Stolen Works of Sculpture by Joy Beckner Fine Sculptor - Classical realism, from hounds to humans!
Joy Kroeger Beckner is inspired by sensuous shapes of skin, bone and muscle. She models clay into classical forms, which are then cast into bronze. She has earned awards at the National Academy Museum, the National Sculpture Society and the Society of Animal Artists. Her bronze dachshunds have earned numerous awards, including four Best-in-Shows. Art Show at the Dog Show sponsors purchased one for the American Kennel Club Museum of the Dog.
October 1-6, 2011, "Life's a Ball!" 1:6 Scale Smooth, #97/99, Red Patina, ©1998, was stolen from Gallery Gabrie, Pasadena, CA.
October 1-6, 2011, "Sunnyside Up" 1:6 Scale Smooth, #21/99 Red Patina, ©2007, was stolen from Gallery Gabrie in Pasadena, CA.
March 3, 2011, "Sweet Roll" 1:6 Scale Smooth, #21/99, Black & Tan Patina, ©2006 was taken during an art walk opening at Dog & Horse Fine Art, Charleston, SC.
August 4, 2009, "Sweet Roll" 1:6 Scale Smooth, #13/99, Black & Tan Patina, ©2006 The Pine Plains (NY) Police Dept. responded to a call from Chisholm Gallery, Three Factory Lane, Pine Plains, NY.
August 4, 2009, "Squirrel Season" Smooth 31/99, red patina. These were also stolen from Chisholm Gallery. If you happen upon these stolen pieces, PLEASE CALL the Pine Plains Police at 518-398-5234 -- and -- ME at 636-532-3216. Many thanks!
Spring 2001, "Dreaming of Tomatoes" 1:6 Scale Smooth, #62/99, ©1998, with a light red & green patina, was stolen from Shippers Supply, Loveland, CO, in Spring 2001.
August 9, 2007, "Dear to my Heart" (Long - Design Two) Slide, AP1/9, ©2001, was stolen near Atlanta, Georgia. This Medium-Relief Wearable Sculpture is sterling silver, includes Joy's mark, JKB. It is approximately 1 1/8"W x 1"H x 5/8"D sterling, and is suspended on a 17" long, 2mm. sterling silver serpent chain with custom toggle closure.
PLEASE, if you see any sculpture that remotely looks like anything on my site, in a shop, a catalog, on eBay or any other part of the web, kindly TELL ME who, what, when and where. If you see it in person, please report to me any information you see on the piece other than a "Made In China" sticker, if that is on the fake. Take pictures if you can, and email them to me.
PLEASE do NOT spare my feelings.
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