Christine Knapp

15th Annual ARC Salon (2020-2021)

Christine Knapp

United States

Christine Knapp, Sculptor

Biography
Award winning sculptor, Christine Knapp, has been a professional artist since 1990. She is best known for her realistic bronze creations of both animal and human subjects, ranging from miniature to monumental sizes. She attended art classes at the University of Dayton and Sinclair Community College. Christine has also studied with many well-known painters and sculptors, concentrating her studies in sculpture with Lincoln Fox, Walt Horton, and Veryl Goodnight among others. In order to better convey the spirit of her subjects, she travels extensively to obtain first-hand knowledge through personal observation and her own photography. Her work is in public and private collections in the USA, Canada, Europe, and Africa.

Juried Shows, Awards & Memberships
• Selected by the City of Golden to create a life and one quarter sized Elk bronze for a prominent traffic roundabout in their city. Scheduled for official installment April 2019.
• Commissioned by Stamford Hospital, Stamford Connecticut to create a bronze for their University of Nursing.
• 2017 Selected by Na Aina Kai Botanical Gardens,Kuai,Hawaii, to create a life sized moose and caribou for permanent display.
• 2017; Awarded the prestigious Rose Award by the Susan K Black Foundation for her excellence in sculpture and as a teacher.
• Commissioned by the Otterbox Corporation to create bronze employee awards 2014
o Sculpture in the Park exhibitor 2010 through 2020
o Elected as Signature Member to The Society of Animal Artists, June 2009
• Best of the West Show, June 2004, & 2005 Pinetop, Arizona. Awarded best-multicolored sculpture at this show.
• Commissioned by Good Samaritan Hospital in Dayton, Ohio to create two bronzes for their University of Nursing May 2006.
• Bronze depicting a running Cheetah titled “Amazing Grace” presented to the President of Namibia as a conservation award in the United Nations, NYC, October 2005.

Permanent Collections:
• Wildlife Experience Museum, Parker Colorado
• Na’ Aina Kai Botanical Gardens & Sculpture Park, Kauai, Hawaii (three separate sculptures)
• Village of Erie Sculpture Park, Erie, Colorado
• Otterbox Corporate Headquarters, Ft. Collins, Colorado.
• City of Golden, Colorado -elk monument in prominent traffic roundabout

 

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