Gibby Bronze

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Western Art Collector - - STATE OF THE ART: UTAH -

Bronze sculp­tor Ray­mond Gibby wasn’t al­ways work­ing as an artist. In­stead he ini­tially worked as a T-shirt screen printer in Mur­ray, Utah, with a long­ing to break out. It wasn’t un­til after 9/11 that he fi­nally put his love of fine art to the fore­front of his life. As he watched the nation re­build it­self, he too would rein­vent him­self, be­gin­ning his ed­u­ca­tion in sculp­ture. “I saw artists strug­gle and go by the way­side while some con­tin­ued to flour­ish and be suc­cess­ful. I tried to be a care­ful stu­dent and learn what busi­ness prac­tices and art tech­niques could tra­verse a na­tional tragedy. That whole time was spent ob­serv­ing and de­vel­op­ing my iden­tity as a sculp­tor,” says Gibby. He even­tu­ally de­cided to fo­cus his at­ten­tion on wildlife, and now cre­ates highly re­al­is­tic sculp­tures of pri­mar­ily North Amer­i­can beasts, some of which are true to ac­tual size. Gibby is rep­re­sented at the Sig­na­ture Gal­leries in Santa Fe, New Mex­ico, and Scotts­dale, Ari­zona; Moun­tain Trails Gallery in Se­dona, Ari­zona; and Moun­tain Trails Gallery in Jack­son, Wy­oming, and Park City, Utah.

Ray­mond Gibby, Some­thing in the Air, bronze in progress, ed. of 10, 78 x 36 x 36"

Ray­mond Gibby, Re­turn of the White Buf­falo, bronze, ed. of 20, 24 x 20 x 10”

Ray­mond Gibby, A Good Scratch, bronze, ed. of 50, 6 x 5 x 4”

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