Brent Naughton to Move On After Serving as Manager of Baseball Art Facebook Page for Nearly Two Years

Most artists who specialize to any degree in the creation of baseball-themed artwork are aware of the Baseball Art Facebook page. Many artists have used the page as a resource which has led them to finding information about shows, links to articles about issues affecting sports artists, or for finding others who also work hard within the same demanding profession.

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Sports Art and Red Sox Draw Out Best in Kevin McNeil

If you like baseball art, there’s a pretty good chance you’ll like the art created by Kevin McNeil. If you like the Boston Red Sox, there’s an even greater chance that McNeil’s work will provide you with inspiration.

McNeil is an English major who left his artistic talent on the sidelines while he pursued a more mainstream career but,

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Artist Noah Stokes Attracts Attention with All-Star Talent

Artist Noah Stokes’s work revolves around the traditions and passions of American sports.  He grew up with the Atlanta Braves and his artistic talents developed around the same time that the Braves were climbing from baseball’s cellar to become one of the best teams in the sport. Stokes is also as big a Georgia Bulldogs fan as they come.

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Call for Artists: Hoboken’s Gallery 1200 Presents Baseball Art All-Stars Show

Gallery_1200_logoGallery 1200, located in Hoboken, NJ, seeks baseball-themed art that captures the essence of America’s Pastime for its Baseball Art All Stars show, which will open in early July and run through Labor Day.

Hoboken is rich in baseball history, and the gallery is located one block from the site of the famed Elysian Fields game between the Knickerbocker Club and the New York Nine in 1845.

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Artist Jared Kelley Hits Home Run in Sports Art & Portraiture Fields

Jared Kelley is the Lead Portrait Painter for Sport Kings, LLC, a major trading card company. Kelley’s miniature sports art has been featured in art and hobby publications of recent past, including Beckett Magazine in which Kelley was listed among the nine most influential artists in the country who are changing the world of card collecting.

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Love of Baseball & Art Trumps Finance Background for Dave Choate

Dave Choate is a self-taught artist who didn’t get his start until he was living in California while in his late 20s. Choate majored in finance in college, but if he had the chance to do it again says he would have attended art school. 

“I started out as an abstract expressionist,”

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Beer, Ballpark Snacks & Baseball Art:
Bergino Baseball Clubhouse Features Artist Will Johnson at Spring Art Party

I’ve been meaning to stop in to Bergino Baseball Clubhouse for far too long. The Greenwich Village art gallery, clubhouse and retail shop regularly posts images of art on its website and Facebook page that have long piqued my curiosity, but I’ve still never been.

On Friday, May 2 from 6-9pm,

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Paul Lempa “Moonlights” his way into Prominent Art Career

A lifelong sports fan and avid artist, Paul Lempa started teaching himself how to paint at the age of 33 after seeing a baseball art exhibit at the National Folk Art Museum in New York City in 2003. In recent years, Lempa, who has worked extensively as a creative director in the advertising industry,

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Fueled by Love of Baseball, Artist Chris Felix Captures Sport’s Greatest Stars

Chris Felix, a native of Cincinnati, Ohio, is an artist who specializes in fine art acrylic sports paintings.  A graduate of the College of Art Advertising in Cincinnati, Felix first received recognition for his art as a sixth grader at St. William School when his pencil sketch of Johnny Bench won him a Cincinnati Reds autographed baseball in a local department store’s “Draw Your Favorite Reds Player”

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Peter Chen Lights Up World of Baseball Art with his Work

Since he was young, Peter Chen has always been fascinated by baseball art and photography. He discovered early on that he had more talent with a paintbrush than with a bat, so he combined his love for baseball and art while continuing to hone his craft. Chen is recognized for his Jumbotron-style portraits of baseball players,

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