A former bull and bronc rider, National Award-Winning Chris Navarro has been sculpting professionally since 1986. He is best known for his large monumental bronze sculptures of Wildlife, Native American, Western, and Inspirational subjects and his bronze collection is shown in over a dozen museums. Navarro has over 34 bronze monumental sculptures placed throughout the country, including the memorial of world champion bull rider, Lane Frost which is located in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Family, horses, rodeo and art have been the driving passions of his life. At the age of 23, Navarro had a strong desire and dream that drove him to gather the necessary books and art supplies needed in order to educate himself on how to sculpt. After years of trials and errors, Navarro has become a world-renowned professional artist receiving many awards of recognition and is commissioned throughout the country. He hopes to inspire others through his artwork and life story that led him to find his passion and make his dream a reality. He now makes a living doing what he loves and believes everyone can have the same.
Navarro lives in Casper, Wyoming and Sedona, AZ with his wife, Lynne. Navarro is the author of 3 books, Chasing the Wind, Embrace the Struggle and his newest book, “Dare to Dream Big” which all include beautiful photos of his artwork. His art gallery is located in the Tlaquepaque Art Plaza in Sedona, AZ – Navarro Gallery & Sculpture Garden. Navarro is also an inspirational speaker known for his positive philosophy on life, engaging personality and motivational talks.