Editorial

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

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 new...

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....

Man of Bronze

June 2016 435 Magazine City File, It’s What I Do Man of Bronze Local sculptor Tom Corbin delights in the third dimension. Words by Jan Dumay Photo by Tara Shupe His work is in 27 galleries, museums and showrooms nationally and internationally, in dozens of noteworthy public installations in the Kansas City area and elsewhere, and in several movies such as The Perfect Murder and True Lies....

Wall Street Journal

Sculptor Tom Corbin’s Backyard Bronzes December 10, 2015 Wall Street Journal Real Estate, Guru Article by Alina Dizik Photography by Chris Mullins Full article: Sculptor Tom Corbin’s Backyard Bronzes Gallery of photos: A Sculptor’s Bronze Beauties A Kansas City, Kan., artist crafts garden centerpieces in bronze to create a sophisticated feel outdoors. Roxy, a 5-foot-tall poodle, and Jacqueline, an 8-foot-nude, were created for a...

KC Magazine

KC Magazine November Issue AN ARTFUL FÊTE Art, food and spirited conversation spark a casual evening at the Corbin Firehouse. Story by Kimberly Stern  |  Photos by Jason Dailey It’s a beautiful thing when beloved Kansas City artist and sculptor Tom Corbin steps from his studio, situated on the lower level of a historic 1912 Southwest Boulevard building, to enjoy cocktails and dinner...

NUVO Magazine

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 the female form, his chief...

Champions Plaza

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 scene for the start of...

Museum Show Essay

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 of his paintings, are suspended...

Tom Corbin at the UM Museum of Art

      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 the museum will be held...

Corbin featured in KC Magazine, Men’s Issue

Kansas City lays claim to a host of charming men. Famous, handsome men who have landed on the big screen, the playing fields and the hearts of women (and men) worldwide.