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Tim Shinabarger

About Tim Shinabarger

Tim Shinabarger is an award-winning American sculptor and painter internationally known for his portrayals of wildlife. Today, his works in bronze can be found in major museums and private collections, including the Autry National Center’s Museum of the American West in Los Angeles and the National Museum of Wildlife Art in Jackson, Wyoming.

Among some of his accolades: Being a four time winner of the coveted James Earle Fraser Sculpture Award at the annual Prix de West Invitational and earning similar distinctions from the National Sculpture Society, National Museum of Wildlife Art, and Society of Animal Artists. Most recently, in 2016 and 2017, he has had monumental sculptures permanently placed on the grounds of the National Museum of Wildlife Art and the CM Russell Museum.

-- Todd Wilkinson

Click on the images below to view Tim Shinabarger's artwork available for sale at this year's show.

Artist Statement

“Marmot Hunter”

About ten years ago, Roxane and I got to spend about three weeks traversing the
Kawdy Plateau in northern British Columbia. One of my fondest memories from
that trip was seeing all the Hoary Marmots. Similar to the wood chuck, but
usually smaller and with a white cape; their antics are always fun to watch. As we
rode our horses through vast wilderness valleys, they would always scurry from
rock to rock often standing upright to get a better view of these intruders. Their
shrill high pitched chirps could be heard echoing across the mountain side
announcing our progress to any other critters that might be within ear shot.
Grizzlies love to dig for them in their subterranean homes, usually deep within a
huge pile of rocks.

Past Artwork


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