Sculpture
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Bronze sculpture by Sedona artist, Deanne McKeown. Some pieces are created in editions while others are unique castings. Editions are signed and numbered. Please inquire concerning availability, detailed images and/or shipping information. Each sculpture is accompanied by detailed provenence, artist's statement and biography, and care instructions.
"Wilbur and Orville"
  This piece features two baby ravens, not yet fledged but longing to try out their wings. 
27"h x 9"w x  9"l
Cast in bronze and finished in a semi-transparent polychrome patina. 
AP/5   ED 35


"Arc of Life"
  This piece celebrates of the Year of the Woman. It speaks of the joys of having reached those years when accumulated knowlege and life experience bring wisdom as well as a sense of freedom to explore one's own spirit. The ravens are symbolic of Odin's two ravens, Thought and Memory.
29"h x 15"w x  6"l
Cast in bronze and finished in a semi-transparent polychrome patina. 
AP/5   ED 35


12"h x 5"w x  5"d
Cast in bronze and finished in a semi-transparent polychrome patina. 
AP/5   ED 35


  I happened to see a photograph of a young raven, hunched over in the rain and looking extremely grouchy and miserable. With his feathers all askew, he reminded me of a little boy just out of bed with hair sticking up in all directions and grumpy with sleep. 
"Bad Hair Day"
"Rain Dance"
8.5"h x 11"w x  11"d
Cast in bronze and finished in a semi-transparent polychrome patina. 
Unique Castings


  This piece is loosely based on  ceremonial dances performed by the pueblo Indians of the Southwest. The Kachinas dance around the lip of a wooden bowl which is symbolic of a traditional  Hopi kiva.
23"h x 16"w x  14"d
Cast in bronze and finished in a semi-transparent polychrome patina. 
Unique Casting


  A full moon combined with Raven as a magical being.
"Dreamscape"
"Raven Feather Maiden"
   I created this piece with a sense of reflection on the history of the Native American. This little girl would have been born into the world of the prairie horse culture and would have looked forward to a life lived very much as her ancestors. A life of nomadic freedom and very little change. 
   I chose to finish this sculpture in a patina very much like the clay in which it was rendered which gives it the warmth in which I envisioned it.
12.5"h x 8"w x  6"d
Cast in bronze and finished in a semi-transparent patina. 
AP/5   ED 15


"Doppelganger"
  I found this wonderful piece of driftwood which resembles a raven skull, on the coast of Vancouver Island, BC. I knew it would be a perfect base for one of my ravens. The wood is as I found it, simply finished with a transparent glaze and varnished.
16"h x 26"w x  11"l
Raven cast in bronze and finished in a semi-transparent patina. 
Unique casting.


"Mesa Reliquary"
  This piece is inspired by ancient traditional Hopi ceremonies and the beautiful juniper limb box reminds me of the Hopi mesas. Each drawer contains a handcarved fetish or pottery shard.
13.5"h x 17"w x  13"d
Cast in bronze and finished in a semi-transparent patina. 
                   Unique casting


New Work

"Choir Practice"
  This piece features three baby ravens, each struggling to find their individual notes in the complex language of ravens.
11.5"h x 35"w x  7"l
Cast in bronze and mounted
on a hollow wood base.
Unique Casting


"Carpe Diem"
  This piece was a lot of fun to create. I envisioned two jackrabbits happily joined in a pas de deux - a  joyful response to a new day.
27"h x 9"w x  9"l
Cast in bronze and finished in a semi-transparent patina. 
AP/5   ED 15


"Harebrained Contraption"
  This piece is the latest of several assemblages that I create from a mix of sculpture and found objects. It features a small version of the dancing hares combined with vintage tools, clock parts, etc. and is wired to light a vintage-style light bulb.
23"h x 14"w x  13"l
Bronze, wood, various found objects and glass.
One of a kind piece.

"A Step Into The Wind"
 The inspiration for this piece comes from a quote by Henry Ford, “When everything seems to be against you, remember that an airplane takes off against the wind.” In these times of uncertainty and unrest it seems even more important that we believe in our best instincts and trust our wings and the wind to carry us through.

48.5"h x 18"w x  10.5"l
Bronze and wood, 
One of a kind piece.

  “Art is a partnership, an un-choreographed dance between the imagination of the artist and the life experience of the viewer. There is great joy in knowing that people that I will probably never meet connect with my thoughts through my work, some choosing to live intimately with my piece in their home . But, if my work never made a connection with another person, I would still work with clay , because art is a way of being in the world.
  “Neither Fish Nor Fowl” may well be considered as whimsical, and yes, it is. However, I had something more in mind as I was worked through this piece. I imagined it to embody a feeling that all, or at least many of us have felt at one time or another - of not quite “fitting in”, of searching for our own unique place in the world. I loved making this piece. It took on a life of its own as I worked, one element leading to another until we arrived together at the end of our journey.


"Neither Fish Nor Fowl"
15.5"h x 15"w x  10."l
Cast in bronze and finished in a semi-transparent patina.
AP 6    ED 35

"Crow Boat"
 This beautiful piece of boat-shaped wood tickled my imagination and I knew that I would have to devise a new life for it. My ongoing fascination with the concept of boats was a starting place which I combined with my love of ravens and word play. Crow Boat is the result, a sort of fantasy ship of fools. Since corvids don't set out to sea, their boat requires wind and wheels, transforming their craft into a mythical prairie schooner.

Birds in Art Exhibition, 2020

23"h x 25"w x 8"l
Bronze and wood, 
One of a kind piece.

"Just Checkin' "
   During our travels in various parts of the world, we spent many pleasant hours in sidewalk cares. Aside from great people watching, these venues offer opportunities for close interactions with birds who come to scavenge crumbs scattered about the paving. Sometimes they venture boldly to the tabletop. This miniature sculpture is the result of crumbs shared with birds in the sidewalk cafes of Paris.



9"h x 8"w x 8"l
Cast in bronze with 
poly-chrome patina.
Open Edition

"Conflict Management"
   In the spirit of cooperation, these fabled adversaries have joined together to achieve their common goal. In doing so, one can only hope they understand that everyone wins when working together. 
17"h x15"w x 13"l
Cast in bronze with 
poly-chrome patina.
AP 4   ED 15

"Cowgirl Cupboard"
  This is a piece I created for the Cowgirl UP exhibition at the Desert Caballeros Western Museum. I've mounted one of my bronze ravens and a hummingbird on a distressed wood cabinet. 
27.5"h x 18"w x  9"d
Birds are cast in bronze.
One of a kind piece