Don Begg is an international award-winning bronze sculptor based in Cochrane, Alberta. Don Begg and his wife Shirley Stephens-Begg own and operate the fine art foundry Studio West Ltd. Don is personally involved in each stage of casting and finishing his bronzes, specializing in monumental sculptures. Don studied in New Jersey and New York and art casting in California.
Don Begg has created more than 85 public monuments across North America. Don’s limited edition bronze sculptures appear internationally, in private, corporate, and museum art collections on five continents, including the collection of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
Visit Our Gallery
Located just 15 minutes west of Calgary, Studio West Bronze Foundry & Gallery features works by Don Begg and “Calgary’s Original Cowboy Artist,” Doug Stephens, as well as the western art of many well-known professional artists. In addition to stunning bronzes and monuments, Studio West also features an assortment of paintings, fine art, western prints, artifacts, and much more.
To schedule a free tour or inquire about our prices, please call 403-932-2611. Maps and driving directions are available on the Contact page. Please note that we will have extended hours for the holidays.
Services for Collectors & Institutions
We supply corporate and retirement gifts, safety awards, and fine art bronzes for home or office. If you are interested in purchasing a piece of art or commissioning a monument, please feel free to contact us at any time. Our bronzes and monuments range in price from $300 to $250,000 and in sizes from 3” to 14’ heroic scale. No project is too big or small.
Outdoor public bronze statues and monuments are researched, designed, enlarged, cast, and finished in bronze. These are then delivered and installed entirely by Don Begg Studio West.
If and when you visit Cochrane, Albert, you MUST stop in at the Studio West Foundry. If you enjoy sculptures, especially bronzes in the Remington tradition, then this stop is for you. You can see some of their work at various locations around town, but for the true experience you have to go to the source. So when in Cochrane make the time to visit the Foundry and "ENJOY"!!
- Don S., Brockville, Canada, via TripAdvisor® (visited September 2017)
205 2nd Avenue E, (Industrial Park), Cochrane, AB, T4C 2B9
Main: 403-932-2611 | Fax: 403-932-2705