Don Begg Studio West Bronze Art Foundry

Studio West Bronze Foundry & Gallery was founded in Cochrane in 1970 and has been home to internationally-renowned sculptors and artists.

Tour the sculpture studio where skilled artisans will guide you though the intricate steps of the age old lost-wax process of casting bronze sculptures statues. Everything from the initial rendering, design, sculpting, enlarging and casting is done here at Studio West. Outdoor public bronze statues and monuments are researched, designed, enlarged, cast, and finished in bronze. These are then delivered and installed entirely by Don Begg Studio West.

Studio West’s bronze monuments, more than 180, have been featured on CTV, numerous publications, and enjoyed the world over. To view our artwork and bronze pieces, please call us today to schedule a free tour!

Don Begg

Don Begg first studied bronze casting and sculpture in Alberta and California, followed by specialized training in monumental sculpture in New Jersey and New York. World-renowned for his public monuments and sculptures, in addition to being popular public art attractions and winning numerous public art commissions and awards, his works can be seen throughout Canada, United States, Germany, and France

Visit Our Gallery – We create and cast bronze sculptures

Located just 15 minutes west of Calgary, along the Cowboy Trail, Studio West Bronze Foundry & Gallery features works by Don Begg and “Calgary’s Original Cowboy Artist,” Doug Stephens, as well as the western art of many well-known professional artists.

In addition to stunning bronzes and monuments. Studio West also features an assortment of paintings, fine art, western prints and much more.

We supply corporate and retirement gifts, safety awards, and fine art bronzes for home or office. Our bronzes and monuments range in price from $300 to $250,000 and in sizes from 3” to 14’ heroic scale. No project is too big or small.

The extensive body of work is evidence of versatility and variety of approaches in the portrayal of human qualities and emotion in many different categories, historic figures, military, inspirational, children, industry equestrian and wildlife.

Over 100 original works of art for sale in the gallery/showroom.



Along the Cowboy Trail

  • Helena Montana USA,
  • Bragg Creek Cenotaph, Bragg Creek, AB,
  • Cochrane, Alberta (our hometown) (5 different works, Nan Boothby Library, Legion Cenotaph, Main Street and at Studio West)
  • Mayerthorpe Fallen Four Memorial – Mayerthorpe, AB
  • Drayton Valley, Alberta Civic Centre – Pulling Together statue

We have created more than 180 monuments worldwide. Our work spans North America from coast to coast, Scheldt, BC to Gagetown, NB from Tuktoyktuk, NWT to Florida as well as installations internationally.

  • The 3 prairie legislatures: Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba.
  • Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta Legacy Park
  • Calgary International Airport
  • Ottawa, Ontario and many more across Canada and North America.

“If and when you visit Cochrane, Alberta, you MUST stop in at the Studio West Foundry. If you enjoy sculptures, especially bronzes, then this stop is for you. You can see some of their work at various locations around town, but for the true experience you must go to the source. So, when in Cochrane make the time to visit the Foundry and “ENJOY”!!

Studio Address

205 2nd Avenue E, (Industrial Park), Cochrane, AB, T4C 2B9
Main: 403-932-2611 |
We are open 6 days a week and offer extended gallery hours by appointment.