For the last Forty years Dennis Smith’s work and presence has been a driving force in sculpture in the United States. His representations of Families, Mothers, and Children in sculpture are becoming a national treasure. His work is located in hundreds of public and private collection, in museums and public squares throughout the entire United States, and in many countries of the world. Dennis is as much a philosopher as he is an artist. His work is a window into who he is and his views on life. His impressionistic style captures his exuberance for life and embodies his passion for transcendence- expressed through the spontaneity of children, reflections of the past and hopes for the future.
Kraig Varner is a successful figurative sculptor who distinguishes himself from others by his ability to master a range of sculpting genres from realistic figures, to modern contemporary. His impressionistic work is rich with symbolism and meaning. It conveys poignant aspects of the human experience and emotion. Kraig has a passion for the human form. Kraig’s work has been shown in national and international exhibitions, and his work is located in collections throughout the world. Kraig Varner has established his studio in Alpine, Utah where he has lived and worked since 1998.
Scott was raised by a family involved with sculpture. His father not only owns a bronze foundry but also manages the work of his uncle’s sculpture career. Visiting the foundry often and attending many arts shows and Museums sparked Scott’s interest in the arts. At a young age Scott showed an aptitude in many artistic avenues: drawing, painting, wood working, photography and sculpture. Scott desired a career in the arts and followed his uncle’s footsteps and studied sculpture as his main artistic interest. Scott received a Bachelor of Arts from Brigham Young University in 2003 and has been part of Main Street Art since graduation. His work has developed rapidly, and he has received many commissions and awards already early in his career.
Steve Streadbeck is a talented figurative sculptor with a love for the human form. He feels that it is the epitome of God’s creations. Steve’s love of history and culture heavily influenced his work. Especially interesting to him are the Native American cultures of the Western United States. Since Steve’s early days his journey and career has taken him in many unique and wonderful directions. Steve’s commissions have included everything from busts of children to action figures of people of any age. He has done fountains, heroic and monumental size sculptures, historically famous people, and even solders in action for the United States government. Steve located his family in Lehi Utah, and has established a sculpting studio in conjunction with a small ranch