Michael Keropian has created art all his life, and a professional sculptor for over 40 years. He has a total understanding of all areas of sculpture including, technical processes, use of materials, teaching and conservation experience. He worked ten years at the Tallix Sculpture Foundry in Beacon, NY.
He established Michael Keropian Sculpture LLC in 1989, that has continued to provide sculptural, conservation and consultation services to a variety of clientele. Keropian Sculpture, LLC provides custom figurative sculpture in any style or size.
Michael has won numerous awards throughout the years. His sculptures can be found in private collections around the world. He is a Fellow of the National Sculpture Society, and is the Sculpture Chairperson for the Hudson Valley Art Association
Since 1997, Michael has continued to teach sculpture and drawing. Cathedral Church of St. John the Baptist in NY City / 1996-2007. Art Life Studios in Port Chester, NY / 1998-2009. He has taught six years at Katonah Art Center.
Throughout the years Michael has been commissioned to create a variety of sculptures for both public and private clients, famous and less famous people. While many of his sculpture have depicted historical subjects he has also created sculptures of animals. The largest of these are (9) gigantic tigers that he created for Comerica Park Stadium, home of the Detroit Tigers Baseball Team in 2000.
Example of some of Michael’s public sculptures:
Mayor of Brewster, John Cesar / 2001. Portrait and Memorial Bronze Plaque, Brewster NY.
President of Rochester Institute of Technology, Dr. Albert Simone / 2008. Over life-size bronze figure located at Park Point on RIT Campus.
Edith G. Read Memorial Plaque / 2010, Life-size Bronze Plaque in Rye, NY.
Bob Steele “WTIC Radio” Memorial Bronze Plaque, 2014, Traveler’s Building in Hartford, CT.
Luigi Del Bianco Mount Rushmore Bronze Plaque / 2014 & 2017, in Port Chester, NY and a bronze plaque installed at MT. Rushmore, SD.
General Thomas Francis Meagher Bronze Bust, 2017, Over-life size portrait bust and monument to Civil War Brig. General, Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn New York.
Putnam County NY Veteran Service Awards, 2019, Putnam County, NY. (400) Bronze medals.
Joe McCluskey, 2019, 7’ scale bronze figure, Manchester, CT.
Tiger Portrait in Bronze, Over-life size mascot for Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA. 2020
Sachem Daniel Nimham, American Revolutionary Hero, 8’ scale bronze figure for Fishkill, NY
Elisabeth Bennet Memorial, Over life-size figure sculpture for Manchester, Connecticut.Michael Keropian's Website