Renowned Artist, Allan Mardon Original Painting “A Celebration of the Horse”
Renowned Artist, Allan Mardon Original Painting “A Celebration of the Horse” Featured at Southern Arizona Horse Expo, January 16th
Renowned Artist, Allan Mardon Original Painting Featured at Southern Arizona Horse Expo on January 16th “A Celebration of the Horse” to be unveiled at Southern Arizona Horse Expo in Tucson, Arizona
Tucson, Arizona (PRWEB) January 16, 2010
An original signed painting by world-famous, American artist Allan Mardon will be available for $17,500 this Saturday, January 16, 2010 at Southern Arizona Horse Expo in Tucson, Arizona. This original masterpiece was developed and created exclusively in Arizona for this event. Mardon’s paintings can be found in galleries and museums throughout the country as well as extensive public, corporate and private collections in the United States and abroad.
Mardon is renowned for the highly-acclaimed and complicated, The Battle of Greasy Grass. It features a large-scale painting of the Custer Battle and is in the permanent collection of the Whitney Gallery of Western Art, Buffalo Bill Historical Center, in Cody, WY, since March, 1999.
For decades, artist Allan Mardon has been hailed as one of the finest sports artists in the world. Featured in literally hundreds of shows and exhibitions all over the planet, Mardon was also the Official Artist for the National Basketball Association (1977-80), and has done numerous covers for Sports Illustrated and Time Magazine.
Mardon is one of the artists represented in a show of Time magazine covers now touring the Middle East and he was one of five artists exhibiting sport paintings at the General Electric Gallery in Fairfield, Connecticut.
If you can’t make it to Tucson for this event, you can buy this original painting by contacting ted(dot)larsen(at)thelarsengroup(dot)com. Also, we are offering an open-edition print of “A Celebration of The Horse,” for only $35.00 and portion of proceeds benefit Equine Voices Rescue & Sanctuary, (www.equinevoices.org) a non-profit organization dedicated to saving Premarin (PMU) mares and foals from slaughter. In addition, while supplies last, we will have the print personally signed by Allan Mardon! This is a limited time offer to acquire a great original print from a world-famous artist, click here to rush your personally signed print today.
About Allan Mardon:
Born in Welland, Ontario, Allan Mardon, official National Basketball Association artist for the 1977 Official Fine Art Sports Collection of lithographics issued by Circle Gallery, Ltd., studied at the Ontario College of Art in Toronto. He did his postgraduate work at the Edinburgh School of Art in Scotland and at the Slade School of Fine Art, University of London. Mardon, who has designed graphics for the Canadian Broadcasting Corp., also spent time as an animator for the National Film Board of Canada in Ottowa. His work has appeared on the cover of Time magazine, frequently in Sports Illustrated, as well as in McCalls and Redbook. His most recent Time covers include the Shah of Iran as well as portraits of the premier of Spain and the President of Greece.
Mardon works in oils, and dyes with a little bit of pencil here and there. Mardon’s work can be found in the collections of Canadian Artists in the Toronto Art Gallery, in 200 years of American Illustration in the Society of Illustrators and in the private collections of John Gertz, Andrea & Bruce Lorig, Tom DuPlain, Peter Mosse, and George Russell, to name a few.