Art Brokerage: Vic Payne American Artist: b. 1963. Noted western sculptor and artist, Vic Payne was born in San Angelo, Texas, in 1963. Sculpting for nearly 30 years, Vic Payne's limited-edition bronze sculptures pay homage to the West with a passion that evokes the pioneering spirit of the land and its peoples leading the viewer's imagination through the story his pieces tell. As the demand for Vic's work continued to grow, in 1991 he eventually opened his first gallery in Santa Fe, New Mexico becoming known as Mountain Trails. Over the past 10 years, Vic has been commissioned to sculpt numerous monumental bronze sculptures for corporations, municipalities and individuals. Commissioned by Cabela's, Vic has had the honor to sculpt several monumental bronze sculptures for their stores in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Texas, Illinois and Louisiana.