National award-winning artist Chris Navarro from Casper, WY is owner of Navarro Gallery and Sculpture Garden in Sedona, AZ. Navarro has been sculpting professionally since 1986. He is best known for his large public sculptures. His work is included in 12 museum collections and over 35 monumental bronze sculptures placed throughout the country. Monumental sculptures include a 16-foot-tall Bronze of the famous bucking horse Steamboat for the University of Wyoming. ‘’ and ‘’The Messenger’’ for the historical Alamo Mission in San Antonio, TX. The author of 4 books ‘’CHASING THE WIND’’ ‘’EMBRACE THE STRUGGLE’’ DARE TO DREAM BIG’ ’and the ‘’ART OF RODEO’’ He was selected as the Honorary Artist for the 2015 Buffalo Bill Art Show in Cody, WY received the 2015 Wyoming Governor’s art award and in 2018 the Distinguished Alumni Award from Casper College. In 2021 he received the Legacy Award and induction into the Bull Riding Hall of Fame. in 2022 inducted into the National Multicultural Western Heritage Museum Hall of Fame Fort Worth, TX.