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Kansas City, Kansas artist chosen for U.S. Capitol statue of Harry Truman

Fox 4 News by: Matt Stewart, Travis Meier Posted: Mar 30, 2021 / 07:16 AM CDT / Updated: Mar 30, 2021 / 08:11 AM CDT KANSAS CITY, Kan. — A local artist is putting the finishing touches on a new statue that will soon stand inside the U.S. Capitol building. It honors former President Harry Truman. Kansas City, Kansas-based sculptor Tom Corbin has spent the...

Artist talks about Harry Truman sculpture that will be displayed at US Capitol

KMBC 9 News ABC Mar 25, 2021 Kelly Eckerman KANSAS CITY, Mo. — After 75 years, former president Harry Truman is headed back to Washington. A statue of Truman will go on display at the U.S. Capitol. A local artist is putting the finishing touches on the sculpture that could put the Independence native back in the national spotlight.

KCUR: President Harry S. Truman Returns To Washington, D.C., As A Bronze Statue Ready To Shake Your Hand

KCUR | By Laura Spencer Published March 25, 2021 at 1:23 PM CDT Each state gets to honor two citizens with statues in the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. In 2022, one of Missouri’s contributions will be a statue of President Harry S. Truman. Artist and sculptor Tom Corbin on Thursday stood in his Kansas City, Kansas, studio, next to a clay...

Introducing New Works

An ode to nature lovers and our beloved pollinators alike, Bee Scene features a stylized honeycomb motif with a perched honey bee. All in bronze, this contemporary screen sculpture serves as a reminder to protect our environment, now and forever. Bee Study is the monumental polished bronze bee shown in Bee Scene. This special pollinator is available to purchase sans hive and/or with an added limestone base to...

Published Article from Startland News

Tom Corbin Continued: Famed KC sculptor shapes decades of creativity into a work of art By: Whitney Burke   November 25, 2020 Click here to read on Startland News website Tom Corbin, Corbin Bronze Like many in the entrepreneur community, nationally renowned sculptor and painter Tom Corbin didn’t truly embrace his calling until hitting a wall at his uninspiring day job. “I...
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Published Article from SIMPLYkc Magazine

Molding a Life’s Passion: Tom Corbin Continued Written by Shannon E. Roesgen. Photos provided by Tom Corbin. Tom Corbin is a self-taught sculptor, painter, and furniture designer who embraces a “planned accident” philosophy when creating his works of art. In fact, one might say Corbin’s entire career as an artist has been a planned accident. Born in Dayton, Ohio, in...

Introducing New Works

"The Passage Totem symbolically is driven by two primary icons, a stylized female symbol and a keyhole. In combination they suggest the ever evolving station and role of a woman in society. In a sense, it conjures the opening "up" or "unlocking" of new chapters of the emerging female." ~ Tom Corbin

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“Thinking about our world status as of 2020, I hope these works represent reaching out with benevolence, compassion and empathy when humanity’s desire for peace and hope are palpable. Prior to the shutdown in March, I had sculpted a simple “XO” as I’ve been interested in the combination of shapes and symbolism for some time. Evidence of this intrigue made...

In the Studio

New nonobjective designs are emerging in the studio in the form of a Totem, a Column and even Boomerangs! Here's a behind the scenes view of what Tom has been working on. Please follow us on Instagram @corbinbronze for more artist's studio views.

IN Kansas City Magazine Article

Tom Corbin: The Sculptor and Painter Answers Four Questions

Introducing the XO Series

“Thinking about our world status as of 2020, I hope these works represent reaching out with benevolence, compassion and empathy when humanity’s desire for peace and hope are palpable. Prior to the shutdown in March, I had sculpted a simple “XO” as I’ve been interested in the combination of shapes and symbolism for some time. Evidence of this intrigue made...

Podcast – Banking on KC

lease listen as Tom is interviewed for the Banking on KC Podcast: "On this episode of Banking on KC, Tom Corbin, world-renowned artist and founder of Corbin Bronze, joins host Kelly Scanlon to discuss his evolution as an artist—including his foray into multiple mediums—as well as what it takes to create a business while staying true to his artistic vision....