"Famous sculptor and wildlife artist Dave Chapple lives and works in Orange County California where he creates sculpture and artwork for private collections, public art, corporate art and special interest groups.
A former college All-American and NFL All-Pro star turned artist, Dave Chapple's award-winning bronze sculptures, landscape art and wildlife art continue to grace the walls, tables, gardens and plazas of prominent locations around the country.
In 1970, Dave started his professional career as an artist while still playing football with the Los Angeles Rams. His retirement from football in 1975 enabled him to turn his attention full-time to his many artistic pursuits.
Among Dave's pinnacle works is the life-sized bronze monument to Florence Griffith-Joyner (Flo-Jo) at the Florence Joyner Olympiad Park in Mission Viejo, CA.
Dave's bronze sculpture commissions are diverse and include corporate symbols such as a centaur for Chiron Corp. and eagle statues for Foremost Insurance and Cornerstone University, a seven foot peacock for the City of Arcadia, CA, and life sized bronze figures of prominent benefactors, philanthropists and celebrities. Dave's range of art commissions have included numerous wildlife and landscape paintings and golf course art such as featured on ABC television's Jack Nicklaus' Favorite Holes, Fred Couples, the U.S. Open and numerous golf courses around the country.