"The smallest things we do, can become the biggest things we've done."
Something I thought up many years ago and use as one of my tag lines, or quotes. Realizing this very idea - from doing some very small things that I was doubtful of early in my art career. Then, seeing that sometimes, it's the small things we try, or do in life that become the greatest, biggest things in life... Never say never! You never know!
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Kirk McGuire is a born artist with a lifelong curiosity for nature and wildlife. His signature trait of capturing movement and detail is from his intense love, curiosity and study of each species. Each sculpture is made of 'hot cast' bronze, using the ancient 'lost wax' casting method. Making heavy stationary object's appear 'light as air' is another of his stand out traits. In 1984 Kirk began a nine year apprenticeship at the Monterey Sculpture Center. Perfected his bronze technique from experience and creation. Kirk McGuire is a master sculptor and the following bronze sculptures are examples of his exquisite talent. The elegance of his bronze work is prominent in all his creations, each a true piece of fine art in a limited edition.
The eye-catching detail will dazzle anyone fortunate enough to display one of his lovely creations. In his 32 year sculpting career he has created more than 1,500 unique bronze sculptures, which have been collected and displayed around the world. His work has been sold to high-end art galleries, collectors, featured in magazines and on television, and he’s been commissioned by the Malaysian Princess of Jonor Baharu.
FROM THE ARTIST
"I have always been obsessed with nature and the variety of amazing wildlife. It is my inspiration! I’am fascinated in particular by the unusual and unique species. I am also inspired by the bronze age of man. I sculpt in a way that shows an emphasis on balance, harmony, movement and rhythm giving my creations a 'organic' feeling. Every living thing has beauty and I try to show this."
ART SOCIETY INDUCTIONS
The Society of Animal Artist, CO - Associate member - By jury
American Society of Marine Artist, Smithfield, VA - Member
National Museum of Wildlife Art, Jackson Hole, Wyoming - Member
The National Sculpture Society, New York - Associate member - By jury
Ocean Artist Society, Irvine, CA - Elected Member
Locations where Kirk McGuire Bronze Sculptures have been shown or sold:
Carmel, CA. Boca Raton, FL. Sonoma, CA. Monterey, CA. Captiva Islands, FL. Pacific Grove, CA. Sanibel, Islands, FL. Melbourne, AU. Le Selva Beach, CA. Santa Cruz, CA. Key West,FL. Soquel, CA. Boston, MA. Las Vegas, NV. Caesars Tahoe, NV. Capitola, CA. Maui, HI. Cambria, CA. St. John Virgin Islands San Diego, CA. Turks and Caicos Islands Palm Desert, CA. St George Parish, Bermuda Sausalito, CA. Shaw Centre, Singapore Manhattan, NY. San Francisco, CA. Paris, France, County Clare, Ireland, Hong Kong, Milan, Italy, Germany
COMMISSIONED SCULPTURE OPTIONS:
• Outdoor/indoor monumental bronze sculptures can landmark your business.
• Large indoor bronze sculptures for restaurant and businesses, resort/hotel lobbies.
• Monumental size bronze sculpture for private estates.
• Lighting- lamps, sconces, chandeliers
• Custom bronze tables including dining, coffee, end, sofa back, and entry.
• Bronze monuments for parks, science laboratories and aquariums.
• Bronze monumental fountains for private estates or businesses.
• Submerged bronze sculpture/monuments for water installations.
• Decorators/architects- monuments, furniture, sculptures for your client’s needs.
Please refer to my website for more photography and information about commissioning or purchasing sculpture, tables, and lighting.
Contact me to discuss creating an amazing marine life creation for your home or business.
"Check out my site and let me know what you like."
Kirk McGuire Sculpture
Current Residence: Tiburon, CA.
Favourite genre of music: So many, but rock and alt are my favs
Favourite photographer: Ones with the "eye"
Favourite style of art: Realistic and detailed
Personal Quote: "Sometimes the smallest thing you do becomes the greatest thing you've done"
My YouTube giant squid video slide has over 1,000,000 Views!
YOUTUBE LINK: youtu.be/ill1CgkFYHA
Favourite Visual Artist
Real ones, Rembrandt Bugatti, Michelangelo, Vincent van Gogh, Salvador Dalí, M. C. Escher
No Country For Old Men, Planet Of The Apes, Alien, 20,000 leagues, The Good, the Bad, The Ugly, Hard Times, Kill Bill, Enter The Dragon
Favourite TV Shows
MMA, UFC, Forensic Files, Cold case, Seinfeld, King of Queens, D.I. Bravo, Larry David, Sopranos, Breaking Bad, Survivorman
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
Chainsmokers, Gaga, DNCE, H.E.R., Aerosmith, Maroon 5, Metallica, Ted Nugent, so many I cannot list!
The ones I am featured in!
Favourite Gaming Platform
Tools of the Trade
My hands and imagination
Art, Orchids, Photography, Nature, food, cooking, traveling the world, all that is wild!