. Arnold Friberg once said, "Clark is the best in his field."
 

Clark Bronson has done illustrations for national advertisements, calendar companies, wildlife magazines, Rand McNally books, and has sold hundreds of watercolor originals. Clark has also been a member of the National Academy of Western Artists, the Society of Animal Artists, the National Sculpture Society, and Rendezvous of Western Artists. He is also known as one of the greatest wildlife sculptors since the 19th century.

Before Clark turned to sculpting, he did illustrations for the following magazines: Sports Afield, Boys' Life, National Wildlife, The Illustrator, The Denver Post, Virginia Wildlife, The Children's Friend, Wyoming Wildlife, Sunday Empire, The Ensign, South Dakota Conservation, Wildlife in North Carolina, Utah Hunting & Fishing, Colorado Dental Association, New Mexico Wildlife, Outdoor Oklahoma, Utah State Fish & Game Magazine, Colorado Outdoors, Sporting Classics & Montana Outdoors.

Bronson has done calendars for Shedd-Brown, Shaw Barton, The Hartford Insurance Company and Wildlife Resources.

Clark is or has been a member of:
NAWA--National Academy of Western Artists
Society of Animal Artists
Rendezvous of Western Artists
National Sculpture Society

Nothing brings greater bliss than a peaceful day of observing, sketching and discovering. Throughout his life Clark has always been a lover of nature. Making careful observations of wild species has been a way of life. He is happiest in the forest or on a mountain top.

A national magazine printed the following: Just when Clark's career as a wildlife painter was nearing full scale, he suddenly decided to switch mediums. Putting away his brushes, Bronson began sculpting. With his background in painting and firsthand knowledge of nature, the transition was made quickly and easily. With the completion of his first sculpture, it became evident that the precision and realism for which his paintings were so well known, was to take on even greater form and freedom in his work as a sculptor.

Clark working with a wild mallard drake that frequented the pond near his studio. He counted the feathers and made sure all details were correct.

Collectors began buying entire series as fast as they became available. In less than five years Clark's wildlife bronze sculptures became widely collected throughout the world. Harry Horswell of the Tryon Gallery in London said, "Clark Bronson is the greatest wildlife sculptor since the nineteenth century." A few of these fabulous sculptures are available at the present time. Contact Clark Bronson for more information.