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KIM SHAKLEE




Ascent

#4/30 bronze
15"h x 9"w x 12"l
$3700



Blue Dawn

#25/35 bronze
SOLD



Spring Splendor

#10/30 bronze
SOLD



River Rascal

#5/45 bronze
$985



Tranquility

#8/30 bronze
$2850



Reveille

#2/35 bronze
$1650



Phantom Journey

#9/20 bronze
$3270



Daisy

#4/45 bronze
SOLD



Your Pad or Mine

#11/45 bronze
$1650



Puma Ridge

#4/20 bronze
$4500



Hindsight #5/45

1/2"h x 5 1/2" w x 5 1/2" l
bronze
$950



Spellbound #13/20

19"H x 10"W x 13"L
bronze
$3350



International Harvester #18/30

9"Hx 10"Wx16"L
bronze
$2200



Cactus Jack #6/20

17"Hx13"Wx21"L
bronze
$3850



Homeward Bound #2/8

81"H x 61"W x 35"D
$45,000



Daybreak #2/45

6"Hx7"Wx8"L
bronze
$985



Tanaya & Tanu #3/20

18"H x 18"W x 21"L
Bronze
$6850



Prairie Thunder

bronze, #2/30
$3150


Kim Shaklee, a successful wildlife and marine sculptor, distinguishes herself from other artists by her ability to transform static metal into fluid motion to capture the essence of an animal.

Kim is a native of Denver, Colorado. She spent her summers and holidays during her youth at her family's summer home in Estes Park, Colorado. The rugged beauty and grandeur of Rocky Mountain National Park served as her backyard. It was there Kim developed a deep appreciation for the natural world, and an intense love for wildlife. She was able to study an abundance of wildlife first hand, giving her a strong foundation for her future as a sculptor.

Kim was strongly influenced by her artistic father, and her grandfather, who was a large-animal veterinarian. They helped her to define and understand her love for and philosophy for nature in general, and for wildlife and our environment in particular. Combining her life experiences, knowledge, strong artistic abilities, and love for creatures of land and sea, Kim has become a skilled wildlife and marine artist.

Her works have been shown in many national and international exhibitions, and are included in collections around the world, including the Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington, D.C.; the Oklahoma City Zoological Gardens, Oklahoma City, OK; and Benson Park Sculpture Garden, Loveland, CO.

Notable showings include the prestigious National Academy of Design in New York, Mystic International Maritime Exhibition, CT; Art of the Animal Kingdom, VT; American Art in Miniature, Gilcrease Museum, OK; and Distinguished Women In Marine Art, CT.

Kim has received numerous awards including the Gold Medal of Honor from Allied Artists of America, the Paul Manship Memorial Award, and the Anna Hyatt Huntington Bronze Medal. She was recently awarded Best of Show - Southern Wildlife Festival, Decatur, GA, the Claude Parsons Memorial Award at the Salmagundi Club from the American Artists Professional League, Award of Merit - 11th Maritime Exhibition; Coos Bay Art Museum, and the People's Choice Award from Art for the Mountain Community's Public Sculpture Program.

Her work has been the subject of several editorial features in well-known publications, including Art of the West, Wildlife Art, Sporting Classics, InformArt, and American Artist.

Memberships include: American Society of Marine Artists, Allied Artists of America, American Artists Professional League (Fellow), American Academy of Women Artists, Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Arts Club, Pen & Brush, Inc., and Women Artists of the West.

RECENT AWARDS
BEST OF SHOW - Three Dimensional - Signature Exhibition, American Academy of Women Artists; Tucson, AZ 2005 2005
FIRST PLACE - Sculpture and Carving - 24th annual Southern Wildlife Festival; Decatur, AL
PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD - Art and the Mountain Community Public Sculpture Program - Evergreen, CO 2004/2005
CLAUDE PARSONS MEMORIAL AWARD - 76th Grand National Exhibition, American Artists Professional League - Salmagundi Club; New York, NY 2004
BEST OF SHOW - 23rd annual Southern Wildlife Festival, Decatur, GA 2004
AWARD OF MERIT - 11th Maritime Exhibition - Coos Bay Art Museum; Coos Bay, OR 2004
RAYMOND H. BRUMER MEMORIAL AWARD- 90th annual National Exhibition; Allied Artists Of America - National Arts Club, New York, NY 2003
BEST OF SHOW - Three Dimensional; 5Th International Juried Competition and Exhibition, Women Artists Of The West - Headwaters Arts Center; Dubois, WY 2003
ART OF THE WEST PUBLISHERS AWARD - Three Dimensional; 5TH International Juried Competition and Exhibition - WAOW, Headwaters Arts Center; Dubois, WY 2003
PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD - Three Dimensional; 5TH International Juried Competition and Exhibition - WAOW, Headwaters Arts Center; Dubois, WY 2003
JUDGES AWARD OF HONORABLE MENTION- 75th annual Grand National Exhibition; American Artists Professional League - Salmagundi Club, New York, NY 2003
PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD - City of Northglenn; Northglenn Arts and Humanities Foundation - Northglenn, CO 2002
DOMINICO FACCI MEMORIAL AWARD - 89th annual National Exhibition; Allied Artists of America - National Arts Club, New York, NY 2002
LEONARD J. MEISELMAN MEMORIAL AWARD FOR TRADITIONAL SCULPTURE -74th annual Grand National Exhibition, American Artists Professional League; Salmagundi Club - New York, NY 2002
JOHN RICHARD WARREN MEMORIAL AWARD - 5th Bi-annual Kentucky National Wildlife Exhibition, Henderson, KY - Russell Fink; Juror 2002
SCULPTURE AWARD - Signature Exhibition - American Academy of Women Artists; Contemporary Southwest Galleries - Santa Fe, NM 2002
GOLD MEDAL & BRONZESMITH GALLERY AWARD - Contemporary Sculpture, 28th annual Phippen Museum Show, Prescott, AZ 2002
GOLD MEDAL OF HONOR AND AWARD - 88th annual National Exhibition, Allied Artists of America, Inc.; National Arts Club, New York, NY 2001
AWARD OF EXCELLENCE - 22nd annual International Marine Art Exhibition, Mystic Seaport Maritime Museum; Mystic, CT 2001
CALVARY BAPTIST CHURCH AWARD, 73rd annual Grand National Exhibition, American Artists Professional League; Salmagundi Club, NY 2001
GOLD MEDAL - CONTEMPORARY SCULPTURE, 27th annual Phippen Museum Show, Prescott, AZ 2001
ANIMAL ART AWARD - BEST IN SHOW, 52nd annual National Exhibition; Wind River Valley Art Show, Dubois, WY 2001
JUDGES AWARD - Animals In Art - 14th annual International Exhibition - LSU School of Veterinary Medicine, Baton Rouge, LA 2001

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

ALLIED ARTISTS OF AMERICA
AMERICAN SOCIETY OF MARINE ARTISTS
AMERICAN ARTISTS PROFESSIONAL LEAGUE
AMERICAN ACADEMY OF WOMEN ARTISTS
WOMEN ARTISTS OF THE WEST
PEN & BRUSH INC
CATHARINE LORILLARD WOLFE ARTS CLUB
NORTHGLENN ARTS & HUMANITIES FOUNDATION
NORTHGLENN ARTS & HUMANITIES FOUNDATION

PERMANENT COLLECTIONS
SMITHSONIAN NATIONAL ZOOLOGICAL PARK, Washington D.C.
OKLAHOMA CITY ZOO, Oklahoma City, OK
BENSON PARK SCULPTURE GARDEN, Loveland High Plains Arts Council; Loveland, CO
MARINE NATIONAL BANK, Naples, FL
CITY OF NORTHGLENN - Northglenn Arts and Humanities Foundation; Northglenn, CO
CITY OF SUMMERVILLE - AZALEA PARK - Sculpture In The South; Summerville, SC
BENNINGTON CENTER FOR THE ARTS, Bennington, VT
DOWNTOWN PRESERVATION PROJECT, Lawrenceburg, IN
VAIL VALLEY JET CENTER, Vail, CO
KERR/MCGEE, Oklahoma City, OK
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS ART COUNCIL, Steamboat Springs, CO
CITY OF NEWTON - MAYTAG PARK, Iowa Sculpture Festival; Newton, IA