Posts by beck

Brigham Young

Posted by on Mar 11, 2010 in Blog, Kriag Varner | 1 comment

The original nine foot sculpture of President Brigham Young resides in the Utah State Capital. This maquette is a 20 inch version of the original. The commission to sculpt the first governor of Utah was awarded to Kraig Varner in the early 90’s. It was Kraig’s first major commission and has been his most widely known. Kraig was awarded the commision not only because he depicted Brigham Young so accurately but because he chose to show the leader in a strong gesture mid stride. Brigham Young is known as the great colonizer of the west, Kraig wanted to show a man of determination...

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Frozen

Posted by on Mar 10, 2010 in Blog, Photography, Scott Streadbeck | Comments Off on Frozen

A few pictures of some frigid bronzes taken on a cold December Morning.  Beautiful ice crystals speckle the surfaces of the...

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Sunset

Posted by on Mar 10, 2010 in Blog, Photography, Scott Streadbeck | Comments Off on Sunset

This photo was taken out the front door of the Alpine Art Center on a cold night last January

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Fire Goddess

Posted by on Mar 10, 2010 in Blog, Kriag Varner | Comments Off on Fire Goddess

This is Kraig’s latest piece entitled “Fire Goddess”. This is yet another beautiful piece in his Goddess series.

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President Hinckley

Posted by on Mar 10, 2010 in Blog, Kriag Varner | Comments Off on President Hinckley

President Hinckley

This is the best bust of President Hinckley that is currently in existence. I am not only saying that because Kraig Varner who sculpted it is a Main Street Art artist, but also because it’s absolutely true. He did a pristine...

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