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Buck McCain

Painter and sculptor Buck McCain grew up as a fifth generation cattle rancher in Southern California.  Although he enrolled in a pre-med program in college, he discovered his love of art while taking a humanities class.  McCain currently resides in southern Arizona where he continues to paint and sculpt.  His work can be found in museums and corporatons across the country.

Selected Commissions: 
Bank of America, Phoenix, AZ
Booth Western Art Musuem, GA
Citi Corp, Phoenix, AZ
Colossal Cave Mountain Park, Tucson, AZ
Eitelgorg  Art Musuem, Indianapolis, IN
Fleischer Museum of Impressionism, Scottsdale, AZ
Golden Civic Foundation, Inc., Golden, CO
Harmsen Foundation, Denver, CO
K Mar Corporation, Troy MI
Leanin' Tree Museum and Sculpture Garden of Western Art, Boulder, CO
Mountain Oyster Club, Tucson, AZ
Museum of the Southwest, Midland, TX
Nita Stewart Haley Memorial Ligrary, Midland TX
Pathways Spiritual Sanctuary, Lead, SD
Pearce Western Art Collection, Corsicana, TX
Raymond James Finacial, Inc., St Petersburg, FL
Southgate Bank Prairie Village, Kansas City, KS
Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ
Wells Fargo Bank, Phoenix, AZ
Western Devcor, Inc.,/Bixby Ranch Company, Scottsdale, AZ


Selected Honors, Awards and Commissions:
2010  "Invocation"   installed at Pathways Spiritual Sanctuary, Black Hills near Lead, SD
2009  "Spirit" installed at W.P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
2009  "Cowboy" installed by Mr. Terry Schmidt at Evergreen Cemetery, Colorado Springs, CO

2009  "Featured Artist", Southeastern Cowboy Festival & Symposium, Booth Western At Museum, Caterville, GA

2007   "Purchase Award" Intenational Mastrs of Fine Art Exhibition, Greenhouse Gallery, San Antonio, TX.

2007    "The Monarch" bronze purchased by Leanin' Tree Museum and Sculpture Garden of Western Art, Boulder, CO

2006  "Artist of the Year" awarded by Friends of Westrn Art and Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ

2005  " Cowboy" lifesize bronze purchased by Leanin' Tree Museum and Sculpture Garden of Western Art, Boulde, CO

2005  "The Monarch"  lifesize bronze bison purchased by Golden Cvic Foundation, Golden, CO

2004  "Ancient Gods" painting selected for the Pageant of the Masters, Portriat of the Artist (thetrical tableau vivant), Laguna Beach CA

2003  "Invocation" monument purchased by The Nelda C. & H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation for the Stark Museum of Western Art, Orange, TX

2004  "Cowboy"  bronze purchased by the Floss Company, Golden, CO

2002 "Arizona's First Library" a 12 foot relief commissioned by Westin Kierland Resort & Spa, Scottsdale, AZ

2002 "The Monarch"  life-size bronze bison commissioned by Tri-County Intepretive Cente, Barlett, Illinois

1999  "The Snake Dance" 60" x 40" oil acquired by Raymond James Financial, Inc

1998 "Cowboy" a life-size bronze purchased by Mountain Oysters Club members to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the club.

1993  "The Silvesmith" - People's Choice Award winner at the Sedona Sculpture Walk, Sedona, AZ

1992  "Mary & Joseph" two bronzes commissioned by St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church, Tucson, AZ

1992   Two McCain Sculptures exhibited in the U.S. Embassy in Madrid, Spain for "The Art the American West" Columbus Quincentenial Celebration.

1992  "Invocation" commissioned by Leanin' Tree Museum of Western Art, Boulder, CO

1991  "Rex Allen" life-size bonze commissioned by Rex Allen Arizona Cowboy Museum, Wilcox, AZ

1990 "Spirit" monumental equine bronze commissioned by Francise Finance Corporation of America, Scottsdale, AZ

1988  "Winfield Scott - The Visionary"  commissioned by Western Devcor, Inc, and Bixby Ranch Company, Scottadale, AZ

1988  "Francisco Cuervo y Valdes" (founder of Albuquerque) Commissoned by City of Albuquerque, NM, 1% for Arts Program

1987  "Soldado de Cuera" bronze monument commissioned by the City of Tucson, AZ

1986  "Liberty" bronze commissioned by the Southgate Bank, Kansas City, KS

 

 

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