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Mississippi River Festival: Lasting Shadows at Dusk - A recent commission

Mississippi River Festival: Lasting Shadows at Dusk oil on canvas 40 x 30 inches

Mississippi River Festival: Lasting Shadows at Dusk
oil on canvas
40 x 30 inches

I was recently commissioned to paint an image of the Southern Illinois University (SIUE) Mississippi River Festival as a recognition gift given to Steve Jankowski for his service to the SIUE Alumni Association. The gift was given by the members of the board, as a gesture of their gratitude. I was honored to have been approached, and had a blast painting this one. My favorite part of the painting are the lasting shadows presented at dusk - maybe a perfect metaphor for a retirement by a gentleman who has made a lasting impression on the University in my backyard.

Click here to purchase a signed, limited-edition print for $100.00.
50% of the sale will be donated to the SIUE Alumni Association Scholarship Program.

Click here for more about commissioning Steve Hartman.