Editorial

KC Studio Article: Truman Returns to Washington

Arts News: Truman Returns to Washington By Bryan F. Le Beau, July 12, 2021  Marking the 75th anniversary of Harry Truman’s ascendency to the presidency and coinciding with the much-anticipated grand opening of the redesign of the Truman Library and Museum (both delayed a bit by the pandemic), Harry Truman will soon be joining several...

Roo Sculpture Article: UMKC Today

Roo Sculpture by Artist Tom Corbin Settles Into New Home Story by: Patricia O’Dell, odellpa@umkc.edu Published: Apr 26, 2021 Students, faculty and staff welcome new Roo to campus UMKC students, faculty and staff welcomed the newest UMKC Roo to campus in the first public event since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Mahreen Ansari, UMKC Student...

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 ofMissouri’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,...

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...

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...

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....

IN Kansas City Magazine Article

Tom Corbin: The Sculptor and Painter Answers Four Questions

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...
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