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Dorado Chasing Flying Fish
by Lance Marshall Boen
Leather & Acrylic Paint
$6400 (Sold)

While in Baja my wife and I watched Dorado chasing and intercepting flying fish. These beautiful flying fish that run down the back of the Dorado sculpture create a scene of movement and action. The coconut palm patterns on the bottom of the Dorado speak about the beauty of the surroundings and a nap on a hammock in the Baja sun.

Can Of Worms Art Installation

Can of Worms
by Lance Marshall Boen
Leather, Vintage Boots and Baseball Gloves

Can of Worms

Everything in this installation is created out of leather, including fishing reel, beer can, and worms.  A catfish lies deep in the mysterious muddy waters.  The intertwined objects and rich textured surfaces will keep your eyes exploring.

Bucking Rainbow Trout w/Whip

Bucking Rainbow Trout with Whip
by Lance Marshall Boen

Bucking Rainbow Trout with Whip

This six foot long outlaw with holstered fly rod and whip is finely tooled, sharp and reminiscent of an Eastwood or Indiana Jones character.

Old Man Of The Sea Installation

Old Man Of The Sea
by Lance Marshall Boen

Old Man of the Sea

Inspired by Ernest Hemingway’s “Old Man and the Sea”, this piece has Marlin fins that circle the perimeter with a Marlin and other sea creatures hand tooled into the Dorado.  Vintage fishing rods frame in the Dorado and represent the hunt and experience of deep-sea angling.

Fly Ball Eagle; The American Sport | Sculpture of a Bald Eagle made of Baseball Gloves and Leather.

Fly Ball Eagle; The American Sport
by Lance Marshall Boen
Leather & Vintage Baseball Gloves
11′ 8″

Fly Ball Eagle; The American Sport, is an eleven-foot, eight-inch sculpture created from vintage baseball gloves that I began collecting in graduate school, where I received a Masters in Fine Arts in 1997. This work is inspired by the nostalgia that comes from a well-worn and much loved glove. It seems every person can tell you about their first glove, quickly recalling the feel, the look, the smell, the game, and all of the Major League dreams along the way.

Each vintage glove is a beautiful sculpture in itself, holding its own story. Many of the gloves in this collection still retain a child’s name, hand-penned next to the pro’s stamped autograph. My goal in creating this sculpture was to display the entire collection while conveying the spirit of the game in a single work of art.

To me, the gloves, with their leather fingers, resembled bird feathers. When laid out next to each other the began to transform into great wings. These wings naturally belonged to the Bald Eagle. The head and body are sculpted from gloves and at the heart is a catcher’s mitt holding a baseball that I hand crafted.

The gloves represent Major League dreams; the Bald Eagle represents the American sport; The Eagle in flight, catching the fly ball, represents the heart of the game, and gives the sculpture its name: Fly Ball Eagle; The American Sport.

Steelhead Sculpture

Steelhead Lifecycle
by Lance Marshall Boen
Leather & Acrylic Paint
$ 4200 (Sold)

When I am Steelhead fishing I always think about the odyssey of this beautiful and elusive fish. I have incorporated imagery that tells the story of its migration from fresh water to salt water and back again.

Baitfish tooled on the top of the sculpture represent the food source of the Steelhead while in the ocean. Spawning fish, Great Blue Heron, and fall leaves on the bottom of the fish represents life in the Steelhead’s home river.

King Salmon Sculpture

Salmon Mandala
by Lance Marshall Boen
Leather & Acrylic Paint
$ 4800 (Sold)

The Alaskan experience comes to life as all five salmon species are represented on the surface of this powerful King. Natural predators like the eagle, bear and osprey are depicted to show the salmons great journey and cycle of life.

Brown Trout Sculpture

Brown Trout
by Lance Marshall Boen
Leather & Acrylic
$3800 (Sold)

This Male Brown Trout in full spawning colors represents the spirit and best of trout angling.

Map of Africa

Map of Africa Big Five
by Lance Marshall Boen

Take Africa Home. Show your friends where you have traveled to on your latest safari. Each country is outlined in gold, and if you look closely you will find the Big Five watching you.

Cape Buffalo Sculpture

Cape Buffalo Impact
by Lance Marshall Boen
Leather 48”

Cape Buffalo Impact is sculpted of dyed black leather objects intended for impact. Everything about this sculpture gives reference to impact and speaks of the Buffalo’s speed and power. The leather objects include a boxing speed bag, vintage baseball gloves, work boots, and holster belts which have been spun to create the forty-eight inch horns.

The textured leather objects are worked together so fluidly that they capture the essence of this bold creature. The eyes seem to demand the viewer’s attention as if to say, “Don’t turn your back on me.”

Halibut Fish Sculpture by Lance Marshall Boen

by Lance Marshall Boen
Leather 32”

Map of Mazda Speedway Laguna Seca Hand Tooled from Leather by Lance Marshall Boen

Laguna Seca
by Lance Marshall Boen
Leather 36”

Fifteen minutes from Lance’s studio is the Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.  This map is hand-tooled and dyed to represent the racing spirit of Laguna Seca.