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Aug25, 2015

Five Questions with Featured Artist Joshua Jacobs

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1) What is your inspiration for painting? What made you want to pursue a career in art?

At an early age, I felt art is the best way I can express myself though drawing.  Over the years of trial and errors, practice and persistence, I then developed several techniques that gave me the confidence to believe […]

Aug9, 2015

Prayers go out to NFL Legend Frank Gifford today.

By |Aug 9, 2015|Deacon Jones Foundation|0 Comments

The Deacon Jones foundation is saddened by the passing of NFL Legend Frank Gifford today.  All of our thoughts and prayers go out to the Frank Gifford Family.

 

Jul22, 2015

“For the Love of the Game” Hines Ward Artwork by David Courson

By |Jul 22, 2015|Deacon Jones Foundation|0 Comments

Deacon Jones Foundation presents the officially licensed by the NFL fine art edition titled “For the Love of the Game” by artist David Courson. No player has shown a greater love for the game then Hines Ward of the Pittsburgh Steelers. Ward played every game with a smile and a deep passion for winning.

Tough. Confident. Passionate. Intense. […]

Jul14, 2015

Five Questions with Featured Artist Rob Jackson

By |Jul 14, 2015|Deacon Jones Foundation|0 Comments

What is your inspiration for painting? What made you want to pursue a career in art?

My inspiration is all about memories. Whether I’m painting someone else’s, or my own.  Two examples off the top of my head; when I’m asked to paint a player holding the super bowl trophy in one arm and his son in […]

Jul11, 2015

Young Emerging Artists Education & Scholarship Program

By |Jul 11, 2015|Deacon Jones Foundation|0 Comments

With so many school districts being forced to suffer cut backs in elective and what are considered non-essential programs, students are being deprived of the ability to study and learn about the things they love. Classes that we once took for granted—in art, music, humanities, philosophy, and even in physical education, have been eliminated due […]

Jul3, 2015

49ers Sports Paintings by Joshua Jacobs

By |Jul 3, 2015|Deacon Jones Foundation|0 Comments

Joshua Jacobs

Please checkout the beautiful sports art of the San Francisco 49ers football players by artist Joshua Jacobs. Joshua Jacobs is an A.U.S. Navy veteran, from San Francisco, California. who has been an artist for over 30 years. He mainly works with acrylics, airbrush and oils, and has been painting professional athletes for a very […]

May21, 2015

Five Questions with Featured Artist Dan Tearle

By |May 21, 2015|Deacon Jones Foundation|0 Comments

1) What is your inspiration for painting? What made you want to pursue a career in art?

My inspiration for painting comes from a fascination for detail from a very young age, studying pictures in books when learning to read and being surrounded by art. When I was growing up, art was the main marketing medium, […]

May12, 2015

Five Questions with Featured Artist Robert Hurst

By |May 12, 2015|Deacon Jones Foundation|0 Comments

1) What made you want to pursue a career in art?

There is no one specific reason I chose to pursued a career in art. I was both inspired by art and seemed to have a talent for it at a young age. I don’t ever remember a time that an image by Michelangelo, Van Gogh, […]

Apr30, 2015

Five Questions with Featured Artist Jota Leal

By |Apr 30, 2015|Deacon Jones Foundation|0 Comments

1) What is your inspiration for painting? What made you want to pursue a career in art? 

My inspiration develops as I submerge myself in the essence of the character through the brush strokes. It develops with every line I create, almost real time. I focus on trying to decipher the soul and get it on […]

Apr21, 2015

“A Coach’s Coach” Bill Belichick Painting by Neal Portnoy

By |Apr 21, 2015|Deacon Jones Foundation|0 Comments

The Deacon Jones Foundation presents the officially licensed by the NFL fine art edition titled “A Coach’s Coach” of NFL Head Coach Bill Belichick by artist Neal Portnoy.  This painting shows Bill Belichick manning the sidelines in his infamous hoodie. Belichick has now coached the Patriots to six Super Bowl appearances: victories in Super Bowls […]