Mac Hornecker, Sculptor      1943-2011

Mac Hornecker
106 Ridge Creek Pt
Arkadelphia, AR   71923
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     Mac Hornecker had over 40 years of experience as a professional sculptor.  He received a
BFA in Sculpture in 1968 from the Kansas City Art Institute and a MFA in Sculpture
from the University of Oklahoma in 1970. He received his first commission from the
Oklahoma City Arts Council in 1971 for a 12 ton cast concrete sculpture.
Since that time he has received major commissions for large exterior and interior sculptures. 
In 1971 he won a national competition for a large exterior sculpture called "Prairie Bluff"
for the  South Dakota Memorial Art Center in Brookings, SD.

Major Commissions in the last 20 years have included:
     Iowa Farm Bureau, West DesMoines, IA, 1989,  "River"  10'x55'x10'  welded steel
     Employers Mutual Company, DesMoines, IA,  1996,   "Prairie Wind"  15'x30'x10'   welded steel
     Hotel Pattee ,  Perry, IA,,  1997,  "Prairie Markers"  25'x 60'x6'     ferroconcrete
     Pennsylvania College of Optometry,  Philadelphia, PA,  1998,   "Caution to the Wind"  
          34"x 72"x 32" mahogany
     Buena Vista  University,   Storm Lake, IA,  2000,   "Plato"   12'x10'x8'    steel and ferroconcrete
     Mid America Group, Urbandale, IA, 2005,  "Hills, Fields, Wind, and Rain"  15'x32'x66' 
          cor-ten steel and ferroconcrete
     Ryan Companies,  Clive, IA  2006  "Prairie Emergence"  22'x12'x15'   steel and ferroconcete
     Iowa State Bank, Urbandale, IA   2006  "Falling Waters"  5'x5'x6"    Bronze
     City of Clinton, IA,  2008  "River's Edge"  12'x28'x22'    steel and ferroconcrete
     Allied Group, for each corporate office,  five bronze sculptures approximately 3 ' to 4'
Major Public Collections:
     Bernice Garden, Little Rock, AR
     Appalachian State University , Boone, NC
     University of South Dakota
     City of Ames, IA
     City of Northlake, IL
     Drury University
     State of Iowa Capital Complex
     City of Sheldon, MO  city park
     South Dakota Memorial Art Center,  Brookings, SD
     Northwestern College,   Orange City, IA
     Bellevue University,  Bellevue, NE
     Pacesetter Corp., Omaha, NE
     Sioux City Art Center,  Sioux City, IA
     Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, University of Nebraska
     City of Omaha, Heartland  Of America Park, Omaha, NE
     Suburban Fine Arts Center,  Highland Park, IL
     Northern State University,  Aberdeen, SD
     North Dakota State University,  Fargo, ND
     Mary Ann Liegh Block Museum of Art,  Northwestern University,  Evanston, IL
     Arkansas Fine Arts Center, Little Rock, AR
     MacNider Museum,  Mason City, IA
     Also may private collections

     During the last 40 years Mr. Hornecker has participated in over 40 juried and
invitational shows. He has won awards in several juried shows including most
recently the Delta Award from the Arkansas Art Center's Delta Show in 2007. 
Also in this time period he has had over 35 Solo Shows, and  received grants from
the IA Arts Council/National Endowment/ For The Arts.   He has served on the
advisory board for the Iowa Arts Council and through the years
has been a guest artist at many colleges and universities in the Midwest.Des Moines, Iowa