A native of Carthage, Missouri, Larry Glaze
Cherokee heritage through his
creations - "Antler Art of the Plains
By taking the basic elements of nature from his
Missouri farm and forming them into beautiful pieces of art, Larry
has created a style that is personal and unique.
All the wood for his
sculpture and lamp bases comes from Osage orange trees native to the region.
The antlers he
uses for his
sculptures, chandeliers and lamps are all naturally shed.
uses moose antlers from Alaska, elk from the Rockies and whitetail deer from the forest on his
farm and the surrounding Ozark Hills.
Larry Glaze is an environmental artist whose love for the outdoors and wildlife is evident in each sculpture.
Since 1997, Larry's
commissioned sculptures for the Missouri, Kansas, Colorado and Texas Chapters of the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation
have helped raise thousands of dollars.
has also donated artwork for the last three years to the Children's Miracle Network
has also been a generous contributor to the American Heart Association
, Children's Center
of Southwest Missouri's Valentine Gala event in 2001, and Catch-A-Dream.
More recently, Larry
was honored at the Midwest Gathering of the Artist 2000 - an ongoing tradition for the past twenty-two years, where he
was awarded the Helen S. Boyland Award.
work is permanently on display at the Flat Creek Ranch and Lodge Gallery
in Purdy, Missouri and is available through Mossy Oak Home and Ranch, a store that offers the best in art and lodge furnishings for those who love the outdoors.
received the People Choice Award at the 10th annual Western Designed Conference Held in Cody Wyoming, September 18th - 21st 2002 for the piece pictured above.
was presented with this years Carthage Chamber of Commerce - Artist of the Year 2002 Award.