Mike Barlow Bronze Sculpture

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An Bronze wildlife sculpture artist, Mike Barlow, solidifies anatomical correctness into his sculpture, capturing the essence of his wildlife subjects. Mike has sculpted many captivating animal scenes that ultimately tell a potent story. Characteristically, his dexterous surfaces magnify the true spirit of his wildlife subjects.

“I work to express the strength and power of the animals I sculpt within a classic context while incorporating a contemporary flare.” – Mike Barlow

From an early age, Mike immersed himself in the study of the greatest American and European sculptors such as Alexander Phimister ProctorFrançois Auguste René RodinAntoine-Louis Barye and Pierre-Jules Mêne and notable painters such as Carl RungiusBob Kuhn and John Singer SargentBeginning as a teenager, he studied the art in museums of London, Paris, Rome, Florence, Madrid, Moscow, St. Petersburg, New York, and Los Angeles.  Classic masterpieces greatly influenced Mike’s style. His years as a professional wildlife photographer served him well and gave Mike a solid foundation for the sculpture that he is so passionate about today.

In 2000, Mike entered full-time into a career as a wildlife sculptor. Mike and his work were quickly acclaimed throughout the art community. Today his sculpture is part of collections worldwide.