International Art Award

This painting won 1st place in the Artist Table “The Figure” International Competition in March 2015.

Agony Of Defeat

18×24″ pastel on paper

Nobody likes to lose. This ballplayer showed his disappointment with his whole body. I wanted to capture the hot summer light and warmth in his skin in contrast to the rusty old bench. I used crushed styrofoam cups to lead the eye around the painting.