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Sweet Tooth

 I entered one of my bronze wildlife sculptures in a juried show being held at the ADC Art Gallery in Cincinnati, Ohio.  As it turns out, there were 3000 entries submitted for 270 spots available in the Gallery.  I was lucky enough to be one of the selected artists for their opening show.  The bronze… Read more »

Follow The Leader

Often when I am at shows someone invariably tells me they have no room in their house for a 3D work of art.  With that in mind, I created “Follow the Leader” basically as I always do…on a base horizontal on a flat surface.  However, I also considered that it could be mounted in a… Read more »

Wing Speed

In September, during the quiet days (due to the Pandemic) I decided to enter a juried art show being conducted by the Federation of Canadian Artists in Vancouver BC.  After a few weeks of silence, I was surprised when they contacted me to tell me that not only was I juried into the show but… Read more »

Barn Owl Sculpture: Post Master

I have been working on a new sculpture during this COVID period.  It is a Barn owl standing on an old fence post.  It will be titled “Post Master” and it will be an edition of 30.  I am now finished the “roughing in” stage.  I have all the component pieces done and I am… Read more »

New piece update

The foundry has been running a little late due to heavy scheduling demand.  Therefore, the estimate I gave earlier regarding the new piece “Wind Riders” is off by 2 weeks.  I will be at the foundry on June 1/16 putting the finishing touches on it…pictures to follow.

Back from the Foundry

I just took a new piece (Wind Riders) down to the foundry to be cast.  Wind Riders consists of 3 maple leaves blowing along in the wind.  The leaves are bronze and the wind is stainless steel.  It will be an edition of 30 and I will get a picture and all of the information… Read more »

Welcome to the new version of the CastArt Studio website

Well, it has been a long time since I last updated my website but, now the new site is up and running.  I can now post easily and update images and text quickly and offer special pricing and discounts as they become available.  Please take a moment to check out the galleries and feel free… Read more »

Newspaper article

Artist Brent Cooke holds an eagle head, part of a piece he’s working on, at his Langford home studio. It’s been a successful summer for Cooke, who won the Canadian Wildlife Federation’s Robert Bateman Award for his contributions to conservation through his artwork, and was named the Artists for Conservation’s Festival Artist Patron for 2015…. Read more »

CWF press release

Press Release Brent Cooke Receives CWF’s artistic award for wildlife conservation OTTAWA, ON (June 23, 2015) – Brent Cooke of Victoria, BC is the recipient of the Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF) 2015 Robert Bateman Award recognizing a group or individual who brings awareness to conservation through artistic work. A marine biology technician by training and… Read more »

Up and Running

Well, I finally have my blog working after many years of it being in hibernation! I will now regularly post items that you may find interesting. Please feel free to drop me a note and I will answer any of your questions. I though I would show you my last finished piece to start. It… Read more »