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New Series “Links”

Windows, doors and passages give way to new experiences. Squares and rectangles in Corbin's newest iteration of combined shapes, "Links", are combined to create stability or tension in each design. Rotate the sculpture for an alternate dynamic physically or aesthetically. Custom opportunities available and welcome.

Tom Corbin Selected To Sculpt Harry S. Truman

Corbin Bronze is proud to announce that the Truman Library Institute has awarded Tom Corbin the commission to sculpt a bronze monument of President Harry S. Truman. Installation will take place at the U.S. Capitol in the National Statuary Hall Collection, Washington D.C. Please enjoy the article below by Laura Spencer at KCUR, Kansas City's NPR station.

Girl with Apple II Tall

Announcing Girl with Apple II Tall, the latest piece from Corbin’s sculpture studio. A part of the “Giving Female” series, Tom sees this reflective figure as both benevolent and highly symbolic.  From a historical perspective, apples have been connotative of knowledge, temptation, love, immortality and femininity. What does this figure signify to you? Girl with Apple II Tall Edition 60 81”H,...

435 Magazine Article

Breaking the Mold: Kansas City Artist Tom Corbin Artist and sculptor Tom Corbin’s creative passion is ever changing. BY KELSIE SCHRADER PHOTOS PROVIDED BY THE CORBIN BRONZE TEAM Nothing about Tom Corbin’s sculpting career is ordinary. He was a full-time ad man before a chance encounter led him to bronze sculpting. His work strays from the norm in its look...

New Miniatures

Introducing two brand new miniature versions of Corbin’s favorites, Aurora and Female Walking. Available now, in limited quantities, exclusively through our online Store for holiday shipping Aurora Study 8″H, 2″D, 3.75″W Bronze, green/brown patina   Female Walking Study 7.75″H, 1.25″D, 5.5″W Bronze, green/brown patina

Better KC Interview

Tom was recently interviewed by host Bill Hurrelbrink on KCTV 5 CBS Kansas City.  “From corporate America to becoming a unique artist: Meet Tom Corbin. You might drive by his work every day on your commute and not even know it. Bill talked with Tom Corbin about his business and how he started it.”

KC Live Appearance

Tom was a guest on Kansas City Live with hosts Crystle Lampitt  and Kelly Nyberg on KSHB 41 NBC Kansas City.  “Sculptor and Painter Tom Corbin is a staple in the art community. He joins us to discuss his new Corbin Bronze installations throughout the city, his new artwork and the inspiration behind his work.”  

Introducing Rings: Vela and Corvus

Corbin’s Ring collection is growing! Vela and Corvus were designed to simultaneously have a larger physical footprint and also have greater visual presence, creating dynamic tension on a table surface. Vela sparkles brightly in our new finish offering for Rings in “polished bronze”. Both pieces have at least two positions to rotate for an entirely different aesthetic  Vela Edition 60 12.5”H, 17”D, 67”W Polished bronze...

NPR, KCUR Article

Why One Kansas City Artist Feels Most Productive In A 100-Year-Old Fire Station By JULIE DENESHA • AUG 20, 2018 Tom Corbin sculpts a bas-relief in his studio, a converted firehouse in Rosedale, Kansas. JULIE DENESHA / KCUR 89.3FM Sculptor Tom Corbin might be best known in Kansas City for the Firefighter’s Memorial sculpture and fountain on West 31st St., but more than 1,000 of his pieces...

IN Kansas City, Editorial

Click: Article from the inaugural issue of IN Kansas City Magazine, July 2018 At Home with the Artist Tom Corbin by PATRICIA ODELL After living in their Country Club District Mediterranean for more than 20 years, Susie and Tom Corbin looked around their almost-empty nest and thought it was time to reimagine their house in a way that would suit their...

Woman in Gown Tall

Woman in Gown Tall is elegant and refined, the very definition of statuesque. The fluid S-curve of her figure in a striated gown creates a remarkable silhouette from all perspectives. The smooth skin surface is Brancusi-inspired with finely stylized facial features and a sleek bun Woman in Gown Tall Edition 60 70”H, 13”D, 13”W Bronze, black/brown patina  

Kay Barnes Tribute

Former Mayor of Kansas City, Missouri, Kay Barnes, was honored with the dedication of Kay Barnes Grand Ballroom at the Kansas City Convention Center. Kay is Kansas City’s first female mayor and was instrumental in the revitalization of downtown Kansas City including but not limited to the Power and Light District, Sprint Center and Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts....