Miniatures to Monuments

Monuments of The Animal Kingdom

Over the years Ken has sculpted many monuments in homage to the animal kingdom. He has been commissioned to create larger than life-size outdoor pieces of animals both wild and domestic, most often realistic, and occasionally whimsical. His pieces have been purchased for placement at private residences and in public spaces.

To inquire about purchasing one of the below limited edition monuments contact the gallery.

 

# 1

Bison (larger than life-size), commissioned by Wellfield Botanic Gardens in Elkhart, Indiana. (Photo: Dani Messick/Elkhart Truth)

Mother’s Day

Bear Sow with cubs (larger than life-size), commissioned for placement at the Wellfield Botanic Gardens in Elkhart, Indiana.

Hot Pursuit

Running Grizzly Bear (larger than life-size), commissioned by Flathead Bank of Bigfork, Montana.

 

So That’s How It’s Done

Bear sow and cub (larger than life-size), commissioned for placement at a private residence.

From The Cedars

Bald eagle taking flight (life-size), commissioned for placement at a private residence.

Hang Gliding Too

Soaring Bald Eagle (life-size), commissioned for placement at a private residence.

 

Golden Eagle (Sold Out)

Golden Eagle (larger than life-size), commissioned for placement at the Living Desert in Palm Desert, California. A casting of this monument was also purchased by Cal State, Los Angeles for placement on their campus.

On Patrol I

Crouching Mountain Lion (life-size), commissioned for placement at a private residence.

On Patrol II

Striding Mountain Lion (life-size), commissioned for placement at a private residence. A second casting was purchased by Central Catholic High School in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

 

On Guard

Two Bobcats (life-size).

USDA Prime

Bull Elk (larger than life-size), commissioned for placement at Wellfield Botanic Gardens in Elkhart, Indiana.

The Crossing (Sold Out)

Whitetail buck (larger than life-size), commissioned for placement at a private residence.

 

Incoming

Pouncing Fox (larger than life-size).

Which Way Did It Go?

Two entwined otters (life-size).

Leaning Pig

Leaning pig (larger than life-size), commissioned by Coventry II DDR/Trademark Montgomery Farm, L.P., for placement at a Houston, Texas shopping mall.

 

Bigpork

Piggy bank (larger than life-size), commissioned by the Bigfork Community Foundation.

Vida Mia

Running mare and foal (larger than life-size), commissioned for placement in front of the Majestic Valley Arena, in Kalispell, Montana.

The Babysitter

Longhorn cow and calves (larger than life-size), originally commissioned for placement at a private residence. A second set was purchased for placement at Los Colinas, in Irving, Texas.

 

Heading Out

Canadian Geese in flight (larger than life-size), commissioned for placement at a private residence.

Gorillas

Gorillas (larger than life-size), commissioned for placement at a private residence.

Peaceful Boundaries (Sold Out)

Two lounging mountain lions (larger than life-size), commissioned by The Living Desert in Palm Desert, California for placement at its entrance.

 

Ultimate Freedom (Sold Out)

Two soaring eagles (larger than life-size), commissioned by Lincoln Harris for placement on the grounds of the Morrocroft Centre in Charlotte, North Carolina.

 
 

About Ken Bjorge

Formerly a lawyer specializing in environmental law and a professor of law for over 20 years, Ken left the legal profession behind to pursue a career in the arts, focusing on his personal interest in sculpting. He moved to Bigfork, Montana in 1988 and in 1989 opened Bjorge's Sculpture Gallery and Studio where, inspired by the rich history, beautiful landscapes and wildlife of the area, he shapes scenes of the west, representations of wildlife and portraits in bronze.

In addition to his many original creations, Ken is frequently commissioned to create special bronze pieces and monuments. He has completed commissioned work for numerous clients including The Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, The Dayton Hudson/Target Corp., The Westinghouse Corp., The Living Desert Wildlife Park of Palm Desert, California, The Flathead Bank of Bigfork, Montana, The International Order of St. Hubertus, The Trademark Acquisition & Development Co. of Fort Worth, Texas, Lincoln Harris Corp. Services and Majestic Valley LLC, as well as various private commissions.

Each of Ken's limited edition bronzes is custom cast.

Click here to see Bjorge Gallery website.

 

Ken Bjorge