Putting Marrow In The Bones

Categories: 2022 March-April Issue, Bronze, Figurative, Genre, Greeves, Richard, Portrait, Sculpture, and Wildlife.

“I used to sit at Clark’s desk and draw. Who does that?”

Acclaimed Western sculptor Richard Greeves is reminiscing about his childhood in St. Louis, Missouri, and yes, he’s talking about that Clark: Captain William Clark, of Lewis and Clark. Greeves’ childhood home, a stone’s throw from the Louisiana Purchase celebration grounds, afforded him the opportunity to serve as an unpaid gofer at the Missouri History Museum where he would rummage through the archives and make himself comfortable on the explorers’ furniture. “Back in those days, nobody thought much about it,” he says with a laugh. “They just thought of it as Lewis and Clark’s old junk.”

Read the full article in the March/April 2022 issue.

American Pronghorn

28” by 23” by 12”

“The American pronghorn is unique to the North American continent. These animals date back to prehistoric times. Wyoming is the cradle of the pronghorn population and has more pronghorns than any other state in the union.”

Jean-Baptiste Charbonneau

40” by 20” by 10”

“Jean-Baptiste Charbonneau was the son of Sacagawea. Each tribe has a different cradleboard shape. These people rode horses a lot, and the cradleboard protected the children if they fell off.”