Public Art
Artist Ira Chaffin’s Public Art can be found in City Halls, University Buildings and grounds, Legislative Halls, Religious places of worship, and Philanthropic Institutions. According to the budget and display criteria of the Client, the Artist creates one-of-a-kind enduring likenesses of the Honorees. His Commissions are in high-demand and are on display throughout the Country. Some examples follow. Please contact the Artist for more details and to discuss your project.

Brother Joseph Zottell, Creator of Ave Maria Grotto
Bronze, Full Life Size, Cullman, Alabama

Mounted Sculpture in Grotto
Bronze Life Size, Cullman,

Emeritus President of University
of Alabama at Birmingham,
Dr. Charles McCallum
Bronze, Full Figure Heroic Scale,
Birmingham, Alabama

Artist working on Bronze
Cast of Presidential
Foundry in Atlanta,

Dr. Lee Bosley, MD
Distinguished Plastic Surgeon
Bronze, Full Size, Beverly Hills,

Mr. and Mrs. Mathias, Benefactors of The Mathias Cultural Arts Center
Bronze, Full Size Heads, Escondido, California

Mother and Children
Carved Cherry Wood,
½ Scale,
All Souls Episcopal Church
La Jolla, California

Senator William Craven, Founder of California
State University San Marcos
Bronze, Full Size Bust, Craven Hall, San Marcos,

Senator Comparison
Oceanside, California
Dr. S. Richardson Hill, Emeritus President of University of Alabama at
Bronze, Full Figure Heroic Scale, Presidential Park on University Blvd,
Birmingham, Alabama

Dedication Ceremony
Birmingham, Alabama
Philanthropist Joe Lee Griffin, Benefactor of Joe Lee Griffin
Cancer Lodge
Bronze, Full Size Bust, Griffin Cancer Lodge, Birmingham,

Businessman William Jordan
Birmingham, Alabama
Brnoze Relief

Hand of God Altar Piece Faith Chapel Church
Sculpted Clay cast into Hydrocol, Heroic Scale,
Birmingham, Alabama

Replica Commission of Asian Statuette,
Birmingham Museum of Art
Carved Bass Wood, Full Size, Birmingham,

Restoration and Sculpting of Prehistoric Paleolithic Cave Dwellers for National Park Service
Sculpted Clay and Mixed Media cast into Fiberglass for OutsideDisplay , Full Size, Russell Cave
National Monument, Bridgeport Alabama

Creation of Deer Skin and Rattle Snake Racks for Prehistoric Paleolithic Cliff
Dweller Display for National Park Service
Hand Carved & Weaved, Full Scale, Russell Park National Monument, Bridgeport, Alabama

Ira Chaffin Sculpture 1309 19th Street South, Birmingham, AL 35205
Chaffin Carousel Carving School  Phone: 205.789.7925
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