Category Archive: Uncategorized

Dec 03

Best College Sports Statue Announced

The Four Horsemen by Jerry Mckena

We just learned that the NCAA held a contest to choose the best college sports sculpture on campus from universities across America, and we were thrilled to learn that the Four Horsemen, a life-sized bronze by sculptor Jerry Mckenna, was voted the best sports statue in the nation. Stevens Art Foundry has cast much of …

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Nov 30

Robert E. Lee

Life-sized bronze of Robert E. Lee

This is a picture of a life-sized bronze of Confederate General Robert E Lee after it was installed in the front offices of the Robert E Lee High School in San Antonio. The life-size bronze was cast and placed by Stevens Art Foundry.

Nov 30

Kents Hill School Mascot

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Stevens Art Foundry recently completed a bronze mascot for the Kents Hill School, and the bronze Husky was placed in front of the school’s Alfond Athletics Center. Football is slowly becoming a dirty word in some circles, but at Kents Hill, where the game has been played since 1893, football is as pure as it …

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Aug 11

Benjamin Smithson Texas Ranger

Benjamin Franklin Smithson was a Texas pioneer and the first settler of Smithson’s Valley, in Comal County, Texas. He was born in Jefferson County, Ala., March 19, 1825. His father, William Smithson, a native of Virginia, and soldier in the War of 1812-14, came to Texas in 1837 from Alabama with his wife and nine …

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Feb 20

Timeless Hands

Stevens Art Foundry is pleased to announce the launch of a new affiliated website timelesshands.com. Timeless hands is an idea we’ve had for a long time and we’re happy it’s now a reality. Essentially, we now offer a service where betrothed couples can have their hands molded and cast in 100% bronze. It’s a fantastic …

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Mar 26

Visit our new Rob Logan Page

Please visit our newest addition to our featured sculptors page – Rob Logan. Stevens art foundry has a long relationship with Rob Logan. Logan has exceptional talent and his ability to capture the essence of Texas wildlife, and especially his fish is uncanny. Read more about this gifted sculptor here.

Aug 10

Wild Bill Hickok

The Dead-Man's Hand

Stevens Art Foundry just completed Erik Christianson’s latest bronze, a life sized rendition of Wild Bill Hickok. Although Christianson’s sculpture is magnificent in its own right, the multicolor patina on this bronze provided just the right amount of zing to make the sculpture pop. Although patinas with multiple colors aren’t unusual, it takes a lot …

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Dec 18

How to Create a Bronze Sculpture

Bronze sculpture of a Cape Buffalo by Paul Tadlock

Although creating a bronze sculpture seems like an arduous process, it really isn’t that difficult. Unfortunately, although there are a number of pages online that explain the bronze casting process, typically it is described with terminology that makes the method sound more complicated than it actually is. Even our own description of the bronze casting …

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Nov 01

Have you been commissioned to create a monument?

Texas Ranger statue at the Waco Museum cast and finished by Stevens Art Foundry

Congratulations. We hope… Being awarded a commission, or having one assigned, is an exciting emotional experience for any artist. However, after the initial celebratory glee wanes, reality sets in and the gravity of the project begins to descend. Project deadlines, meetings, and media inquiries all represent challenges for any artist whose primary aim is create …

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Oct 31

We’re bigger than you think

Texas A&M bonfire memorial

Frankly, Stevens Art Foundry isn’t the biggest foundry in the Lone Star State, and we like it that way. Our clients do too. Being small allows our clients to interact personally with our artisans, but not being the biggest hasn’t prevented us from doing big things. Many of our new clients are surprised to learn …

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