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Brian Fox is a nationally-renowned artist specializing in painting athletes & celebrities. His forte and passion centers on sports and music but his ability and experience extend far beyond that scope. Brian has painted some of the biggest icons of our time, including the late Jackie Robinson, Keith Richards, Derek Jeter, Jim Morrison, Mark Wahlberg, Gene Simmons, Johnny Depp, Muhammad Ali, and Mixed Martial Arts Champion Georges St-Pierre, to name just a few.
Over the course of Brian’s 20-year career, Brian has forged numerous relationships with athletes and organizations such as Curt Schilling, Josh Beckett, Ryan Howard, the Major League Baseball Players Association, the National Hockey League, Rachel Robinson and many more in order to raise substantial money for their favorite charitable organizations, including the ALS Association, Major League Baseball Players Trust, Josh Beckett Foundation, Ryan Howard Family Foundation, Providence College, Hockey Fights Cancer and the Jackie Robinson Foundation.
Brian has been selected as the official commemorative artist for Major League Baseballs 2007, 2008 and 2009 All Star Games, as well as the official artist for the 2007 World Series, held in Boston. In 2009, he was hired to produce Original Artist Sketch Cards for TOPPS popular Series 1 Baseball Cards. Brian completed the sketches of forty (40) current and retired legendary baseball players, including Babe Ruth, Mickey Mantle, Jonathan Papelbon, Josh Hamilton, and Ichiro Suzuki. Also in 2009 & 2010, Brian was commissioned by the NHL to produce original artwork for the 2010 & 2011 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic on January 1 where Brian’s artwork was featured on the cover of the limited edition game day program.
A highlight in Brian’s career, in anticipation for the 2010 Olympics, and 30th Anniversary of the “Miracle on Ice”, Brian collaborated with Olympic hero Jim Craig to create a collection of original artwork commemorating the 30 year anniversary of Miracle on Ice. The first release, a portrait of Craig draped in the American flag. Brian was also commissioned by a private collector to produce a one-of-a-kind collectors portrait commemorating the 30-year anniversary of Miracle on Ice. The portrait was signed by all members of the 1980 U.S. Hockey Team, including Craig.
Brians impeccable draftsmanship, attention to detail and uncanny ability to capture the look of his subjects keep his masters of art in high demand. Brian is prominently featured in numerous celebrity events and high-profile charity benefits, always promoting his altruism and passion for expressive, visual art. Brian Foxs artwork exhibits and sells throughout the United States. http://www.brianfoxstudios.com/