A New Setting

A New Setting

After living in the Rocky Mountains for years, Scott Stearman has returned to his home state. His studio may be located in Bethany, Oklahoma, but his mission remains unaltered. This Oklahoma sculptor creates pieces that connect with viewers while honoring faith and...

A Cup…in His Name

Many years ago I was approached by a compassionate ministry organization with the request that I create a new sculpture that could represent their work. My goal was to sculpt a piece that could tell their story but also represent the story of compassion that is...

The Sermon in my pocket

Working on military monuments and sculptures, I talk with service members I encounter to learn more about their stories. One of the small details of military culture I’m learning about is the challenge coin. These are special coins given by units or individuals to...

Masters and Novices

In 1982, Hermine and I lived in Prairie Village, on the Kansas side of the Kansas City metro area. On our summer vacation to Colorado, one afternoon we drove south from Westcliffe to La Veta Pass. My dad entertained us with stories about when his family came over the...

Special Forces Monument

In my home town of Woodland Park, we have a lot of soldiers. The Army’s Ft. Carson is 40 minutes down the pass and we hear often about another soldier from the base who’s not coming home from war.“Fergy” was a Master Sergeant with the 10th...