About Randy Warren
Randy Warren was born in Portage la Prairie, Manitoba in 1967. He grew up by a lake where he drew on his Metis heritage and explored the natural world. He learned the traditional ways of fishing, hunting and trapping. Randy began drawing using the natural surroundings for inspiration. He graduated from the University of Manitoba’s fine arts program with a Bachelor of Fine Arts, honours.
After graduating he started work for a local bronze company and became their in house artist. Using his God given talents he began sculpting in bronze relief for the next 12 years. Some of his work includes portraits of Clara Hughes, Israel Asper, Saskatchewan hockey hall of fame inductees such as Theron Fleury, Dave Tiger Williams and Brian Trottier. He also created art work for historic and dedication plaques for the RCMP, Winnipeg Fire Fighters, George Bush senior, and California Highway patrols memorial for fallen officers. His work can be seen across North America.
After leaving the bronze company he chose to explore sculpture in the round, using a variety of stone. Some of his recent works have been purchased by the Province of Manitoba and given as gifts to dignitaries including Queen Elizabeth II and the Philippine ambassador.
Randy began competing at the Prairie Canada Carver’s international competition in 2010 and won best of show in the novice category. In 2012 he won best of show for intermediate carvers.
In 2011 Randy entered a juried competition for entrance into the Society of Animal Artists of North America. He became an associate member the same year.
In 2013 Randy was juried into the Ward World Waterfowl Carving Competition and Arts Festival in Maryland, United States. This is the premiere competition for waterfowl carvers in North America. In 2017 he was juried into Sculpture in the Park show and sale, the largest outdoor sculpture show in the United States.
Randy sculpts, paints and etches with an emphasis on bringing attention to our vanishing North American wildlife.