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Liturgical Commissions


To commission a sculpture carved in wood or cast in bronze, contact Mark to discuss the creation of a unique statue.

Email: mark.carroll@thesculpturestudio.com  or call: 480-310-4822

Risen Savior carving

Risen Savior  ©

A 7 foot tall woodcarving for a church in Chandler AZ.

Basswood and tools

Basswood boards were glued together and I began carving out the figure.

Pope John XXIII

The carving is nearly complete. A stain will be applied next.  

Pope John XXIII

St. Pope John XXIII  ©

A four foot tall woodcarving for a church in Austin TX.

Risen Christ in Church

The basswood carving in progress.

Pope John XXIII

I made a half size clay model of the figure and a full size study for the head. The figure was hand carved with mallet and chisels. When the carving was finished, it was painted. See the full provess at St.Pope John XXIII           

Saints

I was commissioned to carve two saints for a church in Austin TX. You can see more of the process by clicking Blog and scroll down to Liturgical Sculptures.

St. Phobe

St. Phoebe  ©

Both figures are five feet tall and carve out of basswood. I made a clay model to use as reference during carving.

St Mary Magdalen

St. Mary Magdalene  ©

I did the wood carving and the finishing was applyed by someone at the church.

Risen Christ

Risen Christ  ©

Detail before staining wood.

Risen Christ in Church

Risen Christ  ©

Basswood, 5' tall

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church

Dunkirk NY

Sacred Heart

Sacred Heart  ©

Basswood, 5' tall

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church

Dunkirk NY

Mother Seton with a Child

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton  ©

Basswood, 5' tall

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church

Dunkirk NY

Holy Family

Holy Family  ©

Basswood, 5'x5'

St. Vincent Church

Elma NY

Mother Seton

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton  ©

Basswood, 5' tall

St. Vincent Church

Elma NY

Risen Christ

Risen Christ  ©

Basswood, 7' tall

St. Phillips Church

Cheektowaga NY

St Vincent

St. Vincent  ©

Basswood, 6' tall

St. Phillips Church

Cheektowaga NY

St Francis

St. Francis  ©

Terra Cotta, 3' tall

Private Collection

Syracuse NY

St. Bonaventure

St. Bonaventure  ©

Basswood, 4' tall

St. Bonaventure Church

West Seneca NY

Rose Bush Dedication

Rose Bush Dedication  ©

Mahogany, 4'x5'

St. Rose of Lima Church

Buffalo NY

St. John Neuman

St. John Neumann  ©

Basswood, 4' tall

St. Mary's Church

Lancaster NY

Mother Seton
Mother Seton

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton  ©

Basswood, 5'6" tall

St. Vincent HealthCare

Jacksonville FL

St. Mary Magdalene

St. Mary Magdalene  ©

Bronze

29"x10"x4"

$1,200

Mother Seton

Side view.

St. Pope John XXIII Statue

Follow the step-by-step process of creating this sculpture.

From the clay model to the finished hand carved wood sculpture, follow the process of creating the sculpture.

St Andrew

Elizabeth Ann Seton Maquette

A clay model for a larger bronze sculpture.

This is a clay model for a proposed life-size bronze sculpture of Mother Seton.

The statue was never made, but if you are interested in having a version made in any size, contact Mark and discuss the project.

St Andrew

Saint Andrew Statue

Step-by-Step

Follow the step-by-step progress in the creation of the wood carved, life-size, statue of Saint Andrew.

St Andrew
St Andrew casting

St. Andrew Statue for sale

A Forton MG casting of the four and a half foot tall statue can be purchased for $7,500.

A casting of the statue can also be purchased in bronze. Inquire for a price quote.

Call Mark at 480-310-4822 or

email: Mark.Carroll@thesculpturestudio.com

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