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WAUWATOSA, WI. October 2003--Collectors and lovers of American Sporting Art now have quick online access to rare pieces and limited editions. The new, bright, easy to navigate site,, offers important bronzes, prints and woodcarvings of beloved sporting artist William J. Koelpin.
Koelpin (1938-1996), an internationally celebrated artist, brought to life the very heartbeat of hunters, wildlife, and nautical life. His devotion to accuracy, realism and detail make his work highly desired among American Sporting Art aficionados. The site offers a once in a lifetime opportunity to own pieces from Koelpin’s personal collections. And once the pieces are gone, they’re gone for good! These collector’s items are a wise investment and certain to increase in value.
Koelpin enjoyed worldwide acclaim and recognition. His honors include:
"Best in World" - Art and Waterfowl Exhibit in Salisbury, Maryland
Certificate of Excellence - Philadelphia Wildfowl Exhibition
"One of the Best Carvers in the Country" - Birmingham Museum of Art (description of exhibit)
"One of America's Premier Artists" - Leigh-Yawkey-Woodson Art Museum
"Master of the Guild" - International Wood Carvers Guild
Wisconsin Ducks Unlimited Artist of the Year
Numerous First Place and Best of Show Awards
Works in Private and Museum Collections Worldwide
Log on to to view and purchase items from this special selection of limited edition prints, rare artist proofs, and woodcarvings assembled by Koelpin. Many are out of circulation and unavailable at standard retail sources. Or select from the breathtaking and realistic bronze sculptures depicting action scenes from nature. Each piece is a vibrant, life-like snapshot of a moment of time captured forever.
Signed and numbered prints and artists proofs of the 1982 Wisconsin Duck Stamp that Koelpin designed are also available for sale on the site. accepts Visa, Mastercard, personal checks and money orders. Credit card orders can be placed online through the secure shopping cart or by phone or mail. For more information or to make a purchase, contact: American Sporting Arts, 6442 River Parkway, Wauwatosa, WI 23213, 262-367-8204 or
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