Newest Bronze launched by Northwest artist Shelley Curtiss

Dec 29, 2013, 17:50 ET from Stewart Jones Designs

JOSEPH, Ore., Dec. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bronze artist Shelley Curtiss releases her newest work, Winter Fox, a life size bronze in a limited addition of 55, now on display at Stewart Jones Designs, Joseph, Oregon.  Curtiss's bronze work is in public and private collections throughout the United States, including the city of New York Department of Parks and Recreation with installments in Riverside Park, Jacob Schiff Park, Seward Park, Fox Park, and St. Gauden's Memorial Park; The Virginia Museum of Animal Art; downtown art project, Woodinville, Washington; Kaiser Permanente Westside Medical Center, Hillsboro, Oregon; Main Street Art Walk, Joseph, Oregon;  US Treasury Building, Washington, DC; US Forest Service, Oregon; Walker River Resort, Smith, Nevada; the Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park in Grand Rapids, MI, the largest outdoor sculpture collection in the US; and the private collection of Jean Auel with a life size bronze wolf.


Curtiss's bronzes have been featured in numerous publications, including Fine Art Connoisseur, "Oregon's Art: As Diverse as Its Landscape," December 2012; and 1859 Oregon's Magazine, Autumn 2009, "East Meets West in Bronze Sculptures."  She has also been featured on Oregon Public Broadcasting's Oregon Art Beat and This Small Town, and has been a guest speaker for OPB and other art-related forums.  

Known for her stylized, wildlife figures in bronze, Curtiss's work also includes a series of bronzes influenced by her interest in Taoism.  She is currently working on the fourth in a series of seven bronzes capturing the spirit of her interpretation.  The first three represent "Wind - Obedience in the Mustard Seed Garden,"  "Thunder - Movement in the Mustard Seed Garden,"  and "Mountain - Stillness in the Mustard Seed Garden."  All are presently on display at Stewart Jones Designs in Joseph, Oregon, 541.432.5202, and can be viewed at or on the artist's website:

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