Jerry McKenna

Jerry McKenna, 73, began dabbling in bronze statues when he was 42. Ten years later, after retiring from the Air Force, he decided to “go pro” and pursue a career as a full-time sculptor. Today, the prolific artist has placed statues and monuments throughout America and the rest of the world.

Twenty-eight of his sculptures are scattered across the campus of the University of Notre Dame, which happens to be his alma mater, and almost thirty of his busts are installed in the NFL Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio – including Lawrence Taylor, Lynn Swann, and Tony Dorsett. McKenna’s portfolio also includes the well-known tableau in Alton, Ill, which depicts the famous Lincoln vs. Douglas debate, along with numerous religious and military sculptures.

Stevens Art Foundry is honored to have cast all of Mckenna’s bronzes, and the relationship continues today with his latest larger-than-life bronze scheduled to be cast in early 2012.

For more information on Jerry McKenna’s life and work please visit his website.

 

Mckenna

[img src=http://stevensartfoundry.com/wp-content/flagallery/mckenna/thumbs/thumbs_virginwithchild.jpg]10Virgin with Child
[img src=http://stevensartfoundry.com/wp-content/flagallery/mckenna/thumbs/thumbs_veterans_mem_side2.jpg]00Veterans Memorial side 2
[img src=http://stevensartfoundry.com/wp-content/flagallery/mckenna/thumbs/thumbs_veterans_mem_side1.jpg]00Veterans Memorial side 1
[img src=http://stevensartfoundry.com/wp-content/flagallery/mckenna/thumbs/thumbs_the-pick.jpg]00The Pick
[img src=http://stevensartfoundry.com/wp-content/flagallery/mckenna/thumbs/thumbs_the-lincoln-douglas-debate.jpg]00The Lincoln Douglas Debate
[img src=http://stevensartfoundry.com/wp-content/flagallery/mckenna/thumbs/thumbs_stjoseph_youngchrist.jpg]00St. Joseph with young Christ
[img src=http://stevensartfoundry.com/wp-content/flagallery/mckenna/thumbs/thumbs_reverend-charles-e-sheedy-c-s-c.jpg]00Rev. Charles E. Sheedy
[img src=http://stevensartfoundry.com/wp-content/flagallery/mckenna/thumbs/thumbs_paul-anderson2.jpg]00Paul Anderson
[img src=http://stevensartfoundry.com/wp-content/flagallery/mckenna/thumbs/thumbs_ollie-walsh.jpg]00Ollie Walsh
[img src=http://stevensartfoundry.com/wp-content/flagallery/mckenna/thumbs/thumbs_mother-theodore-guerin-s-p.jpg]00Mother Theodore Guerin
[img src=http://stevensartfoundry.com/wp-content/flagallery/mckenna/thumbs/thumbs_monsignor-ignatius-mcdermott.jpg]00Monsignor Ignatius Mcdermott
[img src=http://stevensartfoundry.com/wp-content/flagallery/mckenna/thumbs/thumbs_major-fernando-ribas-dominicci.jpg]00Major Fernando Ribas Dominicci
[img src=http://stevensartfoundry.com/wp-content/flagallery/mckenna/thumbs/thumbs_lou_holtz.jpg]00Lou holtz
[img src=http://stevensartfoundry.com/wp-content/flagallery/mckenna/thumbs/thumbs_lawrebce-taylor.jpg]00Lawrence Taylor
[img src=http://stevensartfoundry.com/wp-content/flagallery/mckenna/thumbs/thumbs_larson_bust.jpg]00Major General Doyle E. Larson USAF, Retired
[img src=http://stevensartfoundry.com/wp-content/flagallery/mckenna/thumbs/thumbs_knute_rockne_bust.jpg]00Knute Rockne Bust
[img src=http://stevensartfoundry.com/wp-content/flagallery/mckenna/thumbs/thumbs_knute_rockne03c.jpg]00Knute Rockne
[img src=http://stevensartfoundry.com/wp-content/flagallery/mckenna/thumbs/thumbs_kathleen.jpg]00Kathleen
[img src=http://stevensartfoundry.com/wp-content/flagallery/mckenna/thumbs/thumbs_joseph_brown_photo.jpg]00Joseph Brown
[img src=http://stevensartfoundry.com/wp-content/flagallery/mckenna/thumbs/thumbs_jack-brickhouse.jpg]00Jack Brickhouse
[img src=http://stevensartfoundry.com/wp-content/flagallery/mckenna/thumbs/thumbs_general_two.jpg]00General Thomas M. Ryan, Jr.
[img src=http://stevensartfoundry.com/wp-content/flagallery/mckenna/thumbs/thumbs_general-b-illy-mitchell.jpg]00General Billy Mitchell
[img src=http://stevensartfoundry.com/wp-content/flagallery/mckenna/thumbs/thumbs_four_horsemen.jpg]00The four Horsemen
[img src=http://stevensartfoundry.com/wp-content/flagallery/mckenna/thumbs/thumbs_elroy-crazylegs-hirsch.jpg]00Elroy Crazylegs Hirsch
[img src=http://stevensartfoundry.com/wp-content/flagallery/mckenna/thumbs/thumbs_edward-walter-moose-krause.jpg]00Edward Walter Moose Krause
[img src=http://stevensartfoundry.com/wp-content/flagallery/mckenna/thumbs/thumbs_dr-raymond-r-simpson.jpg]00Dr. Raymond R Simpson
[img src=http://stevensartfoundry.com/wp-content/flagallery/mckenna/thumbs/thumbs_dr-gertrude-barber.jpg]00Dr. Gertrude Barber
[img src=http://stevensartfoundry.com/wp-content/flagallery/mckenna/thumbs/thumbs_dan_devine.jpg]00Dan Devine
[img src=http://stevensartfoundry.com/wp-content/flagallery/mckenna/thumbs/thumbs_crucifix.jpg]10Crucifix
[img src=http://stevensartfoundry.com/wp-content/flagallery/mckenna/thumbs/thumbs_coach-barry-alvarez-2.jpg]00Coach Barry Alvarez
[img src=http://stevensartfoundry.com/wp-content/flagallery/mckenna/thumbs/thumbs_charles-a-comiskey.jpg]00Charles A Comiskey
[img src=http://stevensartfoundry.com/wp-content/flagallery/mckenna/thumbs/thumbs_coach-ara-parseghian.jpg]00Coach Ara Parseghian
[img src=http://stevensartfoundry.com/wp-content/flagallery/mckenna/thumbs/thumbs_johnny_lujac.jpg]00Johnny Lujack
Johnny Lujack
[img src=http://stevensartfoundry.com/wp-content/flagallery/mckenna/thumbs/thumbs_dave-casper.jpg]00Dave Casper
[img src=http://stevensartfoundry.com/wp-content/flagallery/mckenna/thumbs/thumbs_coach-frank-leahy.jpg]00Coach Frank Leahy
[img src=http://stevensartfoundry.com/wp-content/flagallery/mckenna/thumbs/thumbs_bill_sudeck_photo.jpg]10Bill Sudeck