Born: Kamas, UT, 1939
Clark Bronson was born in Kamas, Utah in 1939. He creates his bronze sculpture of big game subjects in an academic realistic style. He lives in Provo, Utah and Bozeman, Montana.
Bronson, the son of a game warden, took correspondence study in art after graduating from high school. In 1959, he began to study art at the University of Utah, he soon left because he could not learn about his great interest, wildlife painting. He then apprenticed with Utah artist Arnold Friberg for three years. From 1960 to 1963 Bronson worked as an illustrator for the Utah Fish and Game Commission. He also worked as a freelance artist doing illustrations for national magazines and newspapers including Sport Afield, Boy’s Life, The Denver Post. Many of his magazine covers won national awards.
In 1969, Bronson turned to sculpture. He has exhibited his work at the National Cowboy Hall of Fame (1973, 1974, and 1975) and at the National Sculpture Society in 1981 where he won a silver medal for a bronze sculpture. Among his notable works are Big Boys (1984), Eagle’s Conquest, and Skyward Bound, the winner of a silver medal in 1977. Bronson has been a member of the National Academy of Western Artists, Society of Animal Artists, and the National Sculpture Society.