(1929 - 1995)
Wes Chapman was active/lived in Arizona. Wes Chapman is known for historical-cowboy genre, sculptor.
Biography Wes Chapman
Painter and sculptor, Wes Chapman was commissioned to do a sculpture of a western law officer complete with six gun etc. circa 1850's. Wes was a commercial illustrator in Toronto, Canada for years doing work for advertising agencies and projects such as the front page of T.V. Guide, story boards for commercials, etc. Wes then moved to Scottsdale, Arizona in order to concentrate on non-advertising projects, i.e. painting, primarily with a western/cowboy theme. Wes loved cowboys and horses and loved to paint them. Wes was an accomplished guitar player, yodeled and knew every country song out there.
Source: Terry Whelan, knew the artist personally