A wildlife sculptor who depicts anatomy of animals realistically, Tim Cherry was born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada and grew up in the mining town of Nelson in British Columbia.
At age 15, he became a wrangler and cook with an outfitter who led fishing and hunting trips into the wilderness of British Columbia. Over the next fifteen years, he continued that kind of work, specializing in moose and bear hunting, in the Yukon and Northwest Territories. His domain was 10,000 square miles.
He also became a taxidermist which led him to sculpting molds for trophy mounts and eventually to a career as full time wildlife sculptor. His primary studio is in Branson, Missouri, but he spends much time in Loveland, Colorado.
In in February 2007 exhibition of the National Sculpture Society, Tim Cherry received the society’s highest honor, the Gold Medal and for his horse sculpture, Flea Flicker, was given the Maurice B. Hexter Prize.
View Tim Cherry’s website.
Biography courtesy www.AskART.com.
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