Posts Categorized: Athlete

Vans Commemorates 20 Years of Skateboarding Progression with Legendary Skater Geoff Rowley

The Latest Chapter of THIS IS OFF THE WALL Campaign Puts a Lens on the Iconic British Skater Who Took on the World—and Won Vans.com/rowley Costa Mesa, CALIF. (August 1, 2019) — Since 1966, Vans has championed skateboarders, supporting the iconoclasts who pushed boundaries within action sports and brazenly lived for what they believe in. […]

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Women’s Athletics Make Iconic Images

Julie Rotblatt-Amrany draws on science to inspire her work; she brings attention to energy waves that activate all forms of life that are never static. Utilizing her intuitive understanding of space and interconnections, Julie sculpts the human figure so that it appears to be in motion. The viewer clearly sees the subject’s musculature and grace. […]

The Legacy of Gordie Howe aka, “Mr. Hockey”

The cold weather is here, and so is hockey season. The beloved winter sport is in full swing and if you plan on attending any games then you will get a treat when you walk into the Joe Louis Arena. The facility is home to a few bronze artistic renderings of several NHL Hall of […]

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Unveiling of the John Wooden Sculpture at Purdue University

Fine Art Studio of Rotblatt-Amrany Announces the Unveiling of the John Wooden Sculpture at Purdue University in West Lafayette, IN As a tribute to the former Purdue basketball player and legendary Basketball Hall of Fame member, John Wooden was forever immortalized in the Mackey Arena Plaza at Purdue University on Saturday, September 24, 2016. Long […]

Sculpture of Shaquille O’Neal to Join Staples Center Greats

It looks like Shaquille O’Neal is up next to be immortalized in the basketball community, and all of us at Fine Art Studio of Rotblatt & Amrany are so pleased to announce that we will be creating the statue! “We look forward to having Shaq join the other legends who have been honored with statues […]

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Detroit-Windsor Cross-Border Bridge to be Named After Gordie Howe

Gordie Howe has already been immortalized in a bronze statue we were commissioned to do in 2007, but now the name of “Mr. Hockey” himself will also live on, with the Detroit-Windsor cross-border bridge. Canadian and U.S. officials announced the name last month in Windsor, and the “Gordie Howe International Bridge” is set to be […]

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Super Bowl XLIX – A Closer Look at University of Phoenix Stadium

   It’s time again for football fans to get excited to come together for the biggest event of the season, as Super Bowl XLIX waits just around the corner! This year, Fine Art Studio of Rotblatt & Amrany is proud to be a part of the festivities at the renowned University of Phoenix Stadium, where […]

The 2015 Winter Classic to be Held in Nationals Park

Blackhawks fans everywhere will soon be making the grand pilgrimage to D.C. to watch their team battle it out against the Washington Capitals at the 7th annual Winter Classic on New Year’s Day. Since its beginning, the Classic has been held in Chicago, Boston, Buffalo, Philadelphia, and Pittsburgh. Before the Stanley Cup Finals in Chicago […]

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A Look Back at 6 NHL Statues of Hockey Legends from Fine Art Studio of Rotblatt & Amrany

It’s hockey season, and there’s nothing we love more than watching our favorite NHL teams hit the ice.  Over the years, Fine Art Studio of Rotblatt & Amrany has been honored to create several permanent bronze monuments commemorating NHL legends from teams across the United States. With the 2014 hockey season upon us, we are taking a […]

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Fine Art Studio of Rotblatt & Amrany Announces Unveiling of Sculpture to Honor Retiring White Sox Slugger, Paul Konerko

This past Saturday, September 27th, Sculptor Lou Cella from Fine Art Studio of Rotblatt & Amrany attended “Paul Konerko Day” at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago along with other Studio members. The Studio and Lou Cella were proud to unveil their latest work; a life-size bronze statue of Paul Konerko, to commemorate the player’s last weekend as […]

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Fine Art Studio of Rotblatt & Amrany Brings Iconic Wisconsin Football Team to Life

The air is crisp.  The leaves are falling.  The kids are back in school.  Autumn is officially here, and that can only mean one thing…FOOTBALL SEASON! With only a few games in the books this season so far, it’s hard to tell which NFL team will come out on top.  But even if you’re a […]

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Fine Art Studio of Rotblatt & Amrany Announces Statue to Honor Luc Robitaille of the Los Angeles Kings to be Unveiled in March 2015 in Los Angeles

Fine Art Studio of Rotblatt & Amrany proudly announces their latest project, a larger-than-life-size bronze statue of Los Angeles Kings former star player, Luc Robitaille to be installed at Star Plaza, just outside the Staples Center in Los Angeles, CA. The installation will take place March 7th, 2015; and the buzz is already generating excitement […]

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Chicago Bears Founder Immortalized in Soldier Field Monument

Football season is officially starting again, as is the joy of tailgating and discussing past memories of football stars and great plays.  If you start talking about the history of the Chicago Bears or the greats that have come through the ranks, you would be remiss to leave out the legendary George Halas. He was […]

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Lambeau Leap Statue Unveiling at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, WI

Last Friday, August 1st, Fine Art Studio of Rotblatt & Amrany’s latest statue was unveiled at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, WI. Former Packers safety LeRoy Butler was present to honor the touchdown tradition he began in 1993. Packers President/CEO Mark Murphy was also present to unveil the new life-size bronze Lambeau Leap statue to […]

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Chicago Blackhawk Bobby Hull Statue Still Stands Tall

When art and sports meet in Cicero, the community gets inspired. In 2011, Cicero, with the help of Wirtz Beverage Illinois, opened the Bobby Hull Community Ice Rink.  Hosting up to 800 skaters on any given winter Friday or Saturday, the ice rink is a way for the community to encourage kids to stay fit […]

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Fine Art Studio of Rotblatt & Amrany Announces Unveiling of Statue for Four Winds Field at Stanley Coveleski Stadium

Fine Art Studio of Rotblatt & Amrany is proud to announce the unveiling of a life-size, 6-foot bronze statue honoring Major League Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher, Stanley Coveleski. The unveiling will take place at 5:00 pm on opening day, Tuesday, April 8th inside the center field gate at the stadium formerly known as “Stanley […]

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Fine Art Studio of Rotblatt-Amrany Creates Seven Life Size Bronze Sculptures to Commemorate Green Bay Packers on Heritage Trail

This month, the world renowned artists from the Fine Art Studio of Rotblatt Amrany are in the midst of creating a multiple-sculpture installation commemorating the Green Bay Packers organization. Seven life-sized bronze sculptures are in the process of creation, 3 of which will be unveiled September 14th. The final four are tentatively set to be […]

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The Greatest Sports Museums in North America

Some of the greatest sports museums can be found right here in North America. Not only are there works of art dedicated to the greatest players in professional sports, but many have technological innovations that stun and entertain visitors. Here are two of the best sports museums North America has to offer: First on the […]

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The Amazing Career of LeBron James

He was such an accomplished a basketball player in high school that he was the first draft choice of the NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers in 2003. He went on to be the youngest winner of the NBA’s Rookie of the Year Award. He was only 20 years old. He was born in Akron, Ohio on December […]

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The Enigma That Was Randy Moss

He is considered one of the greatest wide receivers in NFL history and was greatly liked and respected by his former teammates. However, Randy Moss never seemed to fit any mold as his on the field, and off the field, antics took their toll and has made him one of professional football’s greatest enigmas. Moss […]