Brian Fox (artist)
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Brian Fox is an American painter who has created portraits of many entertainment and sports celebrities.
In 2009, Fox was hired to produce “Original Artist Sketch Cards” for TOPPS popular Series 1 Baseball Cards. Brian completed the sketches of forty current and retired baseball players, including Babe Ruth, Mickey Mantle, Jonathan Papelbon, Josh Hamilton, and Ichiro Suzuki.
Also in 2009, Fox was commissioned by the National Hockey League to produce original artwork for the 2010 NHL Winter Classic. Fox’s artwork appeared on the cover of the limited edition game day program. The painting was auctioned on NHL Auctions, on NHL.com. A portion of the proceeds benefited Hockey Fights Cancer and Curt’s Pitch for ALS.
Fox has helped raise money for charities and non-profits such as 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.
Work in collections
- Jackie Robinson Foundation
- Tom Brady
- Curt Schilling
- Josh Beckett
- Michael Phelps
- Johan Santana
- Ichiro Suzuki
- Jim Thorpe
- George St. Pierre, Mixed Martial Arts Champion
- Alan Garcia, Thoroughbred Horse Racing Jockey
Celebrities and CEOs:
- Morgan Freeman
- Charlton Heston
- Keith Richards
- Ray Charles
- Johnny Depp
- Larry Lucchino – CEO of Boston Red Sox
- Oz Scott – Director of C.S.I. NY
- George Horowitz, President Everlast Worldwide Inc.
- Bill Casner, CEO WinStar Farms
- Charlie Jacobs, owner Boston Bruins
Fox graduated from the University of Massachusetts in 1990 with a bachelor's degree in Fine Arts.
- NHL: Boston Artist Captures Essence of Winter Classic https://web.archive.org/web/20110604013752/http://www.nhl.com/ice/news.htm?id=509992
- Providence Journal: Artist’s paintings so real they look like photos http://www.projo.com/news/bobkerr/kerr_column_17_01-17-10_5UH3D2N_v21.30f0c08.htm
- Fall River Herald: Somerset Native Has Bruch With Winter Classic http://www.heraldnews.com/highlight/x1820918032/PORTRAIT-ON-ICE-Somerset-native-has-brush-with-Winter-Classic
- Blast Magazine: Local Artist Brian Fox Taking Part in NHL Winter Classic http://blastmagazine.com/the-magazine/arts/art/2010/01/local-artist-brian-fox-taking-part-in-nhl-winter-classic/
- WBZ-TV: Red Sox, Patriots - Local Artist Shows Off Latest Work http://email@example.com
- Saratoga Today: Brian Fox Majesty Power http://www.saratoga.com/horse-racing-blog/2009/08/rachel-alexandra-brian-t-fox-siros-majesty-power-and-insight.html
- Sherdog: First-Ever Autographed Limited Edition Prints of MMA Champion GSP http://www.sherdog.com/news/pressreleases/First-ever-Autographed-Limited-Edition-Prints-of-MMA-Champion-GSP-Now-Available-18145
- Brian Fox: http://www.brianfoxstudios.com/