Dustin Payne

The Decoy 54"h x 37"w x 28"d Bronze

Gentlemen's Club 8"H x 27"W x 8"D Bronze

The Outlaw 37"H x 25"W x 20"D Bronze

The Ties That Bind 7ft H x 23"W x 19"D Bronze

Born in the Yellowstone 19.5"H x 20"W x 9"D Bronze

Changing Horizons 17"H x 13"W x 7"D Bronze

Learnin' the Ropes

Dodge City

Chisholm Trail Blues

The Call of Duty

The Legend, The Lore, The Law

1800's Ranger

On The Edge of the Wild

Cactus Jack 10H x 10W x 5D

Mystery of the Riverbend

No Reservations

Father of the Trail

Charles Goodnight

Big Medicine

Will James

Friends in High Places

Old Blue

Wyoming Native

Season of Peace

Timberline Drifter

Rough Road to Tombstone

Changing Horizons

Born In The Yellowstone

Walkin' The Line

The Outlaw

Tall in the Saddle

Downdraft 13"H x 8.25"W x 4"D

Eye of the Storm 18"H x 12"W x 13"D

Distant Drums 27.5"H x 15"W x 6.5"D

West of the Pecos 17.5"H x 32"W x 7"D

Monarchs of the Prairie 22"H x 19"W x 10"D

The Trailblazer 21"H x 20"W x 7"D

Fiddler of the West

On The Edge of the Wild

The Mustang Runner

Taking the High Road Study 9.5″H x 9″W x 6″D

Taking the High Road 21″H x 21″W x 12″D

Legends of the Mountain 23″H x 11″W x 12″D

Prairie Allies Monument 5ft H x 8ft 7″W x 5ft D

Wind River Raiders 15″H (24″H to the top of the staff) x 51″W x 7″D

The History Lesson 15″H x 10″W x 7″D

Whispering Winds 16″H x 8″W x 8″D

Waitin' Around 9″H x 8.5″W x 7″D

Distant Shadows 21″H x 6″W x 7″D

Spring on the Divide 25″H x 15″W x 16″D

The Messenger 23.5″H x 13″W x 10.5″D


Dustin represents the third generation of professional western sculptors in his family.  His father, Vic Payne, and grandfather, Ken Payne, are distinguished sculptors among collectors of Western Art.  Ken began sculpting when he was 35; Vic when he was 19; and Dustin was only eight when he started his first piece, which he finished at age ten.

In the summer season, collectors can often find Dustin sculpting in the gallery, demonstrating his creative process. Dustin's work engages the viewer with intricate design, energy and incredible attention to detail.

When he is not working in the gallery, Dustin works in his studio in Cody, WY, alongside his father Vic Payne. The Payne's studio is a classroom and host for other regional sculptors who come in to work with them such as Lincoln Fox and Mike Hamby. 

Vic and Dustin are in constant conversation about new ideas for sculptures. In addition to his co-worker and father, Vic is Dustin's role model, mentor, and best friend.  Vic and Dustin's bronzes tell stories about pioneers, ranchers, explorers, and the cowboy way of life. Dustin is a student of Native American and cowboy history and his pieces reflect his studies.  He is also a professional Team Roper; when not sculpting, Dustin enjoys training and competing in rodeo competitions.

Dustin was featured in the May 2002 Southwest Art Magazine and again in Southwest Art's annual "Top 21 under 31" in September of 2002.  With Dustin's early start in his career, he has already achieved more than most beginning artists and has advanced incredibly as a western sculptor. 

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