by Bill Starke
4-7" figures on 24in stand with a round base.
Images left to right: seated, handstand, freefall, ball handstand, stiltwalker
Sculptor Bill Starke was born in Colorado in 1946. He studied art at the University of Southern Colorado, University of Colorado, University of Northern Colorado and Metropolitan State College in Denver, graduating with a B.A. in Drawing and Printmaking in 1973.
Bill has been the instructor of Anatomy at the Art Students League of Denver for over a decade. Students in his classes study human anatomy by building skeletal armatures and sculpting the musculature in red oil-based clay. He has also presented his Anatomy for Artists workshops for the art department at Red Deer College, Alberta, Canada as well as classes for art students in Colorado at Metropolitan State College, the Loveland Academy of Fine Arts and Summer Series at Red Deer, Alberta.
For the last five years Bill has worked exclusively in bronze, creating compositions of figures portraying the beauty, complexity and humor of the human condition.