High Flyers

High Flyers

Posted on Aug 26, 2015 in Blog, Introducing New Work | No Comments

Introducing the latest sculptures from Tom’s studio. These figures are soaring to new heights in unexpected ways. Inspired by Brancusi, Skyward is a stylized bird that is both sleek and powerful. Available in two sizes, these bronzes will be coveted for their clean lines and luminous patina in light golden brown. Girl on Trapeze II is an addition to Tom’s […]

Corbin Bronze on KCPT

Corbin Bronze on KCPT

Posted on Aug 3, 2015 in Blog, Events, Film and TV Appearances | No Comments

Hello Art is a Kansas City based nonprofit that connects artists and audiences through an annual calendar of events. Corbin Bronze played host to the group this summer where about 30 guests toured the firehouse and learned about Tom’s career in art as well as his current work. The event was filmed by KCPT for their […]

KC Commission

KC Commission

Posted on Jul 26, 2015 in Blog, In the Studio | No Comments

Tom has been working on three new life-size figures for a large project in the heart of Kansas City. This dynamic installation will be Tom’s tallest to date with three “frames” stacked vertically. Here’s a sneak peak from the studio

Tom on the History Channel

Tom on the History Channel

Posted on Jul 23, 2015 in Blog, Film and TV Appearances | No Comments

*THIS SATURDAY NIGHT* See the making of Tom’s larger-than-life Gorilla, along with Tom Corbin himself, on History Channel’s Monument Guys. 8:00 p.m. (CST) on History Channel 2

NUVO Magazine

NUVO Magazine

Posted on Jun 9, 2015 in Blog, Editorial | No Comments

Master Caster Tom Corbin’s bronze. By Simona Rabinovitch Artist Tom Corbin’s studio, Corbin Bronze, buzzes with energy. The space, a converted Rosedale, Kansas, firehouse built in 1912, doubles as gallery and showroom, filled with Corbin artwork: paintings, bronze sculptures, and furniture. While his furniture can be regarded as “functional art”, Corbin is equally known for his bronze sculptures. Often vertical, kinetic studies of […]

Avion II

Avion II

Posted on Jun 9, 2015 in Blog, Introducing New Work | No Comments

Nurturing and timeless, Corbin’s signature theme of The Giving Female, has a new dress, literally. The first clothed piece in the series, Avion II, has a presence that is both demure and magnetic. The iconic polished bronze bird adds surprising contrast to the green/brown patina of the female figure Avion II Edition 60 78.5”H, 14”D, 11”W Bronze, green/brown […]

Here’s Buddy

Here’s Buddy

Posted on May 19, 2015 in Blog, Introducing New Work | No Comments

Children’s Mercy Hospital welcomed Buddy with open arms, and of course a gentle pat on the head. Buddy will serve as greeter for the Hospital’s peaceful chapel courtyard

Bronze Columns

Bronze Columns

Posted on Feb 12, 2015 in Blog, Introducing New Work | No Comments

Minimalist in design, Corbin combines both primitive and geometric forms in his new limited edition bronze Columns. Ranging in height from 80″ – 94″, the three nonobjective Columns are quite a departure from Tom’s figurative work. When combined, their unique spatial dynamic will inspire a range of display options for indoor or outdoor installations. Limited edition, sold individually or as a series

In the Studio Now

In the Studio Now

Posted on Dec 30, 2014 in Blog, In the Studio | No Comments

Introducing unexpected new work from Tom’s studio including nonobjective Columns and a new bronze canine companion. Hope you enjoy the 2015 preview. Wishing you a happy and prosperous New Year from Corbin Bronze!   Tom was approached to create a special commemorative sculpture as a tribute for a beloved late daughter who was deeply involved with rescuing dogs. […]

Corbin Bronze Video

Corbin Bronze Video

Posted on Dec 30, 2014 in Blog, Video/Audio | No Comments

Take a tour of the Corbin Bronze studio, sculpture garden, galleries and offices Corbin Bronze Video from Corbin Bronze on Vimeo.  

New Fall Releases

New Fall Releases

Posted on Nov 24, 2014 in Blog, Introducing New Work | No Comments

Introducing new furniture and sculpture pieces that are full of impact, expression and movement! Striking a balance of both grace and strength, Helena’s kinetic tension begins at her feet, goes to her arched back and all the way through her fingertips. Whether viewed from the front, back or side, every view is dynamic and compelling. Tom’s newest sculpture in his signature Aurora […]

Gorilla Video

Gorilla Video

Posted on Oct 23, 2014 in Blog, Video/Audio | No Comments

The year-long journey from the Corbin Studio to the PSU Campus is documented in this “Making of the Gorilla” video. From Tom’s initial trip to the Kansas City Zoo, to The Crucible Foundry to the final installation, you’ll witness the unique process of creating a monument. “Given the opportunity to sculpt my first gorilla, I […]

Gorilla, Revealed!

Gorilla, Revealed!

Posted on Oct 13, 2014 in Blog | No Comments

OAGAAG Once A Gorilla, Always A Gorilla. 10/11, 12:13, 2014  There’s nothing quite like keeping a 2500 lb Gorilla a secret over the course of a year. Pittsburg State University unveiled a 1.5 times life-size bronze Gorilla by Tom on 10/11 at precisely 12:13 p.m. prior to their 2014 Homecoming game. As the centerpiece for the new Champions Plaza, the Gorilla will serve as […]

Champions Plaza

Champions Plaza

Posted on Oct 11, 2014 in Blog, Editorial | No Comments

PSU unveils Champions Plaza and creates new tradition. By Andrew Nash The band played, and cheerleaders shouted. Pittsburg State fans cheered loudly and the smell of tailgate wafted through the air. Although this scene seemed like either the glory days of a PSU championship run or, frankly, any given home football game, this was the […]

Painting State of Mind

Painting State of Mind

Posted on Sep 23, 2014 in Blog, Introducing New Work | No Comments

Tom’s painting voice evolves readily to capture the essence of his subjects in these new portraits. Style ranging from gestural brush strokes to photographic realism, the details are captivating while the subjects, thought-provoking

Museum Show Essay

Museum Show Essay

Posted on Jun 3, 2014 in Blog, Editorial | No Comments

The Figure:  Portrait and Symbol Paintings and Bronze Works by Tom Corbin The University of Mississippi Museum Show, Mar. 18 – Aug. 9, 2014 Essay by Dana Self Tom Corbin’s work occupies a space of utopianism, where perfection and the memory of perfection live. His female forms, family members and pets, and the carefree young people […]

New Bowls and Tables

New Bowls and Tables

Posted on Jun 2, 2014 in Blog, Introducing New Work | No Comments

Introducing new bronze accent pieces ranging from bowls to small occasional tables. Unique inspiration combined with functionality make these Corbin pieces coveted and unforgettable Baako Bowl 2.5”H, 12”D, 39”W Bronze, brown patina with polished edge Makena Bowl 2.5”H, 10”D, 23”W Bronze, brown patina with polished edge Tryke Table 23”H, 18”D, 15”W Bronze, black/brown patina Astin Table 28”H, 12.5”D, 12”W […]

New Small Sculpture

New Small Sculpture

Posted on Jun 2, 2014 in Blog, Introducing New Work | No Comments

 Tom was inspired to create new small sculptures for his Museum Show at the University of Mississippi. These limited editions are playful and unexpected in their composition and dynamic in display Girl on Trapeze Edition 60 12”H, 5”D, 4”W Bronze, green/brown patina with polished highlights Counterbalance Edition 60 20”H, 8.75”D, 26”W Bronze, black/brown patina Seated Figure Study I […]

2014 Press Sightings

2014 Press Sightings

Posted on Apr 28, 2014 in Blog, Press Sightings | No Comments

Miamian Fall 2014 Text: The Figure as Muse Girl with Dove Luxe Magazine October 2014 Article: Natural Instincts (p. 249) “A Vail Valley retreat embraces its surroundings with architecture that opens the interiors to the outdoors and materials that complement nature’s palette.” Text by Linda Hayes Photography by Peter and Kelley Gibeon Le Nu         […]

Tom Corbin at the UM Museum of Art

Tom Corbin at the UM Museum of Art

Posted on Mar 20, 2014 in Blog, Editorial | No Comments

      Whether he is sculpting for an action movie or painting the family poodle, Roxy, Tom Corbin’s artistic talents cover a broad spectrum. His exhibit, “The Figure: Portrait and Symbol, Paintings and Bronze,” opened at The University of Mississippi Museum March 18. The exhibit includes bronze sculptures and paintings. The opening reception at […]