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CHRIS NAVARRO STUDIO ph (307) -259-7305
30 Artist Way Sedona AZ 86351 winter studio Dec – May
5231 SQUAW CREEK RD, CASPER, WY 82604 summer studio June-Nov
NAVARRO GALLERY & SCULPTURE GARDEN ph (928)-204-1144
Tlaquepaque Suite D 103 336 SR 179 Sedona AZ 86336
Websites www.chrisnavarro.com www.cnavarroart.com
Email chrisnavarrostudio@gmail.com navarrogallery@gmail.com
FULL TIME PROFESSIONAL SCULPTOR SINCE 1986
Artists I have studied with.
Fritz White, Gerald Balciar, George Lundeen, Glenna Goodacre, Grant Speed, Ed Fraughton, Herb Mignery, Lincoln Fox, Richard McDonald, Kent Ulburg
EXHIBITS AND AWARDS
 DANADA SCULPTURE GARDEN SHOW- WHEATON, IL invitational 1993
 HAPPY CANYON ART SHOW- PENALTON, OR- invitational 1993
 NATIONAL WILDLIFE ART SHOW- OVERLAND PARK, KS 1992 Invitational first place sculpture 1993, 1994 Best of Show Western Sculpture and Best of Show Overall Display
 LOVELAND SCULPTURE INVITATIONAL-LOVELAND,CO 1991-2014
 COORS WESTERN ART EXHIBIT – DENVER, CO invitational 1994
 MESA SCULPTURE IN THE STREETS- MESA, AZ- purchase award 2006
 ART ON THE GREEN- GREEN RIVER, WY- Purchase award 2006-2008
 GREELEY INDEPENDENCE ART SHOW- GREELEY, CO- 1996-2014
 MOUNTAIN OYSTER ART SHOW – TUSCON, AZ – invitational 1991-2013
 JACKSON HOLE ARTS FESTIVAL- JACKSON, WY- quick draw 2003-2014
 BUFFALO BILL ART SHOW AND SALE- CODY, WY- invitational 1991-20014
PEOPLES CHOICE AWARD 2008 QUICK DRAW
PEOPLES CHOICE AWARD 2011 QUICK DRAW
 PEOPLES CHOICE AWARD 2013 QUICK DRAW
 CALGARY STAMPEDE ART SHOW- CALGARY ALBERTA-invitational 2012-2013
BEST OF SHOW NEW ARTIST 2012
BUFFALO BILL ART SHOW AND SALE- 2015 Honorary Artist CODY, WY
WYOMING ARTS COUNCIL GOVENORS ART AWARD –CHEYENNE WY 2016
SCULPTING SEMINARS TAUGHT
 2000 FECHIN ART WORKSHOP- TAOS, NM
 2003 WESTERN SPIRIT ART SHOW, OLD WEST MUSEUM-CHEYENNE, WY
 2008 & 2009 SEDONA SCULPTING WORKSHOP- SEDONA, AZ
 2010 TMRIPLE D GAME FARM – KALISPELL MT
PUBLICATIONS
 Western Horseman magazine – Colorado springs, CO-April 1987, September 1992, and November 2001
 National Sculpture Society Sculpture Review magazine- New York, NY- 1987
 Bugle magazine – Missoula, MT- Spring 1991
 Inform Art magazine- Casper WY- July, August 1992
 The New Yorker magazine, New York, NY- September 1992
 Sporting Classic- Camden, SC- March, April 1992, March 2003
 Yippy Yi Yea magazine- fall 1993
 The Western Bronze OF Chris Navarro – 30 minute video
 Sculpture Forum magazine – summer 1998
 “Chasing the Wind” The Art Of Chris Navarro – 176 page book 2009
Art Life 2002, 2003
 Equine Vision magazine – March 2003
 Wyoming Home and Living magazine- September 2004
 Wildlife Art magazine – September 2001- May 2006
 Art Revue magazine- Loveland, CO- Summer 1993, 1997
 Sedona Home and Garden magazine- Spring 2006
 Southwest Art magazine,9/ 1992, 10/1993 ,7/ 2003, 3/ 2008, 7/2012
 Cowboys And Indians magazine- March 2008
 Arizona Collectors Guide -2011, 2012
 Sculptors of the Rockies book-2009
 Western Art Collector magazine – April 2008
 Western Art & Architecture magazine-August 2012
 Kudos art review Sedona magazine April 2013
 Big Sky Journal magazine 2013
 The Wrangler June 2014
 Wyoming Chronicles Wyoming PBS 30 minute documentary 10/30/2014
 Rodeo News March 2015
‘’EMBRACE THE STRUGGLE’’ by Chris Navarro A hardbound 122 page book. 2016
Museum One Man Show ‘’EMBRACE THE STRUGGLE’’ a traveling show by artist Chris Navarro featuring 50 bronze sculptures. Exhibit schedule –
Nicolaysen Art Museum Casper, WY May 27-August 14, 2016
Washakie Museum and Cultural Center Worland, WY September 15 – November 5, 2016.
Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame Colorado Springs, CO November 20-Febuary 20, 2017
Booth Western Art Museum Cartersville, GA March 9- June 11 2017.

MUSEUM COLLECTION
Buffalo Bill Center of the West – Cody, WY
National Cowboy Hall of Fame –Oklahoma City, Ok
Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame – Colorado Springs, CO
Old West Museum- Cheyenne, WY
Pioneer Museum- Douglas, WY
Booth Western Art Museum- Cartersville, Georgia
Washakie Museum- Worland; WY
Tate Museum – Casper, WY
Bull Riding Hall of Fame -Fort Worth TX
Idaho Wildlife Museum – Coeur d’Alene, ID

MONUMENTAL & LIFE SIZE WORKS
10TH MOUNTAIN – 14’ World War II ski trooper- Aspen, CO 1997
20% CHANCE OF FLURRIES – 15’ rancher on horseback with calf bronze- Ft. Collins, CO and Casper Wyoming 2005
AUTUMNS CHALLENGE-9’ bull elk bronze – Vail CO 2008
BEST FRIENDS 4’ boy with dog on bench bronze -Casper, WY 1997
BOLT FROM THE BLUE- 6’ falcon bronze – Air Force Academy, CO 2015
BUFFALO SOLDIER- 10’ cavalry soldier bronze – Cheyenne, WY 2007
CAT PLAY -2’ cat bronze- Denver, CO 2001
CHAMPION LANE FROST – 15’ bull rider bronze- Cheyenne, WY 1993
CLIMB AS HIGH AS YOUR DREAMS- 9’ rock climber bronze – Mesa, AZ 2006
COLUMBIAN MAMMOTH – 20’ Columbian mammoth bronze- Worland WY 2010
COWBOY TOUGH- 5’cowboy on bucking horse bronze – University of Wyoming- Laramie, WY 2004
EAGLE AGAINST THE SUN -10’ bronze and stainless steel eagle- Casper, WY 1994
EDITORIAL WITHOUT WORDS- 7 ’Shriner with child bronze- Evansville, IN 2003
ESSENCE OF REX -13.5’ tyrannosaurus rex bronze -Casper, Wyoming 2014
FAMILY TIES 3.5’ boy with girl bronze-Casper WY 2003
FOUNTAIN OF HOPE- 9’ fountain with doves bronze & stainless steel – Sedona, AZ 2001
MUSTANG PRIDE- 12’ wild horse bronze – Casper, WY 2003
PRIDE OF THE ROCKIES- 6’ 9” big horn ram bronze- Tulsa, OK 2009 Glenrock WY 2014
PRINCE OF THE FOREST-64’’ whitetail buck bronze-Scottsdale, AZ 2001
RUFF & TUFF 3.5’ bronze grizzly cubs Casper, WY
SACRED HEART OF JESUS – 17’ Jesus bronze Casper, WY 2017
SAINT ANTHONY’S JOY – 8’ St Antony bronze Casper, WY 2011
SALMON DREAMS- 32’’two life-size grizzly bears bronze – Jackson, WY 2006
SO THAT’S A DUCK -2’ Labrador retriever puppies bronze –Denver, CO 2001
SPIRIT OF THE THUNDERBIRD- 15’ eagle dancer bronze- Casper, WY 1995
THE BIG BULL- 9’ bugling bull elk bronze- Vail, CO 1992
THE JOY OF LIFE- 9’ mare and colt bronze – Scottsdale, AZ and Casper WY 2007
THE RING OF PEACE- 19’ bell with doves bronze & stainless steel – Casper, WY 2004
TREE OF LIFE- 9’ doves and tree bronze Casper, WY 2005
WHEN CHAMPIONS MEET- 15’ Saddle bronc rider – Greeley, CO 1997
WILD SONG -8’ coyote bronze- Cal State San Bernardino, CA 2016
WYOMING COWBOY 16’cowboy on bucking horse bronze- Laramie, Wyoming University Wyoming 2014