Oil/Wax on,marine plywood

16 x 10", 17 x 11"  framed

Stanhope custom Dutch black shadow box frame.

In sports, athletes compete against themselves, against each other, and they compete
against what has gone before. The same prevails for art.. Painters have always reflected
the cultures they live in, whether it was the domination of the sea in ancient Crete, the
16th Century Roman Catholic church, world wars and famine, or our own capitalism.
Today professional sports in America mirrors part of our culture, just as it did when
Bellows and Eakins painted. These contemporary combats lend themselves to my goal of
using art to not only record o