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Art WallRick Kersten 'Teddy Roosevelt' Unwrapped Canvas with 2 inch Accent Border is a high-quality canvas print vibrantly depicting Teddy Rooseveltcreator of the National Parks. Perfect for any enthusiast of TR or his works. RICK KERSTEN's life and his art have been interwoven since he was a child growing up in Arizona. "It was clear to meat a very young agewhat I wanted to do. I just wanted to create thingswhether it was paintingssculpturebook illustrationgreeting card artmuralscartoon stripsdesigning stores and restaurants or decorating bulletin boards for my daughter-in-law/teacher. I truly love what I do. "Rick obtained his art training through a variety of life experiences. During his formal training at Arizona State Universityhe worked in many advertising agencies in the Phoenix area and also free-lanced as an artist for the popular television show "Wallace and Ladmo." In his senior year at the universityRick was commissioned by Del Webb Corp. to create paintings for their hotels and restaurants. After ASURick found himself in the Navy during the Vietnam Warwhere he did many paintings and illustrations of life in Vietnamthe PhilippinesHong KongTaiwan and Japan. Many of these illustrations were published in the Navy Times newspaper. While in the Philippineshe completed a mural for the main administration building on the Subic Bay Naval base. Up on returning to ArizonaRick and his brother Peteformed Kersten Brothers Studiosdesign studio that specialized in product designs for the retail market. This eventually grew into Kersten Brothers Greeting Cardsa productionsales and distribution company with more than 9,000 accounts in the United States and 14 foreign countries. In 1985the publishing and distribution part of the business was sold. Rick is still involved in licensing Kersten Brother's artworkbut his primary focus is now doing what he loves mostpainting the southwest.
Artist: Rick Kersten
Title: Teddy Roosevelt
Style: ContemporarySubject: People
Dimensions: 36x36 image with 2 inch accent border
100% Made in the USA; Premium Printed Reproduction on Premium Professional grade Canvas

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