This portrait was created as part of the Legendary Mayors of San Francisco series that is on display at Chenery House, San Francisco. It is also displayed in the Law Offices of Mayor Alioto’s daughter, Angela Alioto. Thank you Angela for your help with sharing your memories, photos and other documents relating to your father.
“The Say Hey Kid” Portrait of Willie Howard Mays, Jr. 2005 Combined media on canvas, 36″ x 24″ This portrait is a tribute to the amazing achievements of the legendary baseball player Willie Howard Mays, Jr., nicknamed “The Say Hey Kid”, who played with the Giants in New York and San Francisco, and then the […]
Courage & Passion: Portrait of Jackie Robinson 2005 Mixed media on canvas, 30″ x 24″ “A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives.” ~ Jackie Robinson Recipient of the Congressional Gold Medal This portrait is dedicated to the memory of the legendary and pioneering baseball player, Jackie Robinson, who […]
Barry 2005, Caran d’Ache Crayon on paper, 13″ x 16″ This sketch of Barry Bonds was created from life using my favorite water-soluble Caran d’Ache crayons on white cartridge paper. Thanks, Barry, for being a great portrait model! 2005, pigment ink and acrylic on canvas, 50″ x 30″ Other baseball legends I’ve created portraits of […]
Mayor “Sunny” Jim Rolph Jr. 2004, pigment ink and acrylic on canvas, 50″x 74″ This portrait of the longest serving Mayor of San Francisco, ‘Sunny’ Jim Rolph, is part of my Legendary San Francisco Mayors series. It commemorates the life of one of the longest serving mayors of San Francisco who oversaw the recovery of […]
Song for Peace: Portrait of Yitzhak Rabin 1996 Pigment ink on canvas, 31″ x 39″ Yitzhak Rabin was an Israeli politician, statesman and general. He was the fifth Prime Minister of Israel, serving two terms in office, 1974–77 and 1992 until his assassination on November 4th, 1995. The morning after Rabin was assassinated, I saw […]
Jim Brickman Transitions, 1995, 39 seconds This portrait movie Paintermation™ was created for Jim Brickman’s recording label at the time, Windham Hill Records. The music you hear in the video is Angel Eyes. The stages of this movie show different views of Brickman as he plays piano. It was created by recording the transitions of […]