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Latest Installations at Studio West Bronze Foundry & Art Gallery

After nearly 45 years of creating one-of-a-kind monuments, prints and bronzes, Studio West Bronze Foundry & Art Gallery has been featured in the news numerous times. You have the chance to see these amazing works by requesting a free tour and visiting us in person.

Commemorating the Vimy Ridge Anniversary

With Remembrance Day a month away, it’s shaping up to be especially significant for one Calgary-area family this year. Here’s Gil Tucker video on how they’re paying tribute to the fallen, with a project that hits close to home.

Wayne Gretsky’s “Facelift”

The Canadian Press recently interviewed Studio West founder Don Begg about his part in creating and giving a “facelift” to the statue of Wayne Gretzky that has stood at Rexall Place for 27 years, but is now being moved to a new arena. Read to learn more about the statue’s history.

Commemorating Canadian History

The dynamic team of Don Begg and his wife Shirley Stephens-Begg has been shortlisted for the competition to create a tributary statue to the Stanley Cup. The Calgary Herald got the details about the competition and how the owners of Studio West have impacted Canada from Tuktoyaktuk to Ottawa. Get the details.

Leaving Behind Monuments

CBC recently profiled Studio West founder Don Begg in an article, highlighting his years of experience and his creation of more than 85 public monuments across North America. The article talks about Don’s art and presents examples of his work.


Don Begg’s “Sitting Eagle” statue of John Hunter has been mentioned as one of the top things to see when visiting Calgary by TripAdvisor®.

CTV News Calgary

The unveiling of Studio West Bronze Foundry & Art Gallery’s work, “Nuns and Nightingales,” was featured on CTV News in Calgary on September 25th, 2011.

Made in Alberta Awards

We have been revealed as finalists for the first Made in Alberta Awards on the Made in Alberta Awards website and on social media.

Darcy Haugan Memorial

On April 6th 2018, tragedy struck the small town of Humboldt, SK when a collision claimed the lives of 16 members of the Broncos junior hockey team. Among the deceased was 42 year old Darcy Haugan, the dedicated coach at the helm of the Humboldt Broncos.


Studio West is honoured to have been a part of the effort to commemorate the life of Coach Haugan by casting the statue now erected in his hometown of Peace River, AB. 


You can read more about the memorial statue in these articles from the Globe And Mail and from the Edmonton Journal.

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Studio West Bronze Foundry & Art Gallery

205 2nd Avenue E, (Industrial Park),

Cochrane, Alberta T4C 2B9


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Sunday Closed

Monday - Friday 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Saturday 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM

We have extended gallery hours for the holidays and by appointment.

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