Sculpture by Marc Staples
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Marc & Governor McDonnell's Dedication of Chief Powhatan Sculpture

VIRGINIA GOVERNOR BOB MCDONNELL AND MARC STAPLES AT THE DEDICATION OF MARC'S SCULPTURE "CHIEF POWHATAN" IN POWHATAN STATE PARK

 

BIOGRAPHY

I have been a professional in the fine arts business over the span of the last two decades, and for over a decade my focus has been on creating unique sculptures that are inspired by a combination of my love of both nature and geometry . My goal is to make the viewer feel as though he is part of the creation, rather than an observer of it, so that there is no separation between the viewer and the image,,,,just the experience

In 1996 I founded the Heritage Giclee® Studio / Staples Fine Art, Inc. in Richmond, Virginia, one of America's oldest established Giclee printmaking studios. The studio is recognized in the book "Mastering Digital Printing" to be among the founding fathers of the digital art printing industry. The Heritage Giclee® Studio's client list extends throughout all 50 States and 15 countries.

Although I am a third-generation artist from a family of painters, sculptors, fabric designers, and actors, my artwork primarily developed through my own personal experimentation and instinct. Early on, I was mentored by two masters of their respective crafts. Beginning in the 1970's I was under the instruction of my uncle Donald McAdoo, a renowned painter of images from the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Thanks to Don I developed skills in watercolor and oil painting, plus learned the basics of the business of the art world. Then in 2001, I came under the mentorship of world-renowned sculptor Joseph Kinnebrew. Joe's contributions to my career are numerous, but he primarily taught me the concepts of elegant design, scale and placement, and above all, the concept of fearlessness.

I incorporate various metals and glass into my sculptures, both materials taken from the earth, and blend them with my skills as a painter, often applying vibrant finishes and varieties of color.

I have enjoyed producing work for numerous clients including private corporations, developers, and individuals. In creating site specific sculptures I work along side architects, project managers, and varied groups in different phases of construction. I utilize computer design and imaging programs to assist with technical aspects of projects. This assists me in communicating clearly through the conceptual stage to the coordination of installation. It would be my pleasure to work with you.


I have enjoyed producing work for a wide spectrum of clients... Including:

Ritz Carlton Resorts, Sarasota, FL

Virginia State Parks Department of Conservation and Recreation, Powhatan, VA

Lewis and Alexandra Broome, Powhatan, VA

CenterStage Foundation, Richmond, VA

Health Diagnostic Laboratory, Inc., Richmond, VA

Reggie Carraras & Tom Jones, Richmond, VA

Rich Little Productions, Las Vegas, NV

American Battle Monuments Commission, Washington DC

The Martin Advertising Agency, Richmond, VA

The Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

Artspace – Tokyo, Japan

Mary Ellen Wright, Asheville, NC

Jay & Karan Unger, Ashland, VA

Sandy & Charlie Sampson, Venice, FL

Curt Altholz & Amy Pomerantz, Durham, NC

Todd & Kimberley Parsons, Richmond, VA

City of Memphis, TN

Jim & Annette Lombardo, Indian River Plantation, FL


Please direct inquiries regarding purchasing work or commissions to a representative listed below. If none of these representatives are in your area, you may email the Studio. INFO@MARCSTAPLES.COM

State of the Arts Gallery
1525 State Street
Sarasota, Florida 34236
941-955-2787
www.sarasotafineart.com

Jim Allmon
Northern Virginia/ Washington Region

13460 Fieldstone Way
Gainesville Virginia 20155
703-789-0124

The Anderson Art Group
12414 Seahaven Drive
Richmond, Virginia 23233
804-357-2624
www.theandersonartgroup.com

CarolineWineRacks.com 

Durham, North Carolina
919-475-9633

www.carolinawineracks.com

West End Gallery
4021 Lauderdale Drive
Richmond, Virginia 23233
804-740-1569
www.westendframing.com

Marc Staples Sculpture
3801 Shoccoree Drive
Durham, North Carolina 27705
919-475-9633

 

 

 

 

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Please direct phone inquiries regarding purchasing work or commissions to 919.475.9633  
                 
       
 

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