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J Anne Butler

About J Anne Butler

J. Anne Butler, or Anne as she prefers to be known, is a self-employed bronze sculptor, artist, and designer with 25+ years of global recognition for innovative artwork. Anne`s pursuit of perfection drives her passion for creating the finest sculptures for clients around the world. Self-taught, observational learner and professional in the field of sculpting, having sold pieces in 37 countries that are found in many eminent private collections.

Biography / CV of J Anne Butler

Born and raised in a farming community in the English Lake District, I now reside in Scottsdale, Arizona, a major center of the Arabian horse world. Beginning my sculpting career later in life than most artists, my passion in life is to create the finest bronze sculptures around the world.

I worked for Border Fine Arts, an international figurine company as a painter, then returned to Art College to pursue a career in textile design. Due to circumstances beyond my control I was unable to further my chosen path, but I was given the opportunity to work in the origination studio of the figurine company I initially started sculpting. I textured clays that had been produced by Master Sculptors. I then moved on to undertake my own work for the company, which are highlighted on my resume. Although in recent times I have concentrated on Arabian horse artistic pieces, I have been successful in creating art in various subject matters. Please review the following examples, which outline my many strengths and accomplishments:

 Created a life-size female form bronze sculpture titled “Solitaire” that was commissioned by private Swiss collectors for a newly landscaped garden.

 Love and journey into sculpting Arabian horses brought me to the U.S.A.

 First sculpture I cast into bronze, “Out of the Desert”, was a 28 inch/71 cm pyramid with 4 triangular inset sides with high relief depictions of the history of the Arabian horse. It was on display at Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show. One of these limited edition sculptures sold in Albuquerque in 2000, and was resold in 2007 to Mystica Arabians in Australia for a record price.

 Exhibiting bronzes at the Dubai Arabian Horse Show in 2012 opened many doors and provided a new insight into the true Arabian horse and its culture. Since then, most of my bronzes have been acquired for Middle Eastern collectors, notably His Majesty, Sultan Qaboos bin Said, Sultan of Oman.

During my career I have sold artwork into 37 countries and my work can be found in many eminent private collections, including two equine and a canine sculpture that are in the personal collection of HRH Queen Elizabeth II. I also enjoy creating trophies for many different organizations, my favorite being the Egyptian Event Trophy 1997 for the Pyramid Society, Lexington, Kentucky. When I started producing my sculptures, I worked in cold cast porcelain, personally hand painting each piece. I now enjoy working in bronze, preferring the strength of the metal and the challenge of bringing it to life.

Acquisitions / Collections of work by J Anne Butler

Distinguished Art Collectors, Private and Corporate, Who Own J. Anne Butler Fine Art include..

HM Queen Elizabeth II and HRH Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh
His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said, Sultan of Oman
Major General Abdi Alshahwarzi, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman
Mr.&Mrs. Abdulrahman Aljasmi, The Kingdom of Bahrain
Mr. Ahmed Mostafa Saleh Hassan, Jeddah, KSA and Cairo, Egypt
Mr. Alkazeimi, Ezzain Arabians, Kuwait
Sheik Abdulla bin Khalifa, Qatar
Um Qarm Arabians, England&Qatar
Qatar International Desert Marathon, Qatar
Irena Stigler, Stigler Stud, Italy
Gigi Grasso, Italy
Elvis Giughera, Le Soleil Arabians&Arabian Essence, Italy
Catherine and Thierry Kerjean, owners of Wh Justice, France
Val Bunting, Bordeaux, France
Helen Hennekens, Flaxman Arabians, Belgium and The Netherlands
Ann and Bernard Joye, Joy Arabians, Belgium
Ivan and Beatrix Motsche, Zurich, Switzerland
Lorraine and Ronald Bond, Australia
Colleen Jackson&John Cranston, Azizah Arabians International, Australia
Mystic Arabians, Australia
Sarah, Duchess of York, England
Mr.&Mrs. Charlie Watts, Halsdon Arabians, U.K.
Royal Arabians, USA
DeShazer Arabians, USA
Ms. Bo Derek, USA
the late Mr. Patrick Swayze, USA
Breeders Cup, CA., USA 1998
Steve and Luda Bukvic, Moscow, Russian Federation
Arabian Horse Society of Gt. Britain
Towerlands International Arabian Horse Association, England.
Egyptian Arabian Event (Pyramid Society) Trophies 1998, Lexington, KY., USA
Region 7, IAHA Trophies 1998 to 2004
Swedish Arabian Horse Society
Norwegian Arabian Horse Association
Barclays Bank plc., Gt. Britain
Carlisle City Council, U.K.
Fell Pony Society, Gt. Britain
Harare Sheepdog Trials, Zimbabwe

Reviews of work by J Anne Butler


" …she is a great sculpterer in bronze and others (materials) and has great taste" - friend and client, circa 1998, Usamah Alkazemi, "Ezzain Arabians" Kuwait.

"…Anne is a renowned sculptor who provides a finished product second to none. When you see the intricate `details` in her life-sized sculpture of a beautiful Arabian horse you almost expect to see it breath...its obvious she is intimately acquainted with the breed" - Dan Nissley, "King Construction, USA."

Qualifications / Education of J Anne Butler

Carlisle College of Art
Cumbria College of Art, UK

Prices range from $750.00 upwards. Anne can create bronzes to any size in any subject you wish.

Mediums utilised

J Anne Butler's work is found in the following materials:

Artwork Categorised

J Anne Butler's work is found in the following categories on site:
Horse Sculpture / Equines Race Horses Pack HorseCart Horses Plough Horsess (10)
Females Women Girls Ladies Sculptures Statues statuettes figurines (7)
Classical Style Sculptures and Statues (6)
Garden Or Yard / Outside and Outdoor Sculptures (5)
Public Art Sculpture (5)
Human and Animal Sculptures (5)
Nude sculpture statue statuette Figurine Ornament (4)
Horses Small, for Indoors and Inside Display Statues statuettes Sculptures figurines commissions commemoratives (4)
Horses Outdoors, Outside, Life Size, Big, Large, Huge Sculptures Statues memorials commissions custom made (4)
Semi Nude / Naked Girls Females Women Sculptures (3)
Tabletop Desktop Small Indoor Statuettes Figurines Sculptures (3)
Horses Abstract / Semi Abstract / Stylised / Contemporary / Modern Statues Sculptures statuettes (3)
Animals and Humans Sculptures, Statues and Statuettes (3)
Interior, Indoors, Inside Sculpture (3)
Small Animal Sculptures (3)
Pet and Animal Portrait Custom or Bespoke or Commission Commemorative or Memoriaql sculpture statue (2)
Horse Head or Bust or Mask or Portrait sculpture statuettes statue figurines (2)
Lifelike Realistic Human sculpture (2)
Horse and Rider / Jockey Sculpture / Equestrian Sculptures (2)
Little Small Nude or Naked Girls Women Ladies Females Sculpture Statue statuettes Figurines (2)
Nudes, Female Sculptures (2)
Indoor Inside Interior Abstract Contemporary Modern Sculpture / statue / statuette / figurine (2)
Sensuous Sexy Erotic (Nude Naked Girls Females Women Ladies)
Unselfconscious Relaxed Nude sculpture
Monumental Sculptures
Poolside Sculptures
Dogs Sculpture
Figurative Abstract Modern or Contemporary Sculptures Statues statuary statuettes figurines
Nude Garden Yard Outdoor Outside Sculptures Statues
Awards, Trophies, Presentations and Prizes Sculptures
Dogs Hounds Bitches Puppies Sporting and Racing
Round Disk, Dish, Flat Circular Ring Shaped Sculptures / Statues statuette statuary
Site Specific Sculptures or Statues
Gods or Goddess, or Deity Sculptures
Contemplative, Restful, Thougtful Sculptures
Teenagers Sculptures statuettes Portraits figurines commissions etc
Horses Heavy / Working Shire, Plough, Dray, Barge, Horses Sculptures Statues statuettes commissions
Maquette For Larger Monumental Massive Big or Large statue or sculpture
Indoor figurative sculpture
Polo Pony and Pony sculpture / statue / statuette / figurine / ornament Portraits Commissions Memorials
Commemoratives and Memorials Sculptures
Restful Sleeping Dozing Day Dreaming sculpture statue
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Customer comment on 'Beautiful Coins - Commissioned' by Shaun Gagg
The sculptures arrived in the meantime and on weekend I brought them home to my private house/garden.

They arrived in a perfect condition and when I have opened them I was speechless – Shaun, they look great.

I got the picture from you where I could see them before but in reality they look much more better !!! JJJ

I am really happy – thank you so much that you made them for me.

They will get a perfect place in my garden – ... [Read more]

Andrea D, St Ruprecht, Austria.