The “Self Made Man” is an original sculpture
by Colorado artist, Bobbie Carlyle. Ms. Carlyle has graciously allowed
Funding Freedom to adopt the “Self Made Man” as its symbol of self-reliance and
the freedom philosophy.
The powerful image of the rugged “Self Made Man,” chiseling himself out of
a solid block of rock captures the essence of the freedom philosophy – that
left to his own devices, man will use his God-given talents to be
creative, productive, and prosperous. Using free will, he will better his
own situation and that of those around him, thereby influencing in a
positive way his own destiny. This captures the philosophy of Funding
Freedom and that of our clients.
Bobby Carlyle is very much the epitome of the “Self Made Woman.” A mother
of seven, she is a hard-working survivor who has raised a large family on
her own, and prospered through her own efforts, using her own hands to
express in sculpture her creative genius. Funding Freedom is very
grateful to Ms. Carlyle for allowing us to adopt her powerful symbol of
the Self Made Man to help us communicate to the world this highly
intangible idea of the freedom philosophy.
The “Self Made Man” is just one of many striking works of art created by
this brilliant artist. To find out more about Bobbie Carlyle and her
wonderful artwork, visit her website at
or call her in Colorado at (970)